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Fighting for Justice - New York Voices of the Civil Rights Movement
Fighting for Justice - New York Voices of the Civil Rights Movement - New York City played a prominent role in the National Civil Rights struggle. This section illustrates that role through various films and other materials. The short films that comprise Fighting for Justice: New York Voices of the Civil Rights Movement we produced in cooperation with NYC Media. Additional films and resources will be added when available.

CCHR
Interviews
Esther Cooper JacksonEsther Cooper Jackson running time 12:19
Civil Rights activist; managing editor and one of the founders of the influential political and cultural quarterly magazine Freedomways (1961-1986); Executive Secretary of the Southern Negro Youth Congress (1942-1946).
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Clifford L. Alexander, Jr.Clifford L. Alexander, Jr. running time 13:02
President of Alexander and Associates, attorney, businessman, and former public servant under four US Presidents; counsel to President Lyndon B. Johnson during the passage of the 1964 and 1965 Civil Rights legislation.
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Esther Cooper JacksonElsie Richardson running time 12:11
Community organizer and activist in Bedford-Stuyvesant; led Senator Robert F. Kennedy on a local tour in 1966 leading to the nation's first nonprofit community development corporation, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corp.; took part in the 1941 NYC bus boycotts.
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New York City Commission on Human Rights - 40 Rector Street New York, NY 10006 - www,nyc.gov/cchr - dial 311