5 Organizers in 5 Decades

Credits

Thank you to Sydney Beane and his family.

Executive Producers
Marisol Bello
Mary Lassen
Jeff Parcher

Director/Producer/Editor
Cristina Rayas

Director of Photography
Damian Kussian, Flyover Films

Videographer
Bob Vaaler

Sound Mixer
Tom Colvin

Colorist
Raul Zahir De Leon

Sound Design
Pavel Sinev, Interface Media Group

Community Change Communications Fellow
Catherine Bugayong

Archival Footage Courtesy

“Reel America: 1968 Baltimore Riots” – Internet Archive and University of Baltimore Special Collections via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLPn6-mxFcw

“National Indian Youth Council demonstrations, Bureau of Indian Affairs office, Denver 1970” – Photograph via Denver Public Library, Western History Dept. via https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8c/Bia-sit-in.jpg

“The 1968 Democratic National Convention”. NBC Learn, NBC Today Show, 15 Jul. 1984 https://archives.nbclearn.com/portal/site/k-12/browse?cuecard=32716

Richard Boone photograph provided by Steven Boone via ilasting.com/richardboone.php

Special thanks to Peter Schilling and the Minneapolis St. Paul Film Festival.

And much gratitude to the Center for Community Change alumni & staff past, present, and future.

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