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Danville Civil Rights Rally
(WDBJ Television, Roanoke, VA)

Reverend Lawrence Campbell led a group of black residents in a spirited session of freedom songs. At the conclusion of the singing, two black women walked to a microphone and shared with the crowd a story of Danville police brutality they had personally experienced and witnessed firsthand. A third women, obviously very shaken and concerned, informed the crowd that her father and mother had been arrested.
About the film
  • Date: Summer 1963
  • Sound: Yes
  • Duration: 02:51
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