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Morning Video: Remembering Big School Segregation Protests In Chicago & New York

This video trailer from Chicago's Kartemquin documentary filmmakers comes from a "documentary project in progress" connecting the 1963 Chicago Public School Boycott to today's education struggles.

In 1963, roughly 200,000 Chicagoans marched to protest the policies of then-CPS superintendent Benjamin Willis. (A year later, there was a 500,000-person protest against school segregation in New York City.) 

So far, nobody's identified footage of a young Bernie Sanders at the event, but who knows... it could happen.

A documentary project in progress connecting the 1963 Chicago Public School Boycott to today's education struggles - See more at: http://63boycott.kartemquin.com/#sthash.ookF5KBI.dpuf

 

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