Dick Gregory talks about the Civil Rights movement and Wounded Knee

Jan 19, 1974
Topics: Politics
Dennis Hamilton, Dick Gregory

Dick Gregory talks in Fargo-Moorhead on the Concordia campus. Author and human rights activist Dick Gregory talks about the Wounded Knee occupation. He talks about the similarities to the Civil Rights movement, and says the cooling off on college campuses over past two years doesn't signify complacency about human rights. He also discusses school integration, racism, and women's role on campus. He says student causes have been achieved. He mentions the purpose of demonstrating, and that you can't keep up that kind of momentum 24 hours a day; it's only good to shock the conscious.

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