One Day in May: Lillian Anthony, "What Can You Do?" (1968)
Please note: this recording contains use of the n-word that some listeners may find disturbing. Lillian Anthony, the first director of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department, delivers the keynote address during a day focused on speaking and listening to issues of racial injustice, known as "One Day in May," 1968 May 15. Augsburg administration and faculty canceled class for One Day in May and invited speakers to discuss racism in and beyond Minneapolis following the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968. Audio digitized from a magnetic reel-to-reel recording on 2018 January 31 and edited for clarity. The image depicts Anthony as she spoke and comes from a 1968 May 22 article in the Augsburg Echo, front page. Identifier: SC 05.1.4.2013.01.0255a
Anthony, Lillian (1925-2014)
African Americans Minnesota
Minneapolis Department of Human Rights
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