Footage of a press conference where Father James Groppi, flanked by the Commandos, announced the second march for fair housing legislation to be held that night, August 29, 1967. Groppi clearly lays out the route of the march from the North Side to...
Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Housing--Law and legislation--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
Footage of Father Groppi speaking to reporters at the burned out Freedom House. During the interview, Father Groppi claims that the police started the fire and affirms the rights of the activists to demonstrate and march. He speaks to the issue of...
Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Discrimination in housing--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Race relations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
Arms, a member of Milwaukee's NAACP Youth Council, discusses her arrest and treatment by the Milwaukee police, protests, the Freedom House fire, the Black Christmas economic boycott, and her involvement with the Commandos including her naming of...
Short clip of Father Groppi and the Commandos affirming their right to protest, and saying that they "follow the most radical civil rights leader there is, Jesus Christ," and that they are willing to die.
Civil rights demonstrations--Wisconsin--Milwaukee;
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