Year Seven - May 25, 2010

Riots at Centennial High School 1971


Riots at Centennial High School 1971, is a video produced by Corbin P. an Edison Middle School student and a student in the Youth Media Workshop program. Corbin interviewed Mr. Alvin Griggs, former Edison Middle School Principal and Centennial High School Vice-Principal, about education in Champaign, IL. During the interview, Mr Griggs mentioned a race riot that occurred at Centennial High School in 1971. Corbin researched the riot and interviewed Mr. Griggs again, this time focusing on the riot. This is the edited interview, produced by Corbin.

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