Frnaklin Middle School

Our Journey: Stories of School Desegregation and Community in Champaign-Urbana

Elders from Champaign, Illinois' Black community share their stories of achievement and struggle with middle school girls from Franklin Middle School. These same students then reflect on their school experiences.

Featuring Nathaniel Banks, Erma Bridgewater, Catherine Hogue, John Lee Jonhson, Martel Miller, Nina Patterson, Hattie Paulk, Ivon Ridgeway, Kathleen Slates, Hester Suggs, Fannie Taylor and Arnold Yarber.

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