Manage episode 355414790 series 1196568
Airing on MPBTV this Friday, February 17th at 7:30 p.m., the film “The Defenders: How Lawyers Protected the Movement,” showcases the bravery and determination of the state’s African-American lawyers during the Civil Rights movement and their front-line work to represent individuals who either were unjustly charged or imprisoned. Today, I have the honor of sitting down with the film’s Director & Writer, Roderick Red, Producer Liz Evans, and Producer & Writer, Sarah C. Campbell to discuss what inspired them to participate in the project and it’s importance and impact on today’s society.
Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized, Emmy award winning editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a "Now You're Talking" on MPB Think Radio and "Conversations" on MPB TV, and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.
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