“PEOPLE WERE LITERALLY SITTING ON THE FLOOR JUST TO SEE THIS FILM! – BY TIFFANY MCKNIGHT

“I want to give you my deepest gratitude for making an incredible film. The coverage of black people and their respective white allies literally moved me to tears. Tears of joy, shame, and beauty filled my eyes as my emotions tugged at my heart. Words cannot express my deep appreciation for your film and for …

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ORIGINAL OKLAHOMA CITY SIT-INNER IS WRAPPED IN CEREMONIAL BLANKET BY THE LUMMI NATION

Lisa McShane Bellingham WA “At the opening of the documentary ‘Children of the Civil rights.’ The speaker – who spent Saturdays as a small child sitting to integrate a lunch counter in Oklahoma City – is wrapped in a blanket from Lummi Nation.” Rev Merideth Murray Bellingham WA “I just saw this amazing documentary by …

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DOCUMENTARY FILM REVIEW: CHILDREN OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS – BY REASON REST STOP BLOG

Reason Rest Stop Blog Tulsa OK, Route 66 ” … Learning about this story made me think a lot about why I had not heard about it before.  A likely reason is because even though the youth protesters were often badly treated by many of the adults with whom they interfaced in the course of …

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PROSPERITY POLICY: REMEMBER THE CHILDREN – BY DAVID BLATT

Oklahoma Policy Institute ” … Celebrate the brave souls in Selma, Oklahoma City, and across the nation who helped us cross the bridge to freedom, and ensure their memory helps guide us forward in the ongoing journey toward justice. … … One Saturday in October 1958, without even asking their parents’ permission, the children, ages …

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” … OVERALL IT WAS THE BEST FILM I’VE EVER SEEN.” – STUDENT REVIEWS OF CHILDREN OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS

Tulsa Students Review “CHILDREN OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS” in Mr. Jon Lari’s High School Class Demarius Hay: “The film was very inspiring…. It made me want to practice nonviolence in my everyday life. The quote [at the end] from John Lewis was very amazing; it made me think back on my own life and want …

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1000 CATHOLIC STUDENTS BUS TO OKLAHOMA CITY TO VIEW VIEW CIVIL RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY – BY J.E. HELM

“… This month, about 1,000 junior and senior high students from several Oklahoma Catholic schools had the opportunity to interact with history at a presentation of Director Julia Clifford’s documentary, “Children of the Civil Rights” at the Catholic Pastoral Center. The event ended with a question and answer session that included some of the civil …

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“BEST THING I”VE DONE ..” SUPERINTENDENT AT MID-DEL PUBLIC SCHOOLS

It’s the final day of February and Joyce Henderson, Joyce Jackson, Bill Clifford (Dad) and I meet in Midwest City to present to ninth grade students from three high schools in the Midwest City / Del City Public Schools. So far, this presentation has been my favorite one. Maybe I am finally getting comfortable doing …

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RATED 4.9 OUT OF 5 FOR LEARNING EXPERIENCE AT THE MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION INSTITUTE

I am thrilled! I screening the film and gave a short presentation to Teachers attending the Multicultural Education Institute conference. Here are some things they said. Inspiring and amazing film!   Wonderful.   Excellent. An important film. Should be in every school. Great documentary!   I have shown “Eyes on the Prize” for decades and …

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