Creator and Producer Alan Lipke has more than 30 years experience in public affairs and media production. He has been the Southern regional correspondent for Pacifica Radio and a frequent contributor to NPR, Monitor Radio, and a number of nationally syndicated public radio programs. He's won international, national and regional broadcast awards including the Edward R. Murrow, New York Festivals and Society of Professional Journalists awards.

Executive Producer and Managing Editor Jude Thilman has 30 years experience in non-profit education. She is the founder and director of Creative Change Productions and was the co-initiator and project director of the NPR distributed and award-winning documentary series, The DNA Files. She is the recipient of numerous public-broadcasting awards for her documentary, news and public affairs reporting and programs including the Peabody/Robert Woods Johnson, Alfred I. duPont and American Women in Radio and Television awards.







We honor the contributions of the following advisors, scholars and activists, for whom this subject is, in many cases, their life's work:



Alwynn Barr, Professor, Dept. of History at Texas Tech. University

Charles Bolton, Professor of History and Director of Oral History, University of Southern Mississippi

John Bracey, Professor of History & African America Studies, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Sharon Carson, Professor of English, Philosophy and Religion, University of North Dakota, specializing in black theology, African American history and literature

Anna Chairetakis, Musicologist, The Alan Lomax Archives

David Colburn, Professor of History & Provost, University of Florida; author The African American Heritage of Florida

Glenda Gilmore, Assistant Professor of History, Yale University, author, Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920

Maxine Jones, Professor of History, Florida State University

Leon Litwack, Morrison Professor of American History at U.C. Berkeley, author, Been in the Storm So Long (Pulitzer Prize),  Trouble in Mind

Leonard Moore, McGill University, author, Citizen Klansman, White Protestant Nation

Lois E. Myers, Sec-Treasurer of Texas Oral History Assoc., Mgr. Editor of Soundhistorian: Journal of the Oral History Association

Mae Ngai, Professor of History, U.  Chicago, specializing in Immigration Law and Policy.

Paul Ortiz, Assistant Professor in the Community Services Department of the Uiversity of California at Santa Cruz, formerly of Duke University's Center of Documentary Studies

Arturo Rosales, Professor of History, Arizona State University, author, Pobre Raza!: Violence, Justice and Mobilization Among Mexico Lindo Immigrants,  1900-1936

Richard Slotkin, Olin Professor of American Studies; Center for the Americas; Wesleyan Univ.

Douglas Uzzell, President, the Social Science Consortium, Tampa FL, Ph.D Cultural Anthropology; author, various monographs and ethnographies

George C. Wright, Kenan Professor of American History, Dir. African-American Studies and Provost, U. Texas - Austin; author, Racial Violence in Kentucky,  1865-1940

Richard Yarborough, Assoc. Prof. English/American Literature UCLA; Dir. Center for African-American Studies; author, Ideology & Black Characterization in the Early Afro-American Novel










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