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Remembering Kelly Alexander, Sr. (1985)

Folks

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-04-07

Duration: 00:02:43

Subjects: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Richardson, Rupert

Contributors:

  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Richardson, Rupert Interviewee

Description

This segment from the April 7, 1985, episode of the series “Folks” features Rob Hinton reporting on the death of Kelly Alexander, Sr., the chairman of the board of directors for the NAACP, at age 69. He interviews Rupert Richardson, the president of the Louisiana NAACP, who discusses her loss of a personal friend and mentor and the impact of Alexander’s death on the future of the NAACP.