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Dr. Ernest Johnson Interview

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-09-25

Duration: 00:04:32

Subjects: Johnson, Ernest L., Sr. | Naacp | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Education | Jena Six

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Johnson, Ernest Interviewee

Description

This segment from the September 25, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Dr. Ernest Johnson, the president of the Louisiana chapter of the NAACP. Dr. Johnson discusses: the 100th anniversary of the NAACP; the continuing fight for justice within the system; the Jena 6; the Louisiana chapter’s focus on improving public education; and the upcoming annual conference in Baton Rouge.