SF Chronicle: A portrait of 1960s college activism



Filmmakers Abby Ginzberg and Frank Dawson never knew each other when they were students at Cornell, even though they were part of the same struggle. In April 1969, when black students occupied the university’s Willard Straight Hall during parents’ weekend to protest racism on campus and the lack of ethnic studies in the curriculum, Dawson was among the students inside, while Ginzberg was among the white supporters outside. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE