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During the May Day Trial, the Black Student Alliance at Yale was committed to making change on and off campus. In episode 7, we hear from BSAY leaders Ralph Dawson and Kurt Schmolke about the student work that thrust the University into the center stage.
In this episode of Revolution of Trial, we get a full, raw and uncomfortable retelling of the trial from the Panther attorney, David Rosen, Ericka Huggins, and Paul Bass. Also includes insight from Germano Kimbro, son of Warren Kimbro who pleaded guilty to the murder of Alex Rackley.
In episode 5 of Revolution on Trial, Mercy secures an interview with George Edwards, a New Haven notable whose life has been haunted by constant surveillance and FBI oversight through COINTELPRO since the night he was to be executed with Alex Rackley. Featuring sound from the Rackley interrogation, details on the case from Paul Bass […]
Co-Produced by:The Narrative Project and Artspace New Haven In episode 4 of Revolution on Trial, Mercy discusses the woes of women in the movement both in 1969 and today. Featuring Elise Brown, Ericka Huggins, Paul Bass and Kerry Ellington.
Co-Produced by:The Narrative Project and Artspace New Haven Risking everything for justice isn’t an easy job, but someone’s got to do it. In episode three of Revolution on Trail, Kerry Ellington, Addys Castillo, Ericka Huggins, Germano Kimbro, and Ala Ochumare share how the thankless job of organizing in liberation movements often results in loss of […]
Co-Produced by:The Narrative Project and Artspace New Haven In the second episode of Revolution on Trial, Mercy Quaye reframes the picture of the Black Panther Party and their ten-point program as it relates to New Haven and the nation’s legacy of police brutality on the black community. Featuring interviews from Kerry Ellington, Addys Castillo, and […]
WNPR, Where We Live 5/15/2020. Revisiting New Haven’s Black Panther Trials With Ericka Huggins
WNHH 103.5FM 5/1/2020 Dateline New Haven: May Day 50 Years Later
Co-Produced by:The Narrative Project and Artspace New Haven In the first episode of The Revolution on Trial, Mercy Quaye begins her investigation into the history of the New Haven Black Panther Party. Listen in as she begins to unravel the vivid story of the Panther’s and the May Day Trials in New Haven, both through […]
Co-Produced by: The Narrative Project and Artspace New Haven 50 years ago the Black Panther Party organized a rally on the New Haven Green to protest the trial of nine party members who were being tried for accounts relating to the murder of Panther member and suspected FBI informant, Alex Rackley. This 8-part series features firsthand […]
New Haven Register 4/26/2020 Zahn, Brian. With May Day in quarantine, Artspace Black Panther trial exhibition temporarily postponed
Yale Daily News 4/16/20 Radillo, Annie. “Zoomies” provide virtual havens for health care workers