Extra Gravy: Newsreels for Hostesses of the Movement

Rosalind Bentley, the reporter of last week’s podcast episode, found some extra Gravy for us: newsreel footage from Albany, Georgia, featuring Aunt Lucy, a hostess for the Civil Rights Movement.

Hostesses of the Movement

This week’s Gravy podcast looks at hostesses of the Civil Rights Movement. They were school teachers, church ladies and club women who were not direct in their assault of segregation, but nonetheless played a vital role in the change that was to come.

You Are Welcome Here

We wanted the sign state not that all are welcome, but that you are welcome.

Sapelo Red Peas

Residents of the Hog Hammock community in Sapelo Island, Georgia, believe that the Geechee Red Pea is their key to economic development.

If We So Choose

The short documentary “If We So Choose” introduces residents of Athens, Georgia who not only lived through Jim Crow separatism but fought against it and won.