Disc One: Richard Claxton "Dick" Gregory gives a speech on June 7, 1970 at the Longshoreman's Hall in San Francisco at a benefit sponsored by the Committee United for Political Prisoners. Gregory states his feelings that America's problems are every American's responsibility, and that young people are the new target of repression by the government. <br><br>Disc Two: Alexander Murray Palmer "Alex" Haley, author of "Roots: The Saga of an American Family," and "The Autobiography of Malxolm X" is interviewed by a panel on the KCBS radio program "In Depth" circa 1976. The panel discusses the need for Black Studies programs at universities, and Haley explains how African Americans have been left out of America's historical record despite the important role that they have played in our history.
Dick Gregory & Alex Haley