Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the original 16mm negative film were scanned and digitized to create 2K DPX files and the original 1/4" elements were digitized to create 24-bit 96kHz .wav files. The picture and audio were then reassembled at the Film & Media Archive.
Washington University in St. Louis
MAVIS Interview Record: 311
Eyes on the Prize II
Elaine Brown is a civil rights leader who served as Chairperson of the Black Panther from 1974 to 1977. She had been active in the party since shortly after moving to Los Angeles in 1965 with the intention of becoming a songwriter. She helped create many Panther programs, including Free Breakfast for Children, Busing to Prisons, Free Legal Aid, and Liberation School. After leaving the party, she founded Mothers Advocating Juvenile Justice, the National Alliance for Radical Prison Reform and became CEO of Oakland & the World Enterprises Inc., a nonprofit that helps former inmates create co-ops.