Brenda Campen wrote the viewers’ guide, just released, for the 2009 film “For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska.” The film tells the story of the effort to end legal discrimination against Alaska Natives, which culminated in the Alaska Anti-Discrimination Act — and preceded more widely-known national civil rights legislation.
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Brenda Campen: The fight for civil rights in Alaska
Sitka JazzFest! director Mike Kernin says this year's festival will feature Grammy-winning violinist Mads Toling, among its headliners. Also trumpeter Kenny Washington, vocalist Kenny Washington, and the Dewayne Pate trio. For a complete rundown of artists and performances, visit Sitka JazzFest! Downloadable audio. more
The activities budget for Sitka High School may have reached a tipping point -- and it could force the end of some programs. The Sitka School Board heard a report from activities director LieuDell Goldsberry earlier this month. Between the recent addition of several new activities and a reduction in district spending, most programs have seen a cut of at least 40-percent over two years. more