African American Sit-In at Forest Knolls (Updated over a year ago)
KPIX News report from June 30th 1961 in San Francisco featuring silent views of Willie Brown and his family (including wife Blanche Brown) outside a model home at the Standard Building Company's Forest Knolls housing development. They staged a civil rights sit-in there because the developers refused to show any homes to African Americans. Also includes brief scenes of them meeting with other members of the local African American community, who were supporting their protest.
Added to San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive on September 26, 2011.
- Type of material: archival newsfilm
- Duration: 1:17
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Recording medium: 16mm b&w, silent film
- Date aired: 6/30/61
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV