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Joanne Grant

JOANNE GRANT began her career in civil rights as assistant to NAACP founder W. E. B. Du Bois. While working as a reporter for the National Guardian in the 1960s, she joined the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and became a close associate of Ella Baker. She produced Fundi: The Story of Ella Baker, a documentary film nationally telecast on PBS, and is the editor of Black Protest, a classic documentary history, and Confrontation on Campus. She lives in New York City.