Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race

This documentary tells the story of how Tom Bradley’s coalition of African Americans, Jews, white liberals, Latinos and Asian Americans united a divided city, brought inclusion and access, and set the foundation for sustainable inter-racial coalitions that later encouraged the elections of minority candidates nationwide, most notably President Barack Obama.

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Lyn Goldfarb and Alison Sotomayor
Los Angeles, CA
TVPRG - NBPC subgrant


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