Alexis Moore Bruton and Cecily Moore Banks, daughters of legendary Philadelphia civil rights leader Cecil B. Moore, share stories about the man, the dad, and the leader. From having their home phone tapped by the FBI, to being signed up to model in milk ads, Bruton and Banks give us a glimpse of what it was like to grow up with a celebrity dad.
This podcast episode is part of the First Person Arts Philly reACTS Podcast series commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act. Philly reACTS is made possible thanks to a planning grant from the Heritage Program of Philadelphia, part of the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, and support from Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority.
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