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Fri March 30, 2012
Voices for Civil Rights: Reflections on a Movement
In the final installment of Voices for Civil Rights, we hear some reflections on the Civil Rights Movement as a whole.
Kathleen Cleaver describes a loss in intensity in the movement over the years, while Ruby Sales frames the movement as part of a larger fight for human dignity. Finally, we return to Jamila Jones, who recalls how as a child she struggled to understand the segregation on her daily bus ride.
Ruby Sales (Southern Oral History Program)These oral histories were conducted by the Southern Oral History Program at UNC-Chapel Hill.
This series is part of a joint project between the Smithsonian Institution and the Library of Congress.
These oral histories are being added to the holdings at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.