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|Creator:||Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)|
|Creator:||Jones, Jamila, 1944-|
|Creator:||Bishop, John Melville (Videographer)|
|Title:||Jamila Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-27|
|Date:||2011 Apr. 27|
Jamila Jones recalls participating in the Montgomery Bus Boycott as a child and forming a singing group at age 11, the Montgomery Gospel Trio, to raise money for the Civil Rights Movement. She recalls helping the Freedom Riders, visiting the Highlander Folk Center, writing a new verse of the song "We Shall Overcome," and founding the Harambee Singers.
|Types:||Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource|
|Subjects:||Civil rights movements--United States | Freedom Rides, 1961 | We shall overcome | African American singers--Interviews | Civil rights movements--United States--Songs and music | Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956 | Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) | Harambee Singers | Montgomery Gospel Trio | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824|
|Collection:||Civil Rights History Project|
|Institution:||Library of Congress|
|Contributors:||American Folklife Center|
Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights History Project
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0009/|