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Evans Derrell Hopkins oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Richmond, Virginia, 2011-07-07

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Hopkins, Evans D., 1954-
Title:Evans Derrell Hopkins oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Richmond, Virginia, 2011-07-07
Date:2011 July 7
Description:

Evans Hopkins recalls growing up in Danville, Virginia, and participating in efforts to desegregate public schools and the library. He remembers joining the Black Panther Party in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Oakland, California, and working on Bobby Seale's campaign for Mayor of Oakland. He also discusses his imprisonment for car theft and the high rate of incarceration among African American men.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Seale, Bobby, 1936- | Civil rights movements--United States | African American civil rights workers--Interviews | African American prisoners--Interviews | School integration--Virginia--Danville | Black Panther Party | United States, Virginia, Richmond, 37.5537575, -77.4602617 | United States, Virginia, Henrico County, 37.4577067, -77.2964588
Collection:Civil Rights History Project
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:American Folklife Center
Original Material:

Civil Rights History Project, (U.S.) (AFC 2010/039), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights History Project

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0029/