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Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-07-08.

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Cox, Courtland, 1941-
Title:Courtland Cox oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Washington, D.C., 2011-07-08.
Date:2011 July 8
Description:

Courtland Cox recalls growing up in Trinidad and New York City, and attending Howard University. He remembers organizing student protests in Washington, D. C., with the Nonviolent Action Group, which later merged with other groups to become the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). He also discusses the March on Washington, the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, changes in SNCC, and attending the Sixth Pan-African Congress.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States | African American civil rights workers--Interviews | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | African American college students--Interviews | March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) | Voter registration--Alabama | Pan African Congress | Howard University. Nonviolent Action Group | Howard University | Democratic National Convention (1964 : Atlantic City, N.J.) | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871
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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Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/item/afc2010039_crhp0030/