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Kathleen Cleaver oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-09-16

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Creator:Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
Creator:Mosnier, Joseph
Creator:Cleaver, Kathleen
Title:Kathleen Cleaver oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-09-16
Date:2011 Sept. 16
Description:

Kathleen Cleaver recalls growing up in Tuskegee, Alabama, India and the Philippines while her father worked for the foreign service. She remembers dropping out of college to work for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) as a secretary, and witnessing the dissolution of that organization. She discusses meeting her husband, Eldridge Cleaver, joining the Black Panther Party, and organizing against police brutality.

Types:Oral histories (document genres) | Interviews | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998 | Civil rights movements--United States | African American civil rights workers--Interviews | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | African American college students--Interviews | Black Panther Party | Police brutality | Black nationalism | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824
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_crhp0051/