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|Creator:||Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)|
|Title:||Kathleen Cleaver oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-09-16|
|Date:||2011 Sept. 16|
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|
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_crhp0051/|