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Oral history interview with Jibreel Khazan and Franklin McCain

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Creator:Khazan, Jibreel, 1941-
Creator:McCain, Franklin (Franklin Eugene), 1941-
Title:Oral history interview with Jibreel Khazan and Franklin McCain
Date:1979 Oct. 20

Oral history in which Jibreel Khazan and Franklin McCain primarily discuss the motivations, planning, strategies, participants, and activities of the 1960 sit-ins. The describe many of the specific community leaders, protest participants, negotiators, supporters, civil rights organizations, attorneys, and high school students involved on both sides of the desegregation issue in Greensboro. Khazan and McCain describe the formation of SNCC and their plans for urban renewal in Greensboro; they also comment on the backgrounds and personalities of themselves and the other two members of the "Greensboro Four," especially the pressures and effects of their February 1, 1960 sit-in at Woolworth's.

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Subjects:Khazan, Jibreel, 1941- | McCain, Franklin (Franklin Eugene), 1941- | Sit-ins--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Nonviolence--North Carolina--Greensboro | Direct action--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civic leaders--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American students--North Carolina--Greensboro | Students--North Carolina--Greensboro | Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | United States, North Carolina, Guilford County, Greensboro, 36.0726355, -79.7919754
Collection:Greensboro Voices: Voicing Observations in Civil Rights and Equality struggles
Institution:University of North Carolina at Greensboro's University Libraries
Contributors:University of North Carolina at Greensboro. University Libraries
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Greensboro Public Library Oral History Project, Greensboro Public Library

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