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Oral history interview with Cleveland Sellers (part 2)

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Creator:Sellers, Cleveland, 1944-
Title:Oral history interview with Cleveland Sellers (part 2)
Date:1989 May 10

Sellers primarily details the activities of SNCC in Mississippi and Alabama from 1963 through 1967. He describes various projects and initiatives, including Freedom Democratic Party, Mississippi Freedom Party, marches with Martin Luther King, Jr., and discusses the murder of Sammy Young. He also describes SNCC philosophy and strategy, specifically the influx and exodus of members, the shift from a civil rights organization to a human rights organization, the Black Panther Party and "black power," and the influence and roles of other organizations and leaders, including King and Malcolm X.

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Subjects:Sellers, Cleveland, 1944- | African American civil rights workers | Civil rights workers--United States | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Civil rights demonstrations--United States | Civil rights movements--United States | Black Panther Party | Black power--United States | 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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Forms part of online collection: Greensboro Voices.

Persistent Link to Item:http://library.uncg.edu/dp/crg/oralHistItem.aspx?i=575