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Flip Schulke describes his experiences photographing race issues in Mississippi and the south

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Creator:Schulke, Flip
Title:Flip Schulke describes his experiences photographing race issues in Mississippi and the south

Flip Schulke talks about his experiences photographing race related stories in the south. He discusses photographing the admission of the first black student, James Meredith, into the University of Mississippi. The effects of the assassination on Martin Luther King on the protests and marches is talked about. He finishes by discussing the differences between the youth of the 60s and the youth of today, and the effects of the protest movements.

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Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Assassination | Schulke, Flip | Meredith, James, 1933- | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 | Carmichael, Stokely | Photojournalists | Protest marches--Southern States | Youth--United States | African American youth | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Oxford | University of Mississippi | Race relations | African Americans--Civil rights | College students--Mississippi--Oxford | School integration--Mississippi--Oxford | African American college students--Mississippi--Oxford | School integration--Massive resistance movement--Mississippi--Oxford | African Americans--Violence against--Alabama--Montgomery | Mobs--Alabama--Montgomery | Mobs--Mississippi--Oxford | Segregationists--Southern States | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | Segregation--Southern States | Direct action | Nonviolence | Black power--United States | Spokane (Wash.), 47.6579425, -117.4212265 | Spokane County (Wash.), 47.5354964, -117.4074674 | United States, Alabama, Montgomeryi, 32.366805, -86.299969 | United States, Alabama, Montgomery County, 32.2202579, -86.2076143 | United States, Mississippi, Oxford, 34.366495, -89.519248 | United States, Mississippi, Lafayette County, 34.3567578, -89.4849193
Collection:Civil Rights Oral History Interviews
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