Harris, Rutha Mae
Rutha Mae Harris was one of the original Freedom Singers in Albany Georgia. She, along with Bernice Johnson Reagon, Cordell Reagon, and Charles Nesbett formed the SNCC Freedom Singers. She later joined Bernice Johnson Reagon as part of Sweet Honey in the Rock.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection (Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. criticizing the Vietnam War and praising Muhammad Ali for being a conscientious objector, speaking from Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia, 1967 April 30 (Moving images)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. responding to a reporter's question about president John F. Kennedy's speech on civil rights and the murder of Medgar Evers, Atlanta, Georgia, 1963 June 12 (Moving images)