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Dorothy Foreman Cotton discusses growing up in rural North Carolina, attending Shaw University and Virginia State College, working as a housekeeper for the president of these colleges, Dr. Robert Prentiss Daniel, and meeting her husband, George Cotton. She discusses attending the Gillfield Baptist Church in Petersburg, Virginia, working with pastor Wyatt T. Walker on organizing civil rights protests and meetings, and meeting Martin Luther ...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Cotton, Dorothy F.
- Date: 2011-07-25
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Jamila Jones recalls participating in the Montgomery Bus Boycott as a child and forming a singing group at age 11, the Montgomery Gospel Trio, to raise money for the Civil Rights Movement. She recalls helping the Freedom Riders, visiting the Highlander Folk Center, writing a new verse of the song "We Shall Overcome," and founding the Harambee Singers.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Jones, Jamila - Bishop, John Melville
- Date: 2011-04-27
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- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Seeger, Pete
- Date: 2011-07-22
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Candie Carawan recalls attending Fisk University as an exchange student and meeting civil rights activists in Nashville, Tennessee. She discusses meeting Guy Carawan at the Highlander Folk School, the importance of music to the civil rights movement, and Guy's work to record singers involved with the movement. The two perform several songs, including "Tree of Life," "Eyes on the Prize," and "We Shall Overcome."
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Carawan, Guy - Carawan, Candie
- Date: 2011-09-19
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