Film, VideoEvans Derrell Hopkins oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Richmond, Virginia, 2011-07-07. Evans Hopkins recalls growing up in Danville, Virginia, and participating in efforts to desegregate public schools and the library. He remembers joining the Black Panther Party in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Oakland, California, and working on Bobby Seale's campaign for Mayor of Oakland. He also discusses his imprisonment for car theft and the high rate of incarceration among African American men.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hopkins, Evans D.
- Date: 2011-07-07
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Film, VideoJoan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Arlington, Virginia, 2013-03-17.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer
- Date: 2013-03-17
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Film, VideoGloria Claudette Grinnell oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Ojai, California, 2013-04-14. Gloria Claudette Grinnell recounts her participation in the sit-in movement in Richmond, Virginia, when she was a student at Virginia Union University. She describes her family's history on the East Coast and explains how she and her mother ended up in San Francisco. She discusses her decision to move from California to attend Virginia Union. She describes the sit-in movement that she joined in...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Grinnell, Gloria Claudette
- Date: 2013-04-14
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Film, VideoOliver W. Hill, Jr., oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Petersburg, Virginia, 2013-08-17. Oliver W. Hill, Jr., discusses his father, civil rights lawyer Oliver Hill. He explains his father's childhood and education in Roanoke, Virginia, how he ended up at Howard University in the 1920s, where he was in the same class as Thurgood Marshall and studied law under Charles Hamilton Houston. In the 1930s Hill reunited with both of them to work for the NAACP Legal...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - Hill, Oliver W.
- Date: 2013-08-17
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Film, VideoVirginia Simms George oral history interview conducted by Emilye Crosby in Northborough, Massachusetts, 2013-08-24. Virginia Simms George remembers growing up in segregated Newport News, Virginia, attending Virginia Union University, and her desire to become a lawyer. She recalls participating in a protest at Thalhimers department store in Richmond, Virginia. She discusses her work as a teacher, counselor, and volunteering for many organizations. She also discusses the commemoration of the protests in Richmond, and her thoughts on racism and...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - George, Virginia Simms
- Date: 2013-08-24
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Film, VideoJoan Trumpauer Mulholland oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in Arlington, Virginia, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland shares how, as a child in Arlington, Virginia, her awareness of racial disparities grew. As a student at Duke University, she began participating in the sit-in movement. She soon moved to Washington, D.C. and joined the Nonviolent Action Group (NAG), which led her to participate in the Freedom Rides of 1961. She describes in detail serving time at Mississippi State Penitentiary...
- Contributor: Mulholland, Joan Trumpauer - Dittmer, John - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
- Date: 2013
CollectionPlace and the Politics of Belonging
Place and the politics of belonging | Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2010-08-12 One of America's greatest ironies is that, although a nation of immigrants, the country also has a longstanding history of ambivalence, and at times hostility, toward its newest arrivals. In the last decade, the increased number of immigrants living in new destinations, those settlements located outside the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, has coincided with an upsurge in local anti-immigrant sentiment.
- Contributor: Shutika, Debra Lattanzi - Lattanzi Shutika, Debra - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2010-08-12
Film, VideoOral History with Traditional Artist Flory Jagoda
Oral history with traditional artist Flory Jagoda In this interview with Howard Bass, singer and composer Flory Jagoda discusses her family and her life before, during, and after the Second World War and the influence these experiences had on her singing and songwriting.
- Contributor: Jagoda, Flory - Bass, Howard - American Folklife Center
- Date: 2013-11-20
CollectionDance Battle with Urban Artistry
American Folklife Center concert, 2017-02-22 | Dance Battle with Urban Artistry | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Urban Artistry performers shared the rich traditions of their cultural communities in a series of dance battles, set to the beats of DJ Baronhawk Poitier. Urban Artistry founder and director Junious Brickhouse served as emcee.
- Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2017-02-22