Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean, South America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Africa
July 8, 2011
The oral history consists of nine digital files: 2011.174.30.1a, 2011.174.30.1b, 2011.174.30.1c, 2011.174.30.1d, 2011.174.30.1e, 2011.174.30.1f, 2011.174.30.1g, 2011.174.30.1h, and 2011.174.30.1i.
Courtland Cox recalls growing up in Trinidad and New York City, and attending Howard University. He remembers organizing student protests in Washington, D. C., with the Nonviolent Action Group, which later merged with other groups to become the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). He also discusses the March on Washington, the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, changes in SNCC, and attending the Sixth Pan-African Congress.