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Created by:
Civil Rights History Project, American, founded 2009  Search this
Interview of:
Courtland Cox, American, born 1941  Search this
Interviewed by:
Joseph Mosnier Ph. D.  Search this
Subject of:
Howard University, American, founded 1867  Search this
Howard University Nonviolent Action Group, American, founded 1960s  Search this
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, American, 1960 - 1970s  Search this
1964 Democratic National Convention, American, founded 1964  Search this
Sixth Pan-African Congress, founded 1974  Search this
Pan-African Congress, 1919 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
Duration: 01:43:40
Type:
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Place collected:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean, South America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Africa
Date:
July 8, 2011
Description:
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.
LOC ID: afc2010039_crhp0030
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
American South  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Object number:
2011.174.30.1a-i
Restrictions & Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture and The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Civil Rights History Project
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Pan Africanism
Pan Africanism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e58da660-8fd3-40b4-a803-6bb22dbe5148
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.174.30.1a-i