Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
September 16, 2011
The oral history consists of ten digital files: 2011.174.51.1a, 2011.174.51.1b, 2011.174.51.1c, 2011.174.51.1d, 2011.174.51.1e, 2011.174.51.1f, 2011.174.51.1g, 2011.174.51.1h, 2011.174.51.1i, and 2011.174.51.1j.
Kathleen Cleaver, Ph. D. recalls growing up in Tuskegee, Alabama, India, and the Philippines while her father worked for the Foreign Service. She remembers dropping out of college to work for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) as a secretary, and witnessing the dissolution of that organization. She discusses meeting her former husband, Eldridge Cleaver, joining the Black Panther Party, and organizing against police brutality.