Students captured over 36 hours of interviews with 18 Freedom Rights Movement veterans. Below are the full interviews, along with full-text transcriptions.
Also see Interview Snippets for a selection of short micro-stories curated from these full-length interviews.
Interviews from Spring, 2022
Students in the spring 2022 class captured over 10 hours of interviews with seven Freedom Rights Movement veterans. These interviews will be posted in the coming months.
Ron Cole Bridgeforth
Students interviewing James Jenkins via Zoom
Rev. Clarence Johnson
Ruth Carol Silver
Students interviewing Fatima Cortez-Todd via Zoom
Interviews from Fall, 2020
Students in the fall 2020 class captured over 13 hours of interviews with seven Freedom Rights Movement veterans.
Interviews from Spring, 2020
Students in the spring 2020 class captured over 13 hours of interviews with four Freedom Rights Movement veterans. Below are links to these interviews along with full transcription and associated video.
Oral History Workshop
Bruce leads an in-class workshop intended as a resource for students as they prepare for their future interviews. Bruce is the webspinner for The Civil Rights Movement Veterans [www.crmvet.org] website. The 2020 class interviewed Bruce 3 times in April and May, 2020 about his own deep history in the Southern Freedom Movement with CORE, SNCC & SCLC. He has authored many writings, including his recent book, "Troublemaker" Memories of the Freedom Movement, http://wwwriters.com/trouble.htm).