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  • Description: racism
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    • Civil Rights

    • 1968-03-08
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this March 8, 1968 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Joe Volpe reminds readers about Greensboro's past involvement with the civil rights movement and contains commentary on the South Carolina...
    • College racism targeted

    • 1990-02-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Donald W. Patterson appeared in the February 23, 1990 Greensboro News & Record and reports on an upcoming investigation of racism within North Carolina schools and colleges. Citing several recent incidents, including a walkout at...
    • Forum: Students Blast Community

    • 1968-12-06
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This December 6, 1968, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) reports on a "Concerns of Youth" forum held in Greensboro. Among the topics discussed were the lack of corporate...
    • Griffin Captivates Audience

    • 1968-12-13
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This December 13, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, describes a talk by Black Like Me author John Howard Griffin who shared his experiences disguised as a black man in the Deep South and continually...
    • It is very difficult being black in a white world

    • 1984-11-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Lolita M. Rhodes appeared in the November 11, 1984 Greensboro News & Record and is a first person account of the subtle racism and bad treatment still faced by blacks in Greensboro, particularly in customer service situations. The...
    • Library Sports "Colorful" Dialogue

    • 1969-02-28
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 28, 1969 feature article compiled by Neil Whitlock and published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, describes a "conversation" of sorts between presumably white and black students as notated on the walls of a...
    • Listen to the footsteps

    • 1990-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This editorial from the February 1, 1990, issue of the Greensboro News & Record, commemorates the thirtieth anniversary of the Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins. The editorial notes that the sit-ins were part of a larger movement, one that had...
    • Move forward on race

    • 1987-12-17
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This editorial appeared in the Decemeber 17, 1987, Greensboro News & Record, and comments on the newspaper's four-day series on race relations in Greensboro. The editorial states that racism is still an issue, despite significant progress, and...
    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Stevenson Ingram, 1999

    • 1999-02-03
    • WV0030 Henrietta Stevenson Ingram Papers
    • Primarily documents Henrietta Stevenson Ingram's military service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943 to 1944; her career in allied medical professions after the war; and her experiences with racism during both time periods.

      Ingram...
    • Oral History Interview with Jibreel Khazan by William Chafe

    • 1974-11-27
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 27, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Jibreel Khazan primarily documents Khazan's participation in the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth's in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Khazan recalls his...
    • Oral history interview with June Swearengin, 2014

    • 2014-06-06
    • WV0565 June Thomas Swearengin Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of June Therese Thomas Swearengin and her service with the United States Air Force. Swearengin recalls her experiences as a foster child living in various homes, her encounters with racism, and her decision to...
    • Oral history interview with Majorie S. Thompson, 2005

    • 2005-12-29
    • WV0337 Marjorie S. Thompson Papers
    • Primarily documents Marjorie Sanford Thompson's service in the WASPs [Women Airforce Service Pilots] from 1943 to 1944.

      Thompson briefly discusses her education, pre-war teaching career, and training in the Civilian Civilian Pilot Training...
    • Personal essay: Why cause trouble

    • 1973-03-05
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This personal essay by Doug Harris, published in the May 5, 1973, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), is an explanation the writer's actions relating to challenges made against...
    • Power & Racism

    • 1967-11-01
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This is an unsigned, uncredited pamphlet distributed at the controversial Black Power Forum held November 1-3, 1967 at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). The pamphlet calls for a national organization that addresses the growing...

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