Margaret Block: Tour of Cleveland Part 1

Material Information

Margaret Block: Tour of Cleveland Part 1
Physical Description:
Oral history interview
Margaret Block ( Interviewee )
Marna Weston ( Interviewer )
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Subjects / Keywords:
Oral history
Civil rights movements--Mississippi--History
Cleveland (Mississippi)--History
Temporal Coverage:
1950 - 2009
Spatial Coverage:
United States of America -- Mississippi -- Sunflower County


Civil rights activist Block takes oral history students on a tour of Cleveland, Mississippi. She reads her poem, "Pecking Order." Places toured include: New St. Philips Church, Solomon Chapel A.M.E. church, Amzie Moore House, Amzie Moore Park, Cleveland Colored Consolidated School, Amzie Moore's Filling Station & Restaurant, the National Council on Negro Women's Housing Development and Eastside High School. People mentioned include: Medgar Evers, Robert Kennedy, Lily V. Robertson, Amzie Moore, Lois Rogers, May Carter, Lucy Hudden, C. Berry, and J.D. Storey, Fannie Lou Hamer, Bob Moses, Sam Block, Aaron Henry, Medgar Evers, Martin Luther King, Jr., Andrew Young, John Lewis, Thurgood Marshall, Anita Fitzgerald, Curtis Austin, Hasan Jeffries, T.R.M. Howard, Gus Courts, George Lee, Diane Bevel, Jim Bevel, Emmett Till, Isaac Shorter, Jim Foreman, Conway Twitty, Patricia Stephens Due, Charles Diggs, H.M. Nailor, McCharles Sanders, Richard Pryor, Sam Nujoma, Charles Payne, Patricia Thompson, Bea Crook, James Bevel, Jimmy Carter, James O. Eastland, Johnny McLyndon, James McLyndon, Earl Collins, John Doar, Unita Blackwell, Dorris Duke, Dorothy Irene Heights and Yvonne Block. Organizations include: the Regional Council on Negro Leadership, CORE, San Francisco Anti-Apartheid Committee, National Council of Negro Women, Mississippi Justice Center, Center for Justice out of Jackson and South Delta Housing Authority.

Record Information

Source Institution:
UF Samuel Proctor Oral History Program
Holding Location:
UF Samuel Proctor Oral History Program
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All rights reserved by the submitter.
Resource Identifier:
spohp - MFP 037A
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