1944 May 9
Muste, A. J. (Abraham John), 1885-1967
New York (N.Y.) - Regrets Caleb cannot come to the FOR Council meeting. Discussion of the situation at the Lapine Civilian Public Service Camp: assignment of jobs to radicals; physical sabotage. Men at Lewisburg: "The spirit of bitterness will not produce the fruits of truth any more than it will produce the fruits of peace." Conscription and trying to make it work; super-cooperators, non-cooperators. W... more
2019 Aug. 26
Weaver, Harold D.
Southwest Harbor (Me.) - Interview with Harold D. Weaver, scholar of USSR-Black-world relations; African students in the USSR; the Cold War; transnational cultural relations; African Americans in the Soviet Union; and the lives of prominent artist-activists Paul Robeson and Ousmane Semben. Raised in a family of educators affiliated with Historically Black Colleges and educated at the Westtown School, Haverford... more
2013 Aug. 15 –
Pelham (Mass.) - Interview with Ekwueme Michael Thelwell, civil rights activist, writer, and professor of Afro American Studies at UMass Amherst. Graduating from Howard University, work with SNCC and Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, ending at UMass after getting an invitation in 1965 from Sidney Kaplan and following an FBI interview threatening to deport him back to Jamaica if he w... more
2015 Mar. 25
Strickland, William, 1937-
Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with Bill Strickland, Professor of African American Studies at UMass Amherst.