Catherine Burks Brooks

Dublin Core

Title

Catherine Burks Brooks

Subject

Civil rights movements--Alabama—Birmingham
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Freedom Rides, 1961
The Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee (Atlanta,GA.)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Description

Catherine Burks Brooks discusses getting involved with Movement after attending Tennessee State University. She participated in the Freedom Rides and spent almost 30 days in Parchman Farm (Mississippi State Penitentiary). She received recognition from Dr. King for her activism.

Date

1996-04-29

Format

video

Identifier

19960429B

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Horace Huntley

Interviewee

Catherine Burks Brooks

Interview Keyword

Parchman Farm

Files

CBBrooksTH.jpg


Citation

“Catherine Burks Brooks,” BCRI Oral History Collection, accessed October 21, 2020, http://bcriohp.org/items/show/54.