The oral history consists of nine digital files: 2011.174.17.1a, 2011.174.17.1b, 2011.174.17.1c, 2011.174.17.1d, 2011.174.17.1e, 2011.174.17.1f, 2011.174.17.1g, 2011.174.17.1h, and 2011.174.17.1i.
The Hicks family remembers their childhood in segregated Bogalusa, Louisiana, and their father, Robert Hicks, a local civil rights leader. They recall leading a children's civil rights march in Bogalusa to protest discrimination at Woolworth's, hosting two white civil rights workers, Bill Yates and Steve Miller, and being protected by the Deacons of Defense and Justice. THIS INTERVIEW IS CURRENTLY RESTRICTED.
The oral history consists of ten digital files: 2011.174.28.1a, 2011.174.28.1b, 2011.174.28.1c, 2011.174.28.1d, 2011.174.28.1e, 2011.174.28.1f, 2011.174.28.1g, 2011.174.28.1h, 2011.174.28.1i, 2011.174.28.1j.
Esther M. A. Terry Ph.D. remembers growing up in Wise, North Carolina, and attending Bennett College. She recalls planning the Greensboro Woolworth's sit-in with students from the Agricultural and Technical College of North Carolina (later North Carolina A &T University), being arrested for her participation, and the support of the Bennett College President, Dr. Willa Player. She also discusses attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for her master's degree, and founding the African American Studies program at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst campus), where she earned her Ph.D. and taught for many years.