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Oral history with Johnnie "Jack" Jackson; 2007

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Oral history.; Interview conducted April 25, 2007 with Jack Jackson at his home in West Point, Mississippi. Jackson was born in 1923. He discusses growing up under segregated conditions in West Point. He further discusses joining the military in 1941 and returning to continue his education. Describes economic exploitation of African Americans and his path to becoming involved in civil rights activism. Mentions Medgar Evers, Bob Moses, and John Buffington as important contacts.

25 April 2007

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