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Title: Frances and Benjamin Hooks, 2008
Contributor: Hooks, Frances
Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson), 1925-2010
Smith, Tiffani
James, Holly
Keywords: Interviews;Oral history;Memphis (Tenn.);Civil rights;Education;Religion;Law;Great Depression, 1929;Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968;Crossroads to Freedom;Race relations;African Americans
Issue Date: 9-Jul-2008
Publisher: Rhodes College
Description: This is an interview with Frances and Benjamin Hooks.Frances Hooks is a retired school teacher and Benjamin Hooks was a minister and attorney. They discuss growing up during the Great Depression, with a specific focus on education. Benjamin Hooks also describes his role in the Civil rights movement as a joint venture with his wife and describes the circumstances leading to the Sanitation Strike.
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Appears in Collections:Crossroads to Freedom Oral History Collection

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