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dc.contributorAtkins, Robert-
dc.contributorDavis, Francesca-
dc.contributorSmith, Tiffani-
dc.descriptionThis is an interview with Robert Atkins, who was the Director of Religious Education at St. Augustine Catholic Church, one of the two historically African American parishes in the Diocese of Memphis. A graduate of Father Bertrand High School, which is now known at St. Augustine, Deacon Atkins explains his experiences of being not only African American but also Catholic in a segregated society. As a life long Memphian who grew up in the LeMoyne Gardens neighborhood, he explains the effects of segregation on his spirituality and his outlook on society. In addition, during the push for civil rights, Deacon Atkins attended Xavier University in Louisiana and participated in various marches and sit-ins.-
dc.publisherRhodes Collegeen_US
dc.subjectOral historyen_US
dc.subjectCivil rightsen_US
dc.subjectMemphis (Tenn.)en_US
dc.subjectCrossroads to Freedomen_US
dc.subjectRace relationsen_US
dc.titleRobert Atkins, 2007en_US
dc.typeMoving Image-
Appears in Collections:Crossroads to Freedom Oral History Collection

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