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Interviewee:Floyd B. McKissick
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Floyd B. McKissick Sr., May 31, 1989. Interview L-0040.
Civil Rights Pioneer Discusses His Social Justice Activism in North Carolina: Civil rights activist Floyd McKissick was the first African American student to enroll in the law school at the University of North Carolina. In this interview, he discusses that integration effort, along with subsequent integration battles he faced as a student and as an advocate for civil rights.
Interviewee: Floyd B. McKissick    Interviewer: Bruce Kalk
Duration: 00:49:11     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 6 excerpts.
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Floyd B. McKissick Sr., December 6, 1973. Interview A-0134.
"Just Forget the Damn Differences": Pragmatism and the Civil Rights Movement: Civil rights activist Floyd McKissick evaluates the legacies of the civil rights movement and looks toward its next phase in the 1970s.
Interviewee: Floyd B. McKissick    Interviewer: Jack Bass
Duration: 00:56:55     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 12 excerpts.