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Longtime Prospect, North Carolina, resident James Moore recalls desegregation in that town.
Carnell Locklear recalls his fight for Lumbee Native American rights in eastern North Carolina in the 1970s and 1980s.
The Reverend Robert Lee Mangum channels his Christian faith into social action in Robeson County, North Carolina.
A lawyer argues for Native American civil rights in Robeson County, North Carolina.
Ruth Dial Woods describes growing up as a Lumbee Indian in Robeson County, North Carolina, in the 1930s and 1940s. During the 1960s, Woods participated in the civil rights and women's liberation movements. In 1985, she was appointed to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors, where she worked to promote equality for minority students.
An African American activist fights for integration in Lumberton, North Carolina.
Billy E. Barnes became a photographer in the late 1950s and worked for the McGraw-Hill Publishing Company for several years before going to work for the North Carolina Fund (1964-1968). Barnes devotes most of this interview to a discussion of his work as a documentary photographer for the North Carolina Fund, paying particular attention to his effort to humanize impoverished people as part of the broader War on Poverty.
A principal remembers integration in a largely Native American community.