Cultural Anthropologist Terry Buffington interviewed Mr. Brooks on November 18, 2010 in Tupelo Mississippi about his involvement in the civil rights movement of the 1960’s as a teenager.In 1964 Eddie Brooks was a young black male, age 17 who was born in the Mississippi Delta town of Marks and grew up on the southside of […]
Her first year at the University of Mississippi, Terry Buffington created the Oxford Afro Culture Center, a non-profit community organization which continued until she graduated. Professor Buffington has over 35 years of experience in the sector.
From the Terry Buffington Papers 1952-2014 https://finding-aids.lib.unc.edu/70107/#d1e49, held in the Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Terry Buffington Productions Presents, Fundi: The Ella Baker Story, film premier & Southern dinner. FUNDI: THE STORY OF ELLA BAKER reveals the instrumental role that Ella Baker, a friend and advisor to Martin
From the Terry Buffington Papers 1952-2014 held at the Wilson Special Collections Library, Southern Historical Collection, at the University of North Carolina, Chapel-Hill. Terry Buffington Productions Presents, Born Under Jim Crow: The Eddie Brooks Tapes. Listen to the tapes here https://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/07ddd/id/86/rec/1 Cultural Anthropologist Terry Buffington interviewed Mr. Brooks on November 18, 2010 in Tupelo Mississippi
The finding aid (collection guide) to Terry Buffington’s papers and recorded oral histories is now published and available through the University of North Carolina’s libraries. This collection includes tapes and transcripts of SNCC affiliates, materials documenting life and work in Clay County, Miss., 1950s-1970s, materials from Buffington’s late husband, John Buffington, and a scrapbook highlighting the
Please join us on September 16, 2021 at 7 PM PDT for “A conversation with Professor Buffington, MA Cultural Anthropologist Folklorist.” Professor Buffington will present a short history of voters’ rights in Mississippi, the 1964 Freedom Summer Campaign, and the participation of Jewish college students in Mississippi Civil Rights movement. Professor Buffington will then cover
Professor Buffington recently contracted with the University of North Carolina Press to publish: Born under Jim Crow, the West Point, Clay County Mississippi Oral History Narratives. This collection encompasses autobiographical narratives and oral recordings of the lived experiences of Mississippi’s Black male high school students enrolled in the “Negro” segregated public-school systems in the 1960s of