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UNC Foodworkers’ Strikes of 1969

August 23, 2017

In 1969, on University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s campus, one of the largest instances of collective action occurred over the course of the year. Hundreds of foodworkers, in collaboration with the Black Student Movement, protested the oppressive labor … Continued

Lumbee History Service-Learning Research Projects

May 27, 2015

          During the Spring 2015 semester, students in SOHP director Malinda Maynor Lowery’s HIST234: Lumbee History course completed four service-learning research projects in collaboration with partners and mentors on- and off-campus, including SOHP staff. We’re excited … Continued

Work on Desegregation

April 20, 2015

This blog post was written by intern Samantha Gregg “I didn’t care about wanting it for the mix, but I wanted it for equal rights. I wanted my children to have equal rights. If they would give me equal rights … Continued

Moxie Project – Summer 2013 Interviews Now Online!

November 26, 2013

These interviews are now online in the Long Women’s Movement series in our database. They were conducted during summer 2013 as part of an undergraduate course combining internships throughout the community with oral history and other coursework, under the direction of Dr. … Continued

Oral History Internships

January 27, 2013

Our interns have become an essential part of what we do here at the Southern Oral History Program. Learn more at our internships page.