Dorie and Joyce Ladner Oral History Interview

Sisters Dorie and Joyce Ladner, who knew and worked with Medgar Evers, spoke about becoming civil rights activists as young women in the… read more

Sisters Dorie and Joyce Ladner, who knew and worked with Medgar Evers, spoke about becoming civil rights activists as young women in the early 1960s. Dorie Ladner argued that they were “determined to get their freedom” despite constant threats and intimidation. Elaine Nichols also spoke about the Civil Rights History Project and its stories.

This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. close

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Dorie and Joyce Ladner Oral History Interview

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First Aired:
May 30, 2013
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Aug 25, 2013

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