Elaine Jones Oral History Interview

Elaine Jones spoke about her life and career. Ms. Jones served as president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund from 1993 to… read more

Elaine Jones Oral History Interview Elaine Jones spoke about her life and career. Ms. Jones served as president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund from 1993 to 2004, the first woman to hold the position. Ms. Jones was also the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Virginia School of Law and the first African American to serve on the American Bar Association’s Board of Governors. This interview is from the “Explorations in Black Leadership” project, co-directed by University of Virginia professors Phyllis Leffler and Julian Bond. close

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  • Julian Bond Chair NAACP->National Board of Directors
  • Elaine R. Jones President and General Counsel NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund

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Elaine Jones Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
425741-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
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First Aired:
Mar 26, 2017 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 31, 2017 | 4:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 26, 2017 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 27, 2017 | 6:41am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 22, 2017 | 2:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2017 | 10:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2017 | 4:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3