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The Interviews

Interview audio, video, and transcripts are being prepared for entry into UNC’s Southern Historical Collection, where they will also  be freely available online. Our interviewees include:

Obataiye Akinwole, WAFR, Durham

Jereann King Johnson, WVSP, Warrenton

Jim Lee, WVSP, Warrenton

Valeria Lee, WVSP, Warrenton

Donald Baker, WAFR, Durham

Bill Lawson, WAFR, Durham

Ralph and Teverious Williams, WAFR, Durham

Vincent Spruill, WAFR, Durham

Lew Myers, Soul City, North Carolina

Mark Pinsky, Duke Chronicle, Protean Radish, and Carolina Plaindealer, Durham

James E. Robinson, WBMU Radio, Asheville

Paul Pope, Capital Broadcasting and WRAL Television, Raleigh

Kenneth Edmonds, Carolina Times, Durham

George Vlasits, The Protean Radish, Chapel Hill

Willie Walls, WVOE Radio, Chadbourn

Annie Mae Williamson, WVOE Radio, Chadbourn

Wayne Gilbert Sharpe, WVOE Radio, Chadbourn and WWIL Radio, Wilmington

Leon Rooke, North Carolina Anvil, Chapel Hill

Milo Pyne, Carolina Plain Dealer, Durham

Milton Coleman, African World and SOBU Newsletter, Greensboro

Steven Schewel, North Carolina Independent, Durham

Clarence Williams, Capital Broadcasting and WRAL Television, Raleigh

Barry Yeoman, North Carolina Independent, Durham

Dee Reid, North Carolina Independent, Durham

Jeffrey Starkweather, Chatham County Herald, Pittsboro

Lewis Brandon, manager of the Uhuru Community Bookstore, Greensboro

Howard Fuller (Owusu Sadaukai),  North Carolina Fund and Malcolm X Liberation University, Durham and Greensboro

Paul Jervay, The Carolinian, Raleigh

Sue Sturgis, Facing South and the Institute of Southern Studies, Durham

Bob Hall, Southern Exposure, Durham

Ernie Pitt, Winston-Salem Chronicle

Stephanie Coffin, Great Speckled Bird, Atlanta

Evangeline Grant Redding, UNC-TV, Greenville

Saundra Hughes, WFMY, Greensboro

Daphne Muse, Drum and Spear Bookstore, Washington, D.C.

Robert Chapman, WDBS and WAFR, Durham

Rep. Yvonne Lewis Holley, daughter of television host J.D. Lewis, Raleigh

Alma Blount, The Independent, Durham

Signe Waller Foxworth, Workers Viewpoint, Greensboro

Jim Grant, Southern Patriot and The African World, Wilson

Jake Phelps, Duke Chronicle, Durham

Arnie Katz, The Carologue, Durham

Harlon Joye, WRFG, Atlanta

Barbara Joye, WRFG, Atlanta

Edward Vaughn, Vaughn’s Bookstore, Detroit

Joel Bulkley, The North Carolina Anvil, Chapel Hill

Tom Campbell, Duke Chronicle and The Regulator Bookshop, Durham

Larry Little, The Black Panther newspaper, Winston-Salem


Check back soon as we begin to make our entire interviews available online