Oral History

Burnice Hackney - On family, school integration, and inequality in Chapel Hill

Interviewed by Bob Gilgor on February 5, 2001

This interview is part of an oral history project called Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Mighty Tigers--Oral HIstories of Chapel Hill's Lincoln High School. The interviewes were conducted from 2000-2001, by Bob Gilgor, with former teachers, staff, and students from Chapel Hill, N.C.'s Lincoln High School, the historically black secondary school that closed in 1962 when a school desegregation plan was implemented. Interviewees discuss African American life and race relations in Chapel Hill, as well as education, discipline, extracurricular activities, and high school social life before and after integration.

Burnice Hackney - On family, school integration, and inequality in Chapel Hill

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Oral history interview of Hackney, Burnice conducted by Gilgor, Bob on February 5, 2001 at Chapel Hill Public Library, Chapel Hill, NC.

Citation: Southern Oral History Program, “Burnice Hackney - On family, school integration, and inequality in Chapel Hill,” From the Rock Wall, accessed November 29, 2021, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/burnice-hackney-2.

Rights: Open for research. The Southern Oral History Program (SOHP) welcomes non-commercial use and access that qualifies as fair use to all unrestricted interview materials in the collection. The researcher must cite and give proper credit to the SOHP. The SOHP requests that the researcher informs the SOHP as to how and where they are using the material.

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