Oral History

Keith Edwards - On race in Chapel Hill compared to Carrboro

Interviewed by Bob Gilgor on January 16, 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.

Keith Edwards - On race in Chapel Hill compared to Carrboro

Keith Edwards - On race in Chapel Hill compared to Carrboro

Oral history interview of Edwards, Keith conducted by Gilgor, Bob on January 16, 2001 at Northside, Chapel Hill, NC.

Citation: Southern Oral History Program, “Keith Edwards - On race in Chapel Hill compared to Carrboro,” From the Rock Wall, accessed November 29, 2021, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/keith-edwards-compares-race-relations-in-chapel-hill-and-carrboro.

Rights: Researcher must obtain written permission of interviewee, interviewer, director of the Southern Oral History Program, or director of the Chapel Hill Museum for publication.

View this interview on the Southern Oral History Program website

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