1. Jessie Divens Nicholas tells about the event that led to the Burglund High School Walkout in 1961. She talks about being forced to go to school in Jackson. She also gives account of Freedom Summer (1964). She calls it, "The Summer dedicated to education among other things."

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  2. Jessie Divens Nicholas begins her interview with the joy she experienced in her childhood in McComb, Mississippi. She talks about her family, and how she was raised in the church. She goes on to discuss her interaction with Robert 'Bob' Moses. She talks about the Burglund High School Walkout and the effects of integration on the African-American community.

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  3. Izeal Bennett talks about his life after graduating from Alcorn University in 1961. He talks about working with Robert 'Bob' Moses and becoming among the group of the first successful Blacks to register to vote in Pike County. He travels with Bob Moses to other counties to help others learn how to register. He also discusses almost losing his teaching contract because of 'aggressive' teaching about racism and how to overcome it.

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  4. Rembert sums her involvement with the civil rights movement as a young person. She talks about how she and her father would type up fliers and other documents for CC Bryant and Bob Moses.

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  5. Monley's mother housed 29 Freedom Riders in her Pike County home, including Bob Moses. Monley talks about violence she encountered due to her family's role in the movement. 06/21/06.

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