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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Harold Rogers [electronic resource].

Other Title:
History Makers video oral history with Harold Rogers
Harold Rogers
Publication:
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 8 min., 16 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subjects:
African Americans -- Interviews.
Rogers, Harold -- Interviews.
Form/Genre:
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
System Details:
digital
video file
Summary:
Professor and activist Harold Rogers was born on December 25, 1942, in Cleveland. He completed his B.A. degree at Kent State University in 1967. In 1969, while teaching in Tanzania, Africa, Rogers got involved in the ANC and later set up the Midwest Chapter. In 1973, he earned his M.A. degree from the University of Chicago and joined the faculty at City Colleges of Chicago. He served as Chairman of the African American Studies Department for Olive-Harvey College since 1980. An active participant in international politics, Rogers was the Chicago spokesperson for the African National Congress of South Africa from 1972 to 1993. He was part of the U.S. delegation to South Africa's first democratic elections in 1994. Rogers' expertise in global trade and economics, multiculturalism in education, African history and African American history garnered him invitations to participate in international conferences, congressional panels and university symposia.
Participant:
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Credits:
Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Notes:
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2003 April 7.
Contributor:
Rogers, Harold, interviewee.
Crowe, Larry, interviewer.
Stearns, Scott, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
OCLC:
998757097
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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