Otis Brown Jr. of Indianola, Mississippi

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Otis Brown Jr. of Indianola, Mississippi
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This is an autobiographical statement from a young Southern Black organizer on his experiences in the Civil Rights movement. Otis Brown, Jr. was one of eleven children born in Indianola, Mississippi. Brown was born August 3, 1945, and he got involved in the civil rights movement in 1965, attending and then teaching at the Freedom School. Brown was a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party when he ran for Mayor of Sunflower, Mississippi in 1967 at the age of 21. Brown was also head of the Sunflower Improvement Association and Community Center.

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29 Aug. 1970.
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53:58 [7 1/2 ips, mono.]
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1970.
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