James (Jimmy) Rogers

Date:July 22, 2010
Interviewers: Greg Armstrong, Carolyn Kameya, Mae Lee, Jamy Myatt and Kathy Naastrom, with Howard Levin
Location: The Urban School of San Francisco

Jimmy Rogers was born and raised in Brooklyn, joined the Air Force and later attended Tuskegee University in Alabama where he became active in SNCC Civil Rights actions. He was an eyewitness to the killing of Jonathan Daniels just moments after they were released from the local jail for protesting.

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This interview was conducted by adults as part of summer Digital Video Oral History course and with the cooperation of the San Francisco Bay Area founded Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement.

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