Curtis (Hayes) Muhammad

Date: March 24, 2011
Interviewers: McComb High School students Shuntell S, Mearisha W, Ladarius F, Zachary C; Urban School students, Alyssa M, Wilson K; with Deborah Dent-Samake, Vickie Malone and Howard Levin
Location: Jackson State University, Jackson, MS

Born in Louisianna just 40 miles from McComb, Mississippi, Muhammad was an early organizer for SNCC and was present during the Burglund High School walkout in October, 1961. This interview was conducted during the Veterans of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement 2011 Conference at Jackson State University.

This interview represents a historic collaboration between Urban School of San Francisco and McComb High School. Seven Urban School students and their teacher traveled to Mississippi to collaborate on this and other otherviews alongside McComb High School students.

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