Dave Dennis [Part 1 of 2]
Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State
Date Issued: 2009-10-30
Subjects: Nash, Diane Judith, 1938 | Castle, Doris Jean | CIVIL RIGHTS | DILLARD UNIVERSITY | SIT-INS | FREEDOM RIDERS | COX V. LOUISIANA | FREEDOM OF SPEECH | Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) | Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) | Anniston, Calhoun County, Alabama | Cox, B. Elton, 1931- | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana | Ku Klux Klan (KKK) | Moses, Robert Parris "Bob," 1935- | Jemison, Theodore Judson "T.J.," 1918-2013 | Southern University and A & M College | Schwerner, Michael Henry, 1939-1964 | Dennis, Dave J. Sr. | Oral history
- Dennis, Dave Interviewee
- Jackson, Sailor Jr. Photographer
Oral history with Dave J. Dennis Sr. conducted on 30 October 2009. Dennis was a civil rights activist, Freedom Rider, and co-director of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) and director of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in Mississippi. In this interview, Dennis discusses how he became involved with CORE, the Freedom Rides, and walkouts staged at Southern University. Part 1 of 2.