Interview with Barnard Sims, June 22, 2022

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Barnard Sims was born in Barrow County to a family of four. Once he started school, he realized that Black people were systematically treated differently than white people and felt that he lacked understanding of Black history. In this interview, Sims shares his journey of re-education, the importance of Black participation in government, and his authorship of The Southern Awakening: A Black Man’s Guide to Liberating the Rural South.

Date

2022-06-22

Identifier

RBRL361AOHP-059

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Duration

109 minutes



Citation

Barnard Sims and William Breeding, “Interview with Barnard Sims, June 22, 2022,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 14, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/RBRL361AOHP-059.

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