Interview with Thomas Oglesby, March 28, 2023

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Content Warning: This interview contains racial slurs.

Thomas Oglesby was born in Athens in 1951 and grew up on Minor Street between Rockspring and Broad Acres. In this interview, Oglesby discusses his early life, experiences in Youth Development Centers, and his education. He connects these experiences to his passion for activism, detailing his leadership in activist movements throughout his life. Oglesby further discusses activists throughout the history of the Black community, the role of the Black Church, and emphasizes the importance of learning and understanding history.

Date

2023-03-28

Identifier

rbrl361aohp-095

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Duration

105 minutes



Citation

Thomas Oglesby and William Breeding, “Interview with Thomas Oglesby, March 28, 2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed May 25, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-095.

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