Oral history interview with R. Sonny Driver, June 21, 2011
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Richard "Sonny" Driver is the founder of Scoop magazine and lived in North Philadelphia during the 1964 Columbia Avenue riots. Mr. Driver reflects on race relations in North Philadelphia and shares his recollections of the riots, changes to the neighborhood, Philadelphia chapter NAACP President Cecil B. Moore, and then-deputy police commissioner Frank Rizzo. Mr. Driver also discusses his memories of the Black Power movement and the NAACP protests at Girard College.
- Turner, Diane
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- Race discrimination
Black militant organizations
Hollywood Shoes (Philadelphia, Pa.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Moore, Cecil B. (Cecil Bassett), 1915-1979
Rizzo, Frank, 1920-1991
Sullivan, Rev. Leon H
Powell, Adam Clayton, 1908-1972
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- Turner, Diane. Oral history interview with R. Sonny Driver, June 21, 2011. 2011-06-21. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p16002coll1/id/20. (Accessed December 14, 2018.)
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- Turner, Diane, (2011-06-21) Oral history interview with R. Sonny Driver, June 21, 2011. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p16002coll1/id/20
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- Turner, Diane. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p16002coll1/id/20>.