Martha Williams and Steve McKnight
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In her two interviews with Martha Williams on August 1975 and Steve McKnight on April 30, 1981, Arnetta Gladden Mackey shares her experience coming to Winthrop as one of the first black students after the school integrated. Mackey recalls the reaction she received from students, faculty, and members of the Rock Hill community. Mackey finally lends her answer to the question of whether or not she would do it all over again. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
1 hour, 2 minutes
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Alumni, Civil Rights Movement, Integration
First black student, biology, dorm life, sit-ins, church, blue line
Mackey, Arnetta Gladden, "Interview with Arnetta Gladden Mackey" (1975). Browse All Oral History Interviews. OH 017.