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In his February 18, 2015 interview with Michelle Dubert-Bellrichard, Gabriel Paxton shares the story of founding the grassroots organization Rock Hill for Equality. Included are his experiences as an ally in the Southeast and the partnerships he made to support Rock Hill for Equality. Paxton provides insight on this civil rights movement and speculates why the South is slow to change. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
This interview is open for research.
Rock Hill for Equality, LGBTQ, Ally, Affirming, Churches, Religion, Politics, Student Organizations, social media, Democratic Party of York County
Paxton, Gabriel, "Interview with Gabriel Paxton" (2015). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 151.
LC Subject Headings
Winthrop University -- Students, College students -- Societies and clubs, Sexual minorities -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, Sexual minorities -- Social networks -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, Social media -- Political aspects -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill