In his interview with Michael Cooke, Dr. Hudson L. Barksdale Sr. (1905-1986) discusses is his time as a South Carolina Representative and as a member of the Black Caucus. Mr. Barksdale was the first African-American member of Winthrop College’s Board of Trustees (1980-1983). Mr. Barksdale details his experiences in forming the Black Caucus and working to pass legislature that would improve the lives of blacks in South Carolina. Mr. Barksdale also discusses the Caucus’s work to increase black election to local, county, and state government positions.
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Barksdale, Hudson Lee Sr., "Interview with Hudson Lee Barksdale" (1984). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 193.