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Document Details


Title: Gil Scott
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
Collection: Robert C. Maynard Oral History Collection
Description: Made it his mission to educate the mainstream about African Americans Gil Scott discovered Harlem in 1963. He was a reporter at the time with The Associated Press, working in the New York bureau. Born and raised in Brooklyn’s Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood, he had never ventured to Harlem as a kid or even young adult. And here he was covering the area’s most exciting times: Riots, the black power movement, Malcolm X’s speeches and conferences.
URL: http://www.maynardije.org/programs/history/collection/gil_scott/
Original Language: English
Video: [Video available]
Speaker: Scott, Gil
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Journalist
Document date: Undated
Locations discussed: California; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American journalists; African Americans; California; Journalism; Journalists; North America; Oral history; United States; Women journalists; Work; Work environment
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0026315-28425