Karen Jordan Oral History Interview (AOH1093X20110617jordan.mp3)
Karen Jordan (December 19, 1948- ) grew up in North Philadelphia near Girard College and participated in the NAACP protests at the school between 1965 and 1968. Ms. Jordan gives her recollections of the demonstrations and the police response, as well as her reflections on the role of women in the modern civil rights movement. Ms. Jordan also shares her memories of Philadelphia chapter NAACP President Cecil B. Moore, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and other prominent civil rights leaders.
Civil Rights in a Northern City Desegregation of Girard College
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