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North Carolina - Greensboro: John Marshall Kilimanjaro Interviewee [Part 4]
Dent, Thomas C.
Tom Dent interviews John Marshall Kilimanjaro [formerly Stevenson] in Greensboro, North Carolina. Kilimanjaro talks about some of the individuals who were involved in the Greensboro Sit-ins, including Ralph Johns, who was a White Catholic of Lebanese descent. He discusses his conversion to Judaism and a Black, Jewish sect in Greensboro known as the Sons of God and Disciples of Christ. He recalls his time dating a Catholic student at Boston University while he was stationed in Boston Navy Yard. He began his education among Catholics, taught by nuns, and discusses the conflict he feels between Catholicism and Judaism. Kilimanjaro introduces his daughter Afrique. He recollects his time in the military and the time he spent dating before his marriage.
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Tulane University Digital Library
Box 146, Item 14, Side 1, Tom Dent collection, Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
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