Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Ed Whitfield's Statement Transcript

Please click here to download the transcript of Ed Whitfield's statement at the GTRC's first public hearing.

Ed Whitfield is a longtime Greensboro activist, who came to Greensboro in 1970 as an instructor at Malcolm X Liberation University and then became involved in community and labor organizing while raising a family. He was chairman of the Greensboro Redevelopment Commission for nearly ten years and is now a frequent volunteer in the public schools, a columnist for the Carolina Peacemaker and co-host of the weekly radio show "Table Talk" on WNAA (90.1 FM).

Thanks to D'Ann Penner, director of the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis, for transcribing this statement.

If you would like to volunteer to transcribe any of the statements from the first public hearing, please email

posted by Jill Williams, exec. dir.


Blogger Troublemaker Staff said...

Ed Whitfield is my hero.

10:03 PM  

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