Oral History: Donaldson, Vickie, 1991

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Title
Oral History: Donaldson, Vickie, 1991
Interviewee
Donaldson, Vickie
Birth Year
1940s approximately
Birth Place
Florida
Rutgers Graduating Class
1972
1982
Interviewer
Cohen, Gilbert
Location of Interview
Newark, NJ
Date Created
12 November 1991
Description
Vickie Donaldson was the most prominent woman in the Black Organization of Students (BOS) and played an instrumental role in the organizaing activities surrounding the 1969 takeover of Conklin Hall. She grew up in Florida and moved with her mother in Newark in 1967. At Rutgers, she joined the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and the campus NAACP chapter before gravitating to the BOS. She graduated from Rutgers-Newark College of Art and Sciences (NCAS) in 1972 with a degree in black studies and sociology. In 1974 she went on to obtain a graduate degree in political theory. She received her law degree from Rutgers in 1982. Since then, Vickie has served as the General Counsel to the Board of Education in Newark, as the town prosecutor in Orange, New Jersey, and is now practicing law in Newark.
Collection
Rutgers-Newark in the 1960s and 1970s Oral History Collection (R-MC 024)
Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries
Rights
Rutgers University owns the copyright in this work. You may make use of this resource, with proper attribution, for noncommercial educational, scholarly, or research purposes only. Please contact Rutgers University Libraries to obtain permission for other uses.
Identifier
SCUA-RNOH-Donaldson
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