Oral History: Sanks King, Vivian, 1991

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Title
Oral History: Sanks King, Vivian, 1991
Interviewee
Sanks King, Vivian
Birth Year
1940s approximately
Birth Place
New Jersey - Newark
Rutgers Graduating Class
1970
Interviewer
Cohen, Gilbert
Location of Interview
Newark, NJ
Date Created
19 November 1991
Description
Vivian Sanks King was a member of the NAACP while enrolled at Rutgers-Newark, but migrated toward the more militant Black Organization of Students (BOS), and became an active leader. She graduated in 1970 with a political science degree from the College of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers-Newark, and in 1985 completed her law degree at Seton Hall Law School. She served as General Counsel for the University Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) before going into private practice and has received numerous awards and honors for her dedicated service in law and policy. She presently serves on the Boards of Leadership Newark, New Jersey Public Policy Research Institute, Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan New Jersey, New Jersey Women and AIDS Network, the Garden State Bar Association, and is past chair of the Community Health Law Project.
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-Sanks-King
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