Interview with Floyd McKissick

What were some of those changes?


I think that, ah, ah, we had been previously, CORE had previously been, ah, ah, had been with a great church background, we had been in the northern area and not so much in the South and it had been with interracial teams working together. In the South you didn't have a whole lot of White people that wanted to join with you and work with you. So quite often CORE chapters had very few, ah, White people in the South as compared to the North except in, except in towns, ah, where you had universities. Say, like, ah, in Durham where I was situated, we had, ah, a number of Whites because we had the University of North Carolina and we had Duke University. So therefore, where those two CORE chapters were, you had a pretty good group of, ah, the group was fairly well mixed.