The HistoryMakers video oral history with Rey Ramsey.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 23 min., 10 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Ramsey, Rey -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Rey Ramsey
Rey Ramsey
Other authors / contributors:Ramsey, Rey, interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Stearns, Scott, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Washington, District of Columbia 2008 April 29.
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Summary:Lawyer and nonprofit chief executive Rey Ramsey was born on September 10, 1960, in Lower Marion Township, Pennsylvania. In 1982, Ramsey attended Rutgers University earning his B.A. degree in political science. He became the first African American to head the Rutgers Fraternity/Sorority Council. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Virginia Law School in 1985. Ramsey moved to Oregon to begin a career in corporate law at the Portland-based law firm of Stoel Rives LLP. In 1986, he became active with Habitat for Humanity. In 1987, he became the youngest cabinet member in the history of the State of Oregon appointed to serve as Oregon's Director of Housing and Community Services. In 1996, Ramsey began working with the Maryland-based nonprofit organization Enterprise Community Partners. He served as president before co-founding One Economy Corporation, an international nonprofit with the mission of providing internet capabilities to low-income communities in 2000.