The HistoryMakers video oral history with Richard X. Clark.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 48 min., 4 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Clark, Richard X. -- Interviews.
Clark, Richard X.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Richard X. Clark
Richard X. Clark
Other authors / contributors:Clark, Richard X., 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 Greensboro, North Carolina 2014 August 12.
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Summary:Civil rights activist and author Richard X. Clark was born July 29, 1946 in New York City. Clark graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School and served in the U.S. Navy until 1968. In 1969, Clark was charged and sentenced to four years in prison in New York for attempted robbery. After time in several facilities, including Sing Sing and Walkill, he was transferred to the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, New York. Appalled by conditions, Clark became active in black Muslim political groups. In September 1971, he was one of the leaders of the Attica Prison riot, which took the lives of forty-three men. After his release from prison in 1972, Clark published The Brothers of Attica, in 1973. He later became a case manager for Phase Piggy Bank, a Harlem-based organization-providing drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Richard X. Clark passed away on September 4, 2015 at age 69.