Description: Oral history.; Interview with Matt Suarez conducted March 26-30, 2000. Matt Suarez was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1938. After a period of service in the U.S. Navy, Suarez returned to New Orleans to participate in the civil rights movement. He met Oretha Castle who got him involved with the Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) and came to Mississippi with other activists to continue organizing in the early 1960s. Suarez now runs the Rainbow Child Development Center in New Orleans which has been open for 25 years.
Creator: Suarez, Matt.; Tanzman, Harriet.
Date: 26 March 2000
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Collection: Civil Rights Documentation Project: Canton, Jackson, Gulf Coast