Charles Prejean

Charles Prejean is assistant professor of political science and director of the Institute for Social, Economic, and Political Studies at Xavier University in New Orleans. A veteran of the civil rights movement, he was executive director of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives from 1967 to 1984. As federation director, Prejean led a farm cooperative movement that supported and coordinated bootstrap economic development efforts of about 30,000 mostly black, low-income rural families organized into 130 cooperatives across the South. Interviewed by Professor of History Robert Korstad, circa 1992. Note: This interview is audio only. The transcript below is not synchronized with the audio.

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