Ione Briggs Interview, 2004

In this 2004 interview, Ione Briggs talks about racism and women’s issues in the City of Cleveland. Briggs discusses the role and impact of the Cleveland Chapter of the NAACP. She discusses the racism in city administration and the politics of working for the city. The later part of the interview includes discussion of the City Club. Brings discusses some of the memorable speakers at the City Club which included individuals such as Cesar Chavez, Robert Kennedy and Jane Fonda. She also talks about race and gender at the City Club.

~ “Ione Briggs Interview, 2004,” Cleveland Voices, accessed May 27, 2018,

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Subjects: raceracismfeminismmunicipal governmentNAACPCity Club of ClevelandOral History

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