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Rondo Oral History Project: Interview with Nathaniel Abdul Khaliq
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Nathaniel [Davis] Abdul Khaliq was born and raised in Minnesota. Growing up in the Rondo neighborhood he was provided with a deep sense of nurturing and protection as a child. His grandparents raised him with the help of a supportive extended family; they were some of the last to be evicted from Rondo Avenue in 1956. He later became a community activist and a member of the Nation of Islam. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: History of his family coming to Minnesota; geography of the Rondo neighborhood; his role models; devastating impact the eviction had on his grandfather; the youth's reaction to the change in the community; his reaction to the pain of the senior generations; finding biological brothers and sisters at adulthood; experience of police racism throughout his teenage and adult years; his journey to becoming a community activist and a member of the Nation of Islam. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Volume of interview is extremely low.
1 sound cassette
89 pages transcript
2 audio files
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:25:12 running time
Interviewer: Cavett, Kate
Interviewee: Khaliq, Nathaniel Abdul
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Creation: 01/15/2004 - 07/09/2004 (Interviews conducted 1/15/2004 and 7/9/2004.)
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 110.17 (Library Call Number)
AV2007.22.17 (Accession Number)
Collection Finding Aid
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Rondo Oral History Project'