Interview with Robert Darryl Banks, September 7, 2018

Project: African American Community in Hopkinsville (KY) Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Dr. Darryl Banks, the son of educators, grew up in Hopkinsville during the days of transition from a segregated society to a more integrated one. He is a graduate of the first fully-integrated class of Hopkinsville High School. After attending Coe College, he studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. He is a specialist in environmental policy. In this interview, he tells of his experiences growing up as an African American in a Southern town and abroad.

Interview Accession

2020oh0184_aahop0009

Interviewee Name

Robert Darryl Banks

Interviewer Name

Alissa Clare Keller

Interview Date

2018-09-07

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Banks, Robert Darryl Interview by Alissa Clare Keller. 07 Sep. 2018. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Banks, R.D. (2018, September 07). Interview by A. C. Keller. African American Community in Hopkinsville (KY) Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Banks, Robert Darryl, interview by Alissa Clare Keller. September 07, 2018, African American Community in Hopkinsville (KY) Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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