Mr. Joe Martin

Date: April 6, 2009
Interviewers: Erlisa, Reece, Davis, Sarah, Iesha, Cody, Marcus, Jeremy, Daryl, with Vickie Malone and Howard Levin
Location: McComb High School, McComb, Mississippi

Mr. Joe Martin was born in 1943 in the Beartown section of McComb, Mississippi. Mr. Martin played a key leadership role in the 1961 student walk-out at McComb's Burglund High School and was arrested and jailed along with over 100 other students.

Mr. Joe Martin passed away shortly after this interview in a tragic house fire on July 29th, 2009.

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