Civil Rights Greensboro

UNCG Home > The University Libraries > Civil Rights Greensboro Home > Cleo McCoy

Cleo McCoy

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: African-American

Biographical/Historical note: Cleo McCoy, a Louisiana native, earned an undergraduate degree in Georgia and attended graduate school in Washington, D.C. In 1946, he moved to Greensboro, North Carolina, to work as a chaplain at North Carolina A&T State University. He was a member of the Greensboro Community Fellowship in the mid-sixties.

Items created by this individual or group:
Item thumbnail image Oral History Interview with Cleo McCoy by William Chafe
Date: September 6, 1977
By: Cleo McCoy
From: William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection

This transcript of a September 6, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Cleo McCoy primarily documents McCoy’s experiences at North Carolina A&T State University during the 1...