Interview with Yaz Johnson, April 26, 2018
Yaz Johnson was born in 1967 in Albany, Georgia to Johnnie Johnson Jr. and Thelma Johnson. He resided in Albany his entire life, working as a full-time pastor, businessman, and non-profit director. In this interview. Johnson discusses the role of his father in the Albany Movement, focusing on the worker strike he led in 1972. He also shares details of the lawsuit that the strike led to and complications he experienced personally in pursuit of a Johnnie Johnson Jr. Memorial Building.
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Yaz Johnson and James Wall, “Interview with Yaz Johnson, April 26, 2018,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 23, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL424SGCR/RBRL424SGCR-002.