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27min | English | 21 June 2021

Kasim Reed was born in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1998, he was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives, serving two terms. In 2002, he was elected to the State Senate and served four consecutive terms. In 2009, Mr. Reed was elected mayor of Atlanta, and re-elected in 2013, serving until January 2018.


Julian Bond Oral History Project: Kasim Reed
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An interview with Kasim Reed for the Julian Bond Oral History Project, sponsored by the School of Public Affairs at American University. The project documents the professional rise of Julian Bond from 1960-1968, focusing on his early years in the Atlanta student movement, his work as a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and his rise to national prominence. Conducted by Gregg Ivers, Professor of Government and Project Director, in Atlanta, Georgia, and Washington, D.C. via Zoom on June 13th, 2021.

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Project Director: Gregg Ivers, Professor of Government, American University


Technical and Production Assistance: Jessica Merriman

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