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Interviewer: Do you have anything else you’d like to speak about? Aaron: Not really. Nothing I can think of. Interviewer: One last thing. Monday, Bunchie had talked about how being in a Panther party (inaudible) he had PTSD like a soldier that served in war. What are your thoughts on that? What type of toll did being an activist take on you? Aaron: Well, a little paranoia. (laughs) Sometimes I think the police was trying to get me, you know. You know, it’s been some years and I kind of got over that. I think the police been watching me some time. (laughs) A little paranoia. It’s alright. Interviewer: I’m sure we all have files. Aaron: (laughs) Yeah. Interviewer: Anything else? Aaron: No. Not that I can think of. Interviewer: Well, thank you again for taking time out of— Aaron: I appreciate y’all taking the time. I appreciate y’all. Y’all be asking some probing questions.

Interview Interview with James Aaron
Subjects Citizenship › Civic Engagement
Citizenship › Political Rights
Community Organizations
Community Organizations › Civil Rights Organizations
Community Organizations › Civil Rights Organizations › National and Regional Civil Rights Organizations
Community Organizations › Civil Rights Organizations › Local Civil Rights Organizations
Community Organizations › Community outreach
Police and Law Enforcement
Police and Law Enforcement › Community Relations and Law Enforcement
Military › Veterans' benefits › Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Black Power
Black Power › Black Panthers
Black Power › Local Black Power Organizations
Black Power › Black Power and Community Organizing
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Interview date 2016-06-08
Interview source CRBB Summer 2016
Interviewees Aaron, James
Interviewers Enriquez, Sandra
Rodriguez, Samantha
Duration 00:01:29
Citation "Conclusion," from James Aaron oral history interview with Sandra Enriquez and Samantha Rodriguez,  June 08, 2016, Houston,TX, Civil Rights in Black and Brown Interview Database, https://crbb.tcu.edu/clips/2599/conclusion, accessed November 18, 2019