Cuffie Tucker III Interview
Harper, Zenobia (Interviewer)
Zenobia Harper interviews Cuffie Tucker III. They speak about growing up in Plantersville as well as Tucker’s student athlete career as he faced a lot of tough obstacles through that time. Towards the end, they discuss what Plantersville may need as well as how kids and technology have connected after Covid-19. Cuffie Tucker III was an All-American athlete given a double scholarship in baseball and football to Knoxville College. Though his journey was cut short due to injury and life events, he was able to obtain his general contractors license where he went on to build houses and shops around various locations around Plantersville. Furthermore, Tucker mentioned that Plantersville needs a laundromat as well as a YMCA for the kids to exercise and play instead of being out in the streets, as well as for adults.
Plantersville (S.C.)--History;Georgetown County (S.C.)--Economic conditions;Georgetown County (S.C.)--Race relations;Georgetown County (S.C.)--Social life and customs;African Americans--Education--South Carolina;Gullahs--South Carolina--Interviews;Gullahs--Plantersville (S.C.)--Interviews;Tucker, Cuffie, III;Plantersville (S.C.)
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Tucker, Cuffie III and The Athenaeum Press, "Cuffie Tucker III Interview" (2021). Plantersville Oral Histories, 2019-2021. 21.