Published: Mon, 01 Aug 2005 12:00:00 EST
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Mon, 01 Aug 2005 12:00:00 ESTBaldwin recounts stories of segregation involving cars, curfews, and one particular young, white child firmly ensconced in the Jim Crow mentality.
Mon, 01 Aug 2005 12:00:00 ESTButterfield tells the story of when his uncle died because the white doctor did not arrive after more than eight hours after the accident.
Mon, 01 Aug 2005 12:00:00 ESTChatmon recalls the tale of his hard-working father, who was intent upon sending his son to school, and the white man who stole all his earnings.
Mon, 01 Aug 2005 12:00:00 ESTWhat's in a name? According to Cherry, it's a source of respect and dignity, and she didn't let anyone take that away.
Mon, 01 Aug 2005 12:00:00 ESTGrowing up with Jim Crow, Gratton sometimes felt there wasn't any other way to live. Here he tells of his indoctrination by his mother, among other memories.
Mon, 01 Aug 2005 12:00:00 ESTIsaac remembers her college years, when she had to confront the ignorance of her schoolmates and absurd lies and stereotypes about black people.
Mon, 01 Aug 2005 12:00:00 ESTJames Jones spent World War II serving his country. During this time, he experienced the strength, determination, and daring of his fellow black soldiers. He also shares a vivid memory of a concentration camp he helped liberate.
Mon, 01 Aug 2005 12:00:00 ESTKirby aslo was a soldier during World War II. He recalls a life-and-death situation that tested the tenacity of bigotry and its humorous resolution.
Mon, 01 Aug 2005 12:00:00 ESTWith ugly truth, Lucas explains the lengths to which white people went in order to prevent blacks from voting, even to the point of poisoning an entire population.
Mon, 01 Aug 2005 12:00:00 ESTNix shares his memories of Jim Crow involving his father, a murder, and how the authorities didn't think much of it.
Mon, 01 Aug 2005 12:00:00 ESTVolter offers his own theory about the Ku Klux Klan, its formation, motivation, and its manipulation of the lower white class to empower the rich.