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Chapter 56: Integration-Part 2: Negroes, Lesbians and Yankees, Oh My!

Once integration happened, it was really no big deal to most of us. ┬áSome of our parents, however, never recovered. The South in those days, at least in small towns like ours, was built a lot of unbendable, undefinable, unpublished, … Continue reading

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Chapter 55: Integration- Part 1: Or When Sunny Gets Blue

I’ve said it before, growing up in Danville, Virginia in the late 1960’s to early 1970’s was like growing up in South Africa under Apartheid. Brown vs the Board of Education took many years to be fully implemented in the … Continue reading

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