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[MUSIC] As I was growing up during all the other cities was segregated the blacks had their own establishments and the whites had theirs. And then this area. Was not as bad as a lot of other areas. Black people owned a lot of business like [UNKNOWN] Black owned he had places like American tobacco and liquor stores where both black and white people worked and even though the white people had the better jobs, the black people working there still earned a very good salary Durham itself is predominantly black. So with integration, we integrated a lot faster than a lot of the areas did. I thought it was For my benefit, as well as the future benefit of black people, that they wouldn't have to go through what I had. Down forever. There were many establishments that blacks were not allowed to go in. [INAUDIBLE] for an example had two floors on their bottom floor level they had a complete restaurant And black people weren't allowed to eat in that restaurant. You had picket lines that black people did not go in and there were a lot of white people too that didn't go in. The high school kids on up to your college kids and And young adults and even older adults. So we manage to get things done. [MUSIC] [BLANK_AUDIO]

Black Girl Magic Teen Ammarah Haynes Introduces Us to Her Activist Grandmother

16-year-old Ammarah Haynes learns about her grandmother's experience living through segregation and the Civil Rights Movement the South.

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