i often get stuck reading these old letters in the 70s files. these letters are priceless. i LOVE how these, in particular, talk about how white people and black people live side by side and get along.
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i don't like how things in this one implies segregation, however, i like that the "white man" (whose name i blacked out) was a friendly person to all races. back then, i guess in this town, that was sorta ahead of his time.
although i know discrimination still exists, i'm glad that i am not planting its hateful seed in my children.
i have another one to post tomorrow (or soon) about an african american woman who was way ahead of her time in a different way. she was an environmentalist! rather, a conservationist! to come...