Gussie Howard: "Segregation was never really talked about in our house; we grew up in it, it didn't mean anything, it was simply the way we lived."

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At Golden Age Apartments on 36th, San Diego blacks remember segregation

A whole different story if I'd been white

"Mandela isn't a hero to me. Ever'body equates us —black Americans —with Africa people, but I don't equate myself with those people because I don't know anything about them. . My people, the Alabama people, was Blackfoot Indians."


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