Holly Childs

As Interviewed by Liam Childs
"Once we went to three or four establishments and had all the pie we could stand or been turned away as many times as we could stand we would go back to the university."
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Mary C. Rudy

Jackie J. R. Meisel
"The only reason I knew about it was because I had good friend who was already working...so I suspected that it was going on in other places, but you just don't know about it, you don't have any proof that its happening. I think that the prejudice still exists its just not so obvious."
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Geneva N.

As Interviewed by Luke N
"I hid my face in my father’s legs because even though Glen had hurt me and taken a piece of my ear off, I felt sorry for him, because no one should be treated like that."
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MH Goh

As Interviewed by Bridget Rhodes
"It's part of an experience, anyways...But as I said, it's a prejudice of her own that she has to overcome...I can choose my reaction to a situation and I think I did the right thing for myself at that time."
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Elsa García de Mendoza Corona del Rosal

As Interviewed by Emma Zuckerman
"In some stores, there were bathrooms for whites and black bathrooms for blacks. This also was ridiculous."
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Stephanie Pollom

As Interviewed by Whitney W.
"Its sad to say, but there are people that always have to have someone to look down upon. If they don’t use race and they don’t use social injustice, then they have to accept that their problems are created by them and not because of somebody else."
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Duane Charles Runkle

As Interview by Christian Kennedy
"We left in civilian clothes, even though you're carrying a duffel bag, and people would flip you off, call you a baby killer..."
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Cleaburne F.

As Interviewed by Ellen Fritz
"The 9 year old stayed with the Apache Indians. He would fight against white people, he would hunt like the Indians, and he would scalp white men. He did everything the Indians did in those days to the white people."
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John Doe

By: Shirish Pandam
"One of my high school classmates was not allowed to enter our homes or temples or have dinner with us."
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Frank Li

As Interviewed by Allen Li
"Well you know, the world is composed of all different kinds of races. All races are to be respected and should have equal rights."
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Jim Brown

As interveiwed by Yo Seb Cha
"It’s not a good feeling. It’s a feeling of making one race feel like superiors. You feel like you're left out. You feel like a second class citizen."
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Holly Phillips

As Interviewed by Ibraheem Moosa
"I am actually grateful that I had experienced discrimination against me because it gave me a more compassionate heart."
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Bong Sup Lee

As Interviewed by Helen M.
"During the Japanese occupation, Japanese government took over Korean government, so we just lived like Japanese people."
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Mary Patrick

As Interviewed by Sam Buford
"Among the young people I work with in politics, I see no prejudice. Once the older generation is gone, maybe prejudice will go away. Maybe we won't see it anymore."
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Nancy Labastida

As Interviewed by Zoe Dubin
"To jerk your pin means my sorority pin should be taken away and I should be kicked out of the sorority. I was delighted with that, I mean, to me she looked so ridiculous and pitiful."
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Linda Smith

As Interviewed by: Sam Richter
"We grew up, thinkin' that we were a little better. And I guess that was our attitude without even thinkin' about it. We really should have."
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Mimi Kepner

As interviewed by Vincent L.
"...One thing that we all learned from that experience, adults and the counselors alike, was that no matter where these kids came from, or what race they were, or how poor they were, we were all the same."
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Beryl Kerwick

As Interviewed by Kate Kerwick
"She said, 'I don't want to sit next to a sweaty old scrub woman that might come and sit next to me.'. Well, then I said to her, 'But that woman is probably in more of a need of sitting down and having a rest than you are because you've been sitting in an air conditioned office all day and she is, if she is a scrub woman, she's been working very hard physically.'"
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Garry Mauro

As Interviewed by Frank Mauro
"I decided that just making money wasn’t going to satisfy me. I had to make a difference."
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D. R. Hill

As Interviewed by Heidi E.
"I was riding in my car, and ran into this mob of people that began to shake my car and broke the headlights out of my car with baseball bats..."
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Jim Harrington

By Joe Bates
"I had always wanted to help people and I think that the way it sort of focused for me over the years as being interested in civil rights issues."
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Claudia McDonald

As Interviewed by Maddie Corum
"So while the white students had a ladder that gave us direction, I know now that the ladder for the black students was shaky, small and not very long, they never quite had the same opportunities."
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Robert Wickman

As Interviewed by Andrew Kim
"When you are in school and you live in that type of environment, the way it affects your life primarily, is if you are smaller than them or not as strong as them, or not as numerous, then you look for ways to hide."
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Donald Whitney Vincent

As Interviewed by Ryan Vincent
"There was Ku Klux Klan where we where raised, but you know we really didn't pay attention to them, we had other things on our mind."
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Victoria Bailey

As Interviewed by C.A.
"I would raise my hand in class, and the teacher, she wouldn’t call on me, even when I knew the right answer."
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Tony Shi

As Interviewed by Madelene Shi
"I was waiting outside the restaurant and suddenly, a pickup truck pulled over and stopped right in front of me. Kids opened the window and yelled at me, 'Why dont you go back to Asia!' "
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Karen Tiffin

As Interviewed by Allison Schafer
"Bias is a learned behavior; possibly even a habit."
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Mike Hicks

As Interviewed by Grace Garven
"The police force was awful, it was very very conservative and it had about one third of its members were members of the Ku Klux Klan, so there were hardly any minority officers in the force, and in fact I think there were only two, and they were there by political appointment."
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Janie Ney Jones

As Interviewed by Spencer W.
"My daddy's best friend was black and because P.K. was black, it wasn't appropriate for him to come into the house and eat at our table. He had to eat on back porch. It was the way it was done back then."
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Gail Coffee

Sam Parker
"I kinda paused and pretended to look at something on the ground and I heard one of em say to the other 'oh she just doesn't want to be seen with us' and that was true."
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Carol Goulet

As interviewed by Jack Goulet
"I just remember I was just so shocked when Martin Luther King was murdered, and then it was like then, I started noticing the prejudice that people had that I didn't know."
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James Beeler

As Interviewed by S.B.
"Everybody thinks they’re right and when you go into court of law, your job is to convince someone who’s already made up their mind that they’re wrong."
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Mike Beasley

As Interviewed by Sophie Beasley
"A white guy and a black guy walking around at the fair together? There would have been trouble. "
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Julian Chang

As Interviewed by Aidan Chang
"There is still continual prejudice out there, and I don’t think it’s on purpose. It’s just that it seems like Asian-Americans are viewed differently than other minorities in the U.S."
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Sue Mejia

As Interviewed by Sydney K.
"I wanted everybody to be equal or go as far as their brains could take them. "
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Rabbi Gail Swedroe

As Interviewed by Ethan Marks
"It is really sad that people who perpetuate anti-semitism always come to mind more."
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Raul Garza

As Interviewed by Michael Rodriguez
"And I told her that I didn't feel that that was right, what she had said and that it was racial and she was kinda' profiling a person."
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Dustin Breithaupt

As Interviewed by Winn Philpott
"From when I moved in to know, the neighborhood has changed so drastically. It’s hard to even consider it the same neighborhood."
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John P. & Vernelle P.

As Interviewed by Ella Stapleton
"Social injustice is not just based on race; it is also based on gender, age, religion or any type of difference that the majority does not have."
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Rachel Davila

As Interviewed By Dylan Davila
"My mom taught me not to take abuse from anyone, and we were born not to take abuse by anyone."
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Jonathan Mendoza

As Interviewed by Carl Svahn
"I think that just tells us that in spite of our differences, in spite of the locations we inhabit, we’re all part of the same household. We’re all truly brothers and sisters."
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Nicole Thompson Beavers

As interviewed by Mac Connolly
"Everyone had their place, and you just stayed in your place."
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Margaret DeMoss

As Interviewed by Isabella DeMoss
"It was the center of all the hatred and the marches..."
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Grandma Doyne

As Interviewed By Jacob B.
"We didn’t give it a lot of thought, and we weren’t really that informed about it to tell you the truth. That’s just how we lived, an all-white school in an all-white neighborhood."
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Connie Austin

As Interviewed by A. Austin-Puhr
"There was a big disparity between my classroom and my friends’ classrooms who taught in white schools in the same city."
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Anne Lewis

As Interviewed by Iris Rentería
"I was supposed to be a scientist. I went off to Berkeley to study Physics, and all through high school I did that, but I also wrote a lot, played the piano, had other things I liked to do. I dropped out of school, went to Mexico for about a year, and then came back knowing that I wanted to be a filmmaker."
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Jim Sternadel

As Interviewed By Jacob R.
"I was never in touch with black people -- never had to get to know any of them. We kind of absorbed the views of our parents, and the people we lived with, people we came in touch with at that time and place, and I’m not saying they were mean people or vicious people. Our parents were not mean or vicious, they were good people, but they had stereotypes and ideas about blacks..."
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Sharon M. Sevel

As interviewed by Ivan DeHaas
"It’s a different age now. Police brutality wasn't as big of a problem in the ‘60s and ‘70s as it is now, where the police departments are the enemy. But when you come right down to it, police are trying to deal with people that break rules. "
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Lessie Jefferson

As Interviewed by Jackson Denko
"There were violence going on at the time these people had,clans Ku Klux Klans they would come and terrorize you, beat you, drag you"
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Terrence Roberts, Ph.D.

As Interviewed by Audrey Jameson
"If I were to do it again then I would’ve demanded that all of the school mobs be arrested and put in prison for the duration if they didn’t stop what they were doing. "
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Carl Floto

As interviewed by Emily M.
"We had some black students before the closure, not very many, and then we had a bunch. In the back of your mind, you knew things weren't right. "
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Rebecca Tolvin

As Interviewed by Campbell Uyeki
"They beat ‘em, they did not want em to go across Selma bridge, and so they just run over, the police did this. They’d catch the people, they’d beat em, they'd stomped on em, as they was going cross the bridge, which was very very very bad, and they hurt a lot of people. Some peoples was crippled on account of the way they walked on ‘em."
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Sharon Sue Dockery

As Interviewed by Thana McLain
"I have always been on terms of that we are all God's children and that we all are equal in the sight of God and that we should all be equal in the sight of everyone else."
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Suzanne Napier

As Interviewed by Beck R.
"Unless ideas of hate are given to you or someone is provoking racist attitudes, kids naturally don't care much about such things."
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Katherine W. Carter

As Interviewed by Eli Husted
"Social Justice is the freedom and the right to be who you are, and actualize your beliefs."
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Christina Jones

Townes Jones
"My husband thought there would be riots all over the place. He barricaded the door to our house and had his gun ready."
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Danny Moore

As Interviewed by Jacob G.
"Seventy-five percent of Texas voted to ban gay marriage."
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Michael Davis

As Interviewed by Leah Davis
"Unfortunately, the method they used was one of apartheid -- which was cruel, which was immoral, which was unfair."
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Beverly Reeves

As Interviewed by Isaac S
"One of the greatest compliments a lawyer paid me several years ago was to say, ‘You know Bev, you’re such a nice, sweet girl, and you do so much good in the community, I didn’t even know the knife was in my back until you pulled it out.’ And I said to him ‘Thank you.’"
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Armando Saenz

Archer Saenz
"We were denied renting the apartment because of my name, and the way I looked to them, because I was Hispanic. And yet when we left the apartment office we could see signs outside that said 'Apartments for Rent.' They had apartments to rent, just not for us because I was not an Anglo."
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Verna Jones and Warren Green

As Interviewed by Joshua Rydolph
"Yes. I was for nonviolence all the way. I thought that any other way of achieving this. When I saw what we had gone through in early years. I thought that he had such an elegant way. He was like Gandhi."
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Roscoe Overton

As Interviewed by Ethan Ripp
"That was his last speech. And I was there that night, at Mason Temple -- that was April the 3rd, 1968."
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Ryan Berg

As Interviewed by Matthew Beck
"The question is when was the last time you've walked someplace where you felt clearly unwanted. That’s something that unfortunately is an uncommon occurrence, but it’s something I feel on a regular basis. I know some of it is because of my hair. It’s rather long and most people don't see it all that often. But there isn't a time where I’m not reminded of the color of my skin. So the question is when was the last time you were reminded of the color of your skin and not the person who you are. For me I am reminded of it everyday."
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Gloria G.

As Interviewed by Diego Guzman
"I think the greatest accomplishment of the Civil Rights Movement was when all the schools got integrated and all the kids went to each others campuses."
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Pat Berri

As Interviewed by Atticus Jones
"I couldn't understand how people could be not nice to other people, so I guess it was hard to watch."
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Saundra Kirk

As Interviewed by Emma Linder
"I faced some violence in several of the protests that I did. There was a protest that we held at the State Capitol and someone put a cigarette out on my arm. I’d been hit, all of these were on protest lines when we were doing the marches."
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