Tony Plohetski

As interviewed by Catie G.
"I will always remember what I was doing that night."
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John Sizlack

By Andrew Eisenhauer
""In my experience in life, usually the people that are very scared are actually very interested in it and they don’t want people to know that they like that, or, they are also going a through a “Am I having these feelings?” and “Can I accept myself with these feelings?”"
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Ann Rolling

As Interviewed by Luke Knight
"I never asked why don't they come to school at our school, why can't we eat together?"
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Carol Levy

As Interviewed by Dylan Levy
"He looked beautiful, you wouldn't have even known he had a bad back, wouldn't have known anything. I simply remember him, standing and waving."
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Sandra Haley-Lichty

As Interviewed by Brynn Lampert
"What shocked me the most was the behavior of ordinary people that were standing across the street protesting."
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Jack Robertson

As Interviewed By Tyler Hill
"I was driving my automobile on 24th street in Street in Austin Texas. I heard the news on the car radio."
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James Florence

As interveiwed by Aidan Martinez
"All regular programs were cancelled, and it was just news, news, news, news, news, news."
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Baskaran Sundaram

As interviewed by Sidharth Baskaran
"Many people, including me were not able to get to work on time, or not at all."
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Charlotte Decker, Margaret Connell

As interviewed by Olivia Alejandre
"I went out there and said, 'If you don’t take them, then I’m leaving!'"
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Frances Pacheco Camacho Brooks

As interviewed by Gustavo Brooks
"I feel like there are many people that are very talented and very smart, and they were born in very poor countries with very limited opportunities, and then these people are leaving it all out there to cross the border and search for a better life."
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Kenji Fukuhara

As interviewed by Morgan Pascoe
"It’s kind of a, kind of a nightmare to tell you the truth."
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Gloria Harrington

As Interviewed by Ayla Clem
"It's still, at my age, it's still hard to comprehend such hatred."
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Liefen Su-Hovd

As interviewed by Tor Hovd
"Racism is every happening every moment, hour, and day it just people don't realize that."
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Father Ray Pothireddy

As Interviewed by William J
"Why should I treat a fellow human being like that?"
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Jessica Jennings

As Interviewed by Benjamin Knight
"Well, Nelson Mandela had gone out of his way … college students are usually big on protesting, they feel they are young and invincible and they can change the world. But he had gone to great lengths to fight apartheid in his own country and I was admiring of his efforts."
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Valerie Kockelman

As Interviewed by Braden Rosen
"Marching in Milwaukee, 'Daddy, why are some people black?' We shall overcome, we shall overcome. 'Sir. please take her of your shoulders.' They are throwing bricks. We shall overcome one day."
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Raymond Delk

As Interviewed by Alia A
"That was the first time that I encountered a situation where I felt I had to fight for my right and it was really fighting for the right to even be discriminated against. "
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Josephine Murphy

As Interviewed by Marco Martinez
"That case to really stood out to me because we should have been past that a long time ago where people display hatred among each other because of race, especially when it went on to their property and near their home."
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Judith Puhr

As Interviewed by Evan AP
"And that night I knew we were going to be arrested because all of us, this huge crowd of two or three hundred people, sat down in the middle of the street and wouldn’t move. So that was a protest and that was against the law, but we were trying to get attention for the fact that things were not changing like they should be in Mobile."
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Mary Catherine Stewart Butler

As Interviewed by William Butler
"It's just now it seems impossible, but that was the norm, thats the way life was."
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Paula Rojas

As Interviewed by Eabha Contreras
"And so we now know, there's even research proving that just living through everyday racism, especially if you're a black person (but where it's much more obvious than if you're a latino or an asian person), when you're a black person, everyday interactions with racist comments, looks, or you go to the store any they think you want to shoplift even though you have plenty of money, or just the way that they're constantly treating you, that stress makes you inside just feel that grrrrr, you know!"
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Barbara C. Marquardt

As Interviewed by Eleanor J.
"There's students running everywhere, and all I can remember is going to class, walking up the steps, and there were young, young members of the National Guard. They were probably just my age, but they were holding weapons."
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Sandra Long

As Interviewed by Jack Long
"She and her husband were black, lived in a black neighborhood and they were looking to buy a house... they would contact the real estate person and the real estate person would not show them the house"
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Paula Jackson

As Interviewed by Vivian Craft
"There were two large towers or buildings. And all of the black patients were taken care of in one of the buildings, and all of the white patients were taken care of in one of the other buildings."
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Faye Arnos

As Interviewed by Walker Gossett
"I think we should have never had segregation, and I didn't realize that until later in life. When I was a young child and in school I didn't think about it because thats just the way things always were. But once I got older and saw more about the world and what was going on I realized it was a terrible injustice to people."
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John Wagner

As Interviewed by Stella Rae Kinard
"This guy turns and he looks out the window, and on the back of his helmet he’s got this tape that says, 'If you ain’t got nothing, you ain’t got nothing to lose.' "
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Olyvia Green

As Interviewed by Brock Shiono
"No matter what your job is, do the very best that you can do. Whether you like it or not, stick with it! Because you never know, you might be helping someone else."
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James Baker

As Interviewed by Ethan Chuah
"I couldn’t change anything; the law would have to change so we could do something. "
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As Interviewed by D.G.
"Education is one of the most important things for people to get ahead in life. Limiting education for a certain race would likely cause that race to go downhill in economic and social status."
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Deliana Garcia

As Interviewed By Isabel Held
"I'm old enough to have grown up in Texas as a woman of Mexican descent, to have experienced lots of episodes of racism."
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Edwin Dorn

Interviewed by Reece Tao
"I clearly remember the overarching the nature, the liquidus nature, of segregation, of Jim Crow -- the limits on freedom and the psychological effects on African Americans."
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As Interviewed By Tallulah Beaty
"So, because we were still segregated, there were places we couldn’t go, there were things we couldn't do, and so my parents and their peers all got together and figured out ways we could still have those things, just in a segregated way."
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Carol Furuta

As Interviewed by Mary E. Martinez
"It's really difficult to think that that happened to us, that that was… part of our history of Japanese people, and that something that was so wrong could happen, and I guess that's how it affects us."
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Bill Black

As Interviewed by Mika Syms
"At that age kids don’t know white from black."
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Michael Y.

As Interviewed by Maya H.Y.
"No one is illegal. Money crosses borders, goods cross borders, but workers can’t cross borders? That doesn’t make sense to me. "
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Wandaka Musongera

As Interviewed by Owen Smith
"So they act like they don’t keep you away, but indirectly, they keep you away from getting education."
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Muna Hussaini

As Interviewed by P. E.
"As soon as they found out it was some white guy, the coverage completely cut out."
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Jane and John Jones

As interviewed by Adelle R.
"And that kinda drove home the point that things may be separate but they definitely weren't equal."
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Tommie L. Pernell

As Interviewed by Anushka P.
"...And then a lot of them were perhaps following their teachings and in that area of the south. It was white, and I’m making a sign that the whites were up here and the blacks were down here, economically, socially, in so many ways. It was a time of transition for everyone. "
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