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African American Remember Discrimination of the Pasti
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August 25, 2013 11:12 PM
Five decades ago Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for racial equality in the southern United States. The landscape of the region was drastically different as African Americans were denied basic human rights and freedoms because of discriminatory local and state laws designed to keep black and whites separated. VOA’s Chris Simkins gives us a snapshot of what some African American endured in a segregated South.

African American Remember Discrimination of the Past

Published August 25, 2013

Five decades ago Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for racial equality in the southern United States. The landscape of the region was drastically different as African Americans were denied basic human rights and freedoms because of discriminatory local and state laws designed to keep black and whites separated. VOA’s Chris Simkins gives us a snapshot of what some African American endured in a segregated South.