Interviews with 101-year-old Fountain Hughes, a former slave; a soldier who guarded the student who integrated Ole Miss; and oral historian Studs Terkel interviews author James Baldwin.
"I'll Overcome Someday" by Caldwell Bracy; "By and By" by Dominique Fauchard; "Backwater Blues" by Bessie Smith; and "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho" by Mahalia Jackson.
Today, stories of slavery and fighting for a place in America. We hear from 101-year-old Fountain Hughes about his childhood as a slave.
An interview with a soldier who guarded the student who integrated Ole Mis.
We listen in on an archived conversation between the late writer James Baldwin and radio host Studs Terkel.
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