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The Most Segregated Place in America Is Our Memory

I tried to find the white oak tree where a enslaved man was lynched

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“W“What are ya looking for?” asked the man who stopped to check on me by the side of the road. His arm hung out his late ’80s Chevrolet window which had faded white baby booties hanging from the mirror, red clay caking in the wheel wells.




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Gwen Frisbie-Fulton

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