7 thoughts on “My grandmother supporting the Civil Rights Movement in Memphis circa 1966

  • October 8, 2021 at 6:19 pm
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    Your grandma is 110% invited to the cookout. If she is still with us that would be great to hear about that time period from her perspective.

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  • October 8, 2021 at 6:19 pm
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    Amazing. It’s frustrating when people take the attitude of “oh, back then people didn’t know they were racist. It was just normal. No one thought about it.” But there were always people who saw things with moral clarity.

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  • October 8, 2021 at 6:19 pm
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    My grandmother was one of the handful of white people at the Sanitation Workers’ marches. She also taught in Memphis public schools during integration. She just moved on last March

    Go our grqndmas!

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  • October 8, 2021 at 6:19 pm
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    This is awesome

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  • October 8, 2021 at 6:19 pm
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    aretha franklin doppleganger

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  • October 8, 2021 at 6:19 pm
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    Your grandmother looks like she could burn a soul with an insult. I like her.

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  • October 8, 2021 at 6:19 pm
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    She’s got style grace and moral righteousness.

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