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This is Malcolm's third grade class at Lansing elementary school, 1934-35. Malcolm's brother Wilfred said, 'we were the only blacks in the school. This had its problems, but we were continuously buoyed by our parents, so we were able to deal with it.'

This is Malcolm's third grade class at Lansing elementary school, 1934-35. Malcolm's brother Wilfred said, "we were the only blacks in the school. This had its problems, but we were continuously buoyed by our parents, so we were able to deal with it."

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