American Experience: Partners of the Heart
Breakthroughs: Protest and Resistance

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Blacks who worked downtown had to go, if they wanted to eat, would go into places like Tick Tock's and Krystal's and get their hamburgers and then go on the outside to eat it.

You know you stood on the right end of the counter until they brought your hamburger, or until they brought your hot dog. And then you took it and you went outside and you ate and then you went back to your job.

There were so many things that were like this.

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