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Lillie Critten


Professor Gates thank you for Many Rivers to Cross. I grew up in the segregated south of Alabama.We celebrated one week of black history not nearly enough to learn our history. My mother was uneducated, also my grandmother. I learned how to work hard from them. I learn most of our history as an adult. I am proud of the progress we have made but saddened by the destruction of our young men and women.

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