"As long as there was one black child left in town, they had to keep the school open."

Reverend James Seawood remembers how African-American families were forced out of Sheridan, Arkansas, when the schools attempted to integrate.
Recorded in Staten Island, New York
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Reverend James Seawood remembers how African-American families were forced out of Sheridan, Arkansas, when the schools attempted to integrate.
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Recorded in Staten Island, New York
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Katie Brook

In Partnership with
Sandy Ground Historical Society

Themes
Griot
Growing Up
Witness