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Mildred Bond Roxborough and Maxim Thorne

Mildred Bond Roxborough and her coworker Maxim Thorne discuss her early work for the NAACP gathering petitions to help integrate the public schools, and she tells a funny story about getting stuck in a tub while in Arkansas.

Originally aired August 21, 2009, on NPR’s Morning Edition.

Ann Todd Jealous, Ben Jealous and Mamie Todd

Ben Jealous, head of the NAACP, talks with his mother, Ann Todd Jealous (left), and his grandmother Mamie Todd about some of the racism they have experienced in their lifetimes.

Originally aired July 17, 2009, on NPR’s Morning Edition.