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The Rev. Jesse Jackson talks about growing up in a segregated Greenville and the significance of the Civil Rights movement.
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Note: Having grown up as a white child in the 1940s and 1950s in the era of legal segregation, I’ve long wondered how African-Americans of my time survived prejudice, injustice and fear in just living and especially in their fear of the police. They were by law second-class citizens with few “rights” and were treated as such. How did they survive and, in the case of people like Richard G. Stewart Sr., rear successful, well-respected children? Even as a child, I wondered. – Maggie Martin

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Caddo District Attorney James Stewart Sr. always wanted to…