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Moving South For School In 1960: One Black Man's 'Turning Point'

Feb 28, 2017

Today, another quick look back at our partnership with StoryCorps.

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It was 10 years ago this month that WABE partnered with StoryCorps Griot to record the voices, experiences, and life stories of African Americans here in Atlanta. Here is one of those conversations with Muriel Durley, who spoke with her husband, Gerald.

He talks about life as a college student and his first experience with racism. It happened at Tennessee State in Nashville. He moved there from Colorado and had just enrolled to play basketball.