Jacqueline Hassell: Racism in North Carolina

Jacqueline Hassell told of her early experiences living and working on a tobacco farm in rural North Carolina. She also mentions various racist episodes in the 1950s and early 1960s, including an attack on a classmate that led to his ear being cut off.

Interview by Janice Ball

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