Catherine Adams was born in July of 1930, raised in Southern Maryland and educated at University of Maryland, Eastern Shore, known then as Maryland State University. She lives in Aberdeen, Maryland. Mrs. Adams shared her thoughts about raising her family of six boys through the sixties. She described the frustration she felt when her son was not allowed to enroll in the local school and had to be transported to the “colored school” several miles away. She shared what it was like to raise a family as a minority in the 1960’s, including her experiences with unfair housing practices and other discriminatory practices.