Segregation In The 60's

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There is a question that has been wondered throughout time. Why are people afraid of others who are different? Segregation in the 1940’s-60’s is a great example of this. During this time southern whites feared African Americans just because they had a different skin color. African Americans were discriminated for many years, but it was especially bad in the South. They couldn’t go to the same schools as whites did, they had to drink from different public water fountains or even use the same restroom. If they tried, they were harassed, bullied, and threatened.
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