Monday Feb 01, 2021

02 School Life and Jim Crow

Ben Watford grew up in rural NC and experienced school in the Jim Crow segregation south of the 30s and 40s. He overcame his 'dirt poor' beginnings with high school graduation, but not without struggles and some humorous moments. Snake for the teacher!

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alaevent

Awesome. I can’t wait for the other episode.

Tuesday Feb 02, 2021

It’s difficult to imagine growing up in such hardship but Ben’s descriptions give a real insight. It’s nice to hear his memories of humour, love and inspiration too. Ben’s story about the library books being his friends was particularly touching.

Monday Feb 01, 2021

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