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Segregated South

Growing Up in the Segregated South, Struggle Brought Change

Emily Tynes | Posted 10.24.2011 | Black Voices
Emily Tynes

The bus driver pointed to the rear and told me to go sit there. That was the moment I realized my mother did not sit on the back of the bus because she preferred to, but because she had no choice.

Memoirs of the Segregated South

Helen Davey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

Admittedly, I come from a lily-white family, English on both sides. However, I believe that a person doesn't have to be black to feel the effects of racism -- a point that Kathryn Stockett makes very well in her novel, "The Help."