Reader finds hope in youth-led protest

  • Reader finds hope in youth-led protest
    Reader finds hope in youth-led protest
Dear Editors,      Your recent article about Beardstown’s Black Lives Matter march made me think of my own experience of Beardstown in the early 70s. I moved there from South Carolina as a high school sophomore. I had grown up with segregation and the Ku Klux Klan but was unprepared for the racism I found in your town. Beardstown was a white town––the whole county was white–– yet racism was so…

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