Comment: Yes!! You tell the truth!

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Yes!! You tell the truth!

I remember questioning racism when I was about 12. At that time my aunt and uncle lived in Kennewick, WA. Segregation was the practice then. Black people could work in Kennewick, but by 9:00 p.m. they had to be back across the river to their homes in Pasco, WA.
I remember thinking how awful it was to treat people in this way. I lived in a small community in N. Washington at the time and we had one black family who owned a farm. They kept to themselves so I never got to know them but they seemed like nice folks.
I never heard anyone speak bad of them and I didn't get the feeling anyone was racist toward them---but I suppose I just didn't know? They probably had reasons to keep to themselves that I wasn't aware of as a child.