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Delaney Sisters

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Delaney Sisters

Delaney Sisters

Delaney Sisters

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Sadie Delany died this past week at the age of 109. Her sister Bessie died a few years ago at the age of 104. Together, the two sisters became famous in 1993 when they published their book "Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters'' First 100 Years." Their father was born a slave, and throughout their long lives they witnessed incredible changes in race relations and every other aspect of American life. Liane interviewed the Delany sisters in 1993, and we reprise a portion of that interview.

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