StoryCorps: Segregated, But Not Always Separate

Grady Hospital in Atlanta was segregated until the mid-1960s. But there were times when blacks and whites found themselves sharing the same space.

In this week's feature from the StoryCorps Griot Initiative, Murray Brown — a nursing student at Grady in the '50s — recounts some of her experiences at the Storycorps Griot Booth in Atlanta. Brown is now retired from her 42-year nursing career.

The StoryCorps Griot Initiative travels the country collecting the recollections of black Americans. On Tuesdays, News & Notes features one of these stories. To find out where the StoryGriot Initiative will be next, visit the StoryCorps website. To find out where the StoryCorps recording booth will be next, visit News & Notes new blog, News & Views.



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