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Photographs of Henry Clay Anderson

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Photographs of Henry Clay Anderson

Photographs of Henry Clay Anderson

'Separate But Equal' Documents Black Life in Segregated South

Photographs of Henry Clay Anderson

Only Available in Archive Formats.

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There are many photographs of black life in the segregated South focusing on the brutality, poverty and indignity in which many African Americans were forced to live. But not all of the pictures depicted the hardships and humiliation. Documentary filmmaker Shawn Wilson decided he wanted to share that hidden part of the black South during segregation. Correspondent Karen Grigsby Bates talks to Wilson about his new book, Separate But Equal: The Mississippi Photographs of Henry Clay Anderson, which gives readers a rare peek into the everyday lives of African Americans in the segregated South.