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Jim Crow Pennsylvania

Explores Jim Crow practices in Pennsylvania from the 1920's to the present. Includes Levittown's first black family; an infamous lynching; lives of the Pullman porters; Fairview Park; and racial struggles in the steel industry. It challenges the myth of Southern discrimination with stories that occurred above the Mason-Dixon Line. Music by Emmai Alaquiva. WARNING: PROGRAM CONTAINS RACIAL EPITHETS

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