American Masters

Going to College on a Segregated Bus

  • Posted: 5/2/2014
    • Length: 01:26
    • Plays: ???
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In this web exclusive video, Alice Walker talks about how her father loved education and read everything he could find, even though he was only educated through grade 4 or 5 and lived a life of poverty working on a plantation. Walker recalls the day he put her on a segregated bus to go to Spelman College, where she had earned a scholarship.

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