What my southern mom taught me.

Donna Lovelady
Indianapolis, IN

Born in the south in 1924, mom was the granddaughter of a slave owner. She saw blacks pushed to the back of the bus, unjustly convicted and forced to hide from whites. It broke her heart. She made sure to teach me that color doesn’t make anyone better or worse. One of her happiest moments was seeing a black man become president.

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