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Were My Parents Always Racists?

The enigma of a globe-trotting couple who took a stand for civil rights fifty years ago.

photo of sign in German “Halt!” in memoir story by Savannah StJohn pondering if her parents were always racists underneath a facade due to their addiction to Fox News
Photo by Russ Widger on Unsplash

Were my parents, Burt and SallyJo always racists underneath a facade?

The family lore was that the cross burned on our front yard, my first memory, was because we were black people-lovers, only that’s not the exact vocabulary used. That…

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