America ReFramed

Blurring the Color Line | A Community Together

Residents relive the aftermath of the Augusta Riot, talking about what they had experienced over three days in 1970. Many of the Georgia city's businesses were vandalized but not the Chinese-owned grocery stores that had openly welcomed and served the Black community - over the years, some Black and Chinese residents had built close and trusting relationships.

Blurring the Color Line | A Community Together

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