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Activists C. P. Ellis and Ann Atwater

C. P. Ellis, a former Ku Klux Klan member, and Ann Atwater, a community activist, formed an unlikely partnership after being assigned as co-leaders of a group of citizens navigating court-ordered school desegregation in Durham, North Carolina, in the 1970s.
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English — US

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  • History
  • Social Studies
  • Racism

Activists C. P. Ellis and Ann Atwater

Activists C. P. Ellis and Ann Atwater

Credit:
Osha Gray Davidson © 2016

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