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    • The Song and the Silence

    • A Story About Family, Race, and What Was Revealed in a Small Town in the Mississippi Delta While Searching for Booker Wright
    • By: Yvette Johnson
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • Story
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    "Have to keep that smile," said Booker Wright in the 1966 NBC documentary Mississippi: A Self-Portrait. At the time Wright was a waiter in a whites-only restaurant and a local business owner who would become an unwitting icon of the civil rights movement. For he did the unthinkable: Before a national audience, he described what life was truly like for the black people of Greenwood, Mississippi.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent American story

    • By A.L.Reaves on 06-07-18
    • A Story About Family, Race, and What Was Revealed in a Small Town in the Mississippi Delta While Searching for Booker Wright
    • By: Yvette Johnson
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Release date: 05-02-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

    Regular price: $24.47