leons story
Updated: 12/21/2020
leons story

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  • Leon and his family live in Fuquay, NC. They live on Mr. Johnson's farm. They do sharecropping with him.
  • The white kids would throw rocks at the black kids as they were walking to school. The bus driver would stop the bus so he could tease the black kids.
  • Leon's teacher is his cousin. At lunch, the kids go and get wood for the fire. Everybody brings a canned good. The teacher mixes them all together as a soup/ stew.
  • The man that Leon was working for took him to the bar. Leon waited in the truck. When the people came out of the bar, there were 2 dogs following them. the dogs the men set the dogs loose so they could try to hurt Leon. But people came to the bar with a gun and threatened to shoot the dogs if they didn't let Leon go.
  • Representatives come to the black schools and colleges and ask them to go to Raleigh to participate in marches.
  • Leon and his brother now work at a school in Baltimore, he is a janitor. The school made a scholarship program, for the kids in Baltimore, in Leon and his Brother's names. Leon had 1 daughter and 2 sons. He got married in NC but got divorced. He then remarried.
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