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        Growing up under Jim Crow in Piedmont, West Virginia and Chattanooga, Tennessee

        In this video segment from the PBS series Finding Your Roots, Samuel L. Jackson talks about what life was like growing up in Chattanooga, Tennessee during the era of Jim Crow. Jackson shares details about the racism he and his family faced living in the South. Henry Louis Gates Jr. also talks a bit about living under Jim Crow in Piedmont, West Virginia.

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