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Published July 12, 2013

Douglas Davis highlights the importance of community and talks about growing up in a family of ten children in Liberty Hill of Danville, Virginia. Watch the video to hear him discuss his parents, his siblings, and his grandmother, who was enslaved. Davis also talks about participating in Bloody Monday. “We locked hands, we said, ‘We shall overcome,'” he recalls.

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