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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Robert Logan, December 28, 1990. Interview M-0027. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Logan senses a resurgence of racism

Logan's experience with desegregation as a student helps him relate to his students, but he fears that the gains he saw firsthand are evaporating as racism resurges.

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Oral History Interview with Robert Logan, December 28, 1990. Interview M-0027. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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I am a product of desegregation. I attended the first part of my educational public school education in a segregated school and my sixth grade year I attended a desegregated school and was one of three minorities at the school. The following year we were joined by a few more and the following year a few more and by the time I got to high school, I was in a totally desegregated school. It's been a learning experience for me as well as it has helped me to help the children that I work with today. Unfortunately to say, at times I can feel a resurgence of racism of that old coming back out.