Hayti, Durham, NC, 1972 Source USDA Historical Aerial Photos, Durham County, NC 1972 (172_60), Carolina Digital Library and Archives, State Library of North Carolina
Stories of Struggle across the U.S.
Barry Farm–Hillsdale is just one example of a historic African American community that has been destroyed. There are hundreds of communities across the country that have also been destroyed or are facing a similar fate.
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Think About It
As you read these stories, do you notice any similarities with Barry Farm–Hillsdale’s story? What do these communities have in common? Why do you think they were targeted? Who or what survives?