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Wiley and Leo Branton's grandmother waged a fight to get black people to vote against funds for a new library Copyrighted Material PINE BLUFF 35 because city officials announced that only whites would be able to use it. "54 The presence of Arkansas AM&N also made a difference in black activism in Pine Bluff, as evidenced by President Watson's stand on the Leo Branton case. Black educators worked quietly to lobby for funds for black schools and they insisted on high standards of educational quality at Merrill High School and at Arkansas AM&N.
12 Attitudes about the 1930S revealed in these interviews proved no less combative. " J. N. Brown, seventy-nine, voiced a similar sentiment: We colored people are livin' under the law, but we don't make no laws. You take a one-armed man and he can't do what a two-armed man can. The colored man in the south is a one-armed man, but of course the colored man can't get along without the white folks. But I've lived in this world long enough to know what the cause is-I know why the colored man is a one-armed man.
Sometimes the labor contractors who took him out to pick cotton in Grady or to shuck rice in Stuttgart would just pocket the money Ivory hadeamed, knowing full well that the youth could not afford to complain and risk not being hired again. " At the Strand Theater, blacks had to sit in the "colored balcony," and Perry remembers being careful not to laugh at the funny parts of the films until the white people had laughed first. Even white children could pose a threat, as Ivory discovered one day when he told a white boy that he had seen another white boy break the first's bicycle .