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Episode 4: Loletha Prudom

Loletha Prudom, 89 and Creole, shares herstory. From her sharecropper grandparents fleeing Louisiana lynchings on an Underground Railroad-type boxcar, in 1895, to growing up mixed race in Oklahoma, when schools and cities were segregated, and the KKK wore hoods.

 

Hear about one rural Oklahoma family’s survival through Loletha’s collection of memories.