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Roy Watson, Jr., is senior director of small group and individual under 65 sales.

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The Remarkable Legacy of Dr. Charles DeWitt Watts

For Americans who grew up after the era of segregation, it can be hard to comprehend there were separate rules, rights and privileges based on skin color. One would believe we settled those issues 150 years ago. Unfortunately, we didn’t. The Civil War might have ended slavery, but legalized segregation continued for about 100 more years. Even in Durham, a city with a history of relative harmony among races in comparison to other parts of the South, public schools weren’t integrated until 1970....
Feb 11, 16