McDowell Legacy Program: Interview with Billie Martin
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Hear Billie Martin talk about growing up attending an all black school until his last two years of high school. Mr. Martin was among the first black students to attend Marion High after he transfered there in the 11th grade. Intergration did not take place in McDowell County until 1965, 11 years after laws for integration were passed.