Photo from the Houston Post Collection. Courtesy of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

Over there, water
Fountains for black people
Over there, water
Fountains for white people.
Screaming people
Arguing, raising fists
Putting up bad signs
“Negro Stay Out”
Hauling people
Away in trucks
Sending them to jail
Hurting people
Little kids walking on old
Burned down houses
Running for their lives
People writing VOTE

By Diego, 2nd grade

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