Revisiting An American Town Where Black People Weren’t Welcome After Dark • Discoverology

Revisiting An American Town Where Black People Weren’t Welcome After Dark

Anna is a city of a little more than 4,000 people located in the middle of Union County, where soybean fields and flatlands to the north give way to the forests and sandstone canyons of southern Illinois. Most people I met, wish the racist lore behind the city’s name would go away. So why hasn’t it?

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