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In New Hampshire Town, A Debate Over A Racial Stereotype04:44
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The mural was commissioned by the Women's Club of Durham in 1959. (Jason Moon/NHPR)
The mural was commissioned by the Women's Club of Durham in 1959. (Jason Moon/NHPR)
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At the center of last weekend's violence in Virginia was a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. It was another showdown in another Southern city over what to do with Confederate symbols of the Civil War.

But the South is not alone when it comes to dealing with uncomfortable chapters in the country's history. At a post office in Durham, New Hampshire, a 1950s-era mural has sparked a conversation about race. Jason Moon (@jasonmoonNHPR) from New Hampshire Public Radio has the story.

This segment aired on August 17, 2017.

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