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Come for the Dr Pepper Float, Stay for the Civil Rights History

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Come for the Dr Pepper Float, Stay for the Civil Rights History

Cherry Boggess paused on the sidewalk just outside the door to Pipkin Drug Store, in Waco. She turned to the half dozen students from historically Black Paul Quinn College, her alma mater, who had accompanied her. “Remember,” she told them, “if they spit on us, we’ve got to take the spit. If they cuss us out, we don’t curse them back. We’ve got to do this, because we have a right to sit at that l...

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