"They intended to get all of us January the 10th, 1966."
Vernon Dahmer was a successful black farmer and businessman in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, who fought for voting rights in the mid-1960s. He was killed on January 10, 1966, after the Ku Klux Klan firebombed his home. At StoryCorps, his widow and daughter remember that night.
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