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“During the civil-rights era, when local administrators across the South resisted desegregation and suppressed protests, business √©lites in Dallas and Charlotte pushed for moderation; Dallas had desegregated its downtown businesses by 1961, and Charlotte began desegregating public accommodations the year before the 1964 Civil Rights Act. “Those efforts, though, were driven by local businesses and […]

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