"My roommate was arguably the best basketball player who ever played the game. His name was Wilt Chamberlain. Even though the team was owned by a Jewish man, our traveling secretary, shall I say, was not exactly a big fan of Jews or blacks. I roomed…

“Every public place, theater, restaurant, had the same signs on them. Jews were segregated completely, cause after I was kicked out of school later on, a year later, about six months later, I went to a segregated school. There were—they…

“And that particular day we walked to school together two miles. We got to school, got in our seats, and remember I was six years old. The teacher said “Are there any Jews in this class?...Raise your hand.” I raised my hand proudly, and…

“When I got there, they had built a lot of, I guess I would call them huts. They had a lot of huts in a line, and they started with the first platoon…each platoon, the first platoon, second platoon, third platoon, were housed in these huts. They…

“I graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1937. That particular high school was founded in 1924 with Professor Charles L. Harper as the principal. And he remained principal for – oh, I think it was about 20 years or more. But it was…