Watts says “we were poor folk, but we didn’t know that. My Mother made clothes for us, so we always thought we looked great.”
Beverly Watts is the Executive Director of the Tennessee Commission on Human Rights. In her position as Director of the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, she initiated the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame.
This interview took place on September 11, 2014 as part of the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History and University of Kentucky Libraries.
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Interviewer: Betty Baye
Videographer: Joanna Hay