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Key Town in Civil Rights Movement Hosts VP Debate

The battle to succeed the nation's first black president arrives Tuesday in Farmville, Virginia, one of the towns where the modern civil rights movement began. A student strike here Farmville, Virginia in 1951 helped bring an end to racial segregation in public education. The vice presidential debate at Farmville's Longwood University takes place as racial tensions are in the headlines over a string of police shootings of unarmed black men. Many in Farmville hope to use the...

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