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Once-banned book detailing racism in Dallas re-released – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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Jim Schutze, retired journalist and accommodation author

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300 people attended an event at the Dallas Central Library on Thursday for the re-release of The Accommodation

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Seventh-floor exhibits at the Dallas Central Library support the content of the book

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Dynamite bombing of black houses in the 1950s. An all-white grand jury found no criminal charges.

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Accommodation has been a low-circulation book at the Dallas Library for years and has received little attention until now.

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A limited number of copies of this book have been available in libraries over the years.

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Hamilton Park was a black-only district

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The Fair Park neighborhood of black-owned homes was leveled to expand the Dallas Fair Park parking lot.

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Racism at the Texas State Fair, including a day for clans.

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The Dallas Citizens Council had a lot of power over the issue.

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RL Thornton still has a freeway in Dallas with his name on it.

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