Interview with Homer Robinson Jr.

Cultural Narrative: 

Homer Robinson Jr. discusses growing up in Louisa County during the 1950s. His father was a farmer and worked at a sawmill. He helped his father prepare tobacco for the market in Richmond. Mr. Robinson also talks about going to school and how bad the conditions were compared to white schools. He gives a lot of examples of racial discrimination, including segregated bathrooms, a waiter denying him service, and a man refusing to stay in a hotel with him because he is African American. He also talks about recreation activities, church services, religious revivals, community life, and local businesses.