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Title: Antonio Hilson, 2011
Contributor: Hilson, Antonio
King, Jamie
Keywords: Memphis (Tenn.);African Americans;Urban planning;Cleaborn Homes;Commercial Appeal Newspaper;Neighborhood Histories;Segregation;Public housing;African American business enterprises;Drug abuse and crime
Issue Date: 22-Jul-2011
Description: This is an interview with past Cleaborn homes resident Antonio Hilson. Born in the Cleaborn neighborhood, he talks about the introduction of gangs in the early 90s, loss of black-owned businesses, and the rise of drugs like crack rock. He started working for the Commercial Appeal at 16 and says that he felt strong sense of community in the neighborhood.
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