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Diahann Carroll: "You Are Hopelessly Powerless"

Growing up in New York City, Diahann Carroll was spared much of the segregation that gripped the country before the civil rights movement. Watch as the actress and singer explains the painful experience of being touched by segregation for the first time upon leaving the city and her inability to challenge it. Plus, Diahann shares the important lesson she learned about racism from her mother.

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