Ann, age 80, grew up in the Deep South and endured the hardships of segregation. She moved with her family to Detroit in 1951.
She tells her daughter, a Professor, about working in the automobile industry and her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement. She begins talking about a "Midnight Search" she endured as a recipient of welfare from the State of Michigan while living in Detroit.
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