In this episode of Storyline, we hear from Hasan Kelly. Born in Hinton, West Virginia, Hasan grew up in a coal-mining family with traditional Christian roots. He talks talks with Mathew Lee and Chandra Vemulapalli about his disillusionment with Christianity and how he eventually came to embrace Islam.
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Sisters Jackie Jeffers Gant and Betty Jeffers live in Winston-Salem. They are preserving the stories of their ancestry and in this way giving future generations a sense of their family’s strength and courage.
In this segment of StoryLine, the Jeffers sisters describe their grandparents, Betty Lawson and Lee Jeffers. Betty was a strong woman who freely expressed her opinions. Lee was a landowner who believed in education.