Interview with Ed Vaughn


You mean after it was over? After it was over, we had a strong sense of camaraderie on the streets. People, Black people would greet each other, "Hello, brother." "Hello, sister." People would shake hands with each other. A very strong sense of, of brotherhood and togetherness was taking place on the streets, and there was more politeness, brothers ga--gave sisters more respect, it was a, a great period and we all felt very good about it. We felt that we had accomplished something, that at last we had let our, our anger come out, and that that anger had meant that some kind of truce was called, and that we had won that battle, and, and we just felt goo about ourselves.