Payne: That includes the county as well? So, if we want to get to know some people in African American churches we ought to call that alliance?
Payne: And make contact with them?
Ray: Course, they can come to our church if they want to.
Payne: Do they? Are there …
Ray: Some do. There for awhile one did every Sunday. And they can come anytime they want to.
Payne: Did New Albany have a difficult time integrating or was it …
Ray: Pretty easy.
Payne: Was that what you sensed during the school integration of the school system.
Ray: Um, pretty easy.
Payne: Well, there seems to be a different sense in New Albany.
27:59 Payne: Well, if there were three things that you would want people to know about Union County women who aren’t family with Mississippi and they aren’t family with Union County. They don’t even know where Union County is. But, of course, we’re hoping that people will look at our material and read what we’re going to write – what would you want them to know about your experience of Union County?
Ray: Well, it has a reputation for being a fair and friendly city. That’s our slogan. And I think we do that. We treat everybody like they’re supposed to be.
Payne: And how are people supposed to be treated?
Ray: Fair and friendly (laughter)
Payne: Fair and friendly (laughter)
Ray: We do that.
Payne: OK. So, that’s one thing. What’s another thing?