Byrd documentary lauded throughout the world

Verda Byrd of Texas holds a Bethel College yearbook she’s in when she visited the school a few years ago. Her documentary, “70 Years of Blackness,” has received numerous awards throughout the world. Wendy Nugent/HC Now

By Wendy Nugent, Harvey County Now NEWTON—The first 70 years of her life, Newton native Verda Byrd didn’t know she was white. She thought...

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