50 Years Later: JFK’s Effects On African Americans & The Youth Vote

November 25, 2013   // 0 Comments

By Jada Gomez-Lacayo,  Editor - newsOne (originally posted on Nov. 21, 2013) I grew up in a family of storytellers. Around our dinner table, stories of 1950′s era Harlem flow freely, as my grandparents talk about coffee dates with James Baldwin and nights that included live sets at the Cotton Club with Billie Holiday. As a child, these stories were the norm, and I never had a question about why p...

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