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Nov. 22

The Day My Life Changed Forever

Janie Emaus | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

There is nothing like a presidential assassination to put your life into perspective. There I was sitting in my tenth grade French class, staring at the cute boy two seats to my left. Something I did everyday. Would he ever notice me? Would he ever ask me on a date? Would anyone ask me on a date?

Where Were You When You Heard Kennedy Was Shot?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.22.2013 | Fifty

On Nov. 22, 1963, I was sitting in my eighth-grade classroom at Maple Avenue Elementary school in Newark, N.J. My teacher, a man in his 30s whose name...

November 22, 1963: Memories of a Negro Child from Oakland

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 01.25.2014 | San Francisco
Linnie Frank Bailey

We were Negro back then. It took me awhile to realize when the TV newsmen spoke of the Negro race, they meant me, my family, and most of the people in...