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That Mean Old Yesterday by Stacey Patton
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That Mean Old Yesterday

by Stacey Patton

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Stacey Patton penned this moving memoir describing her tumultuous childhood growing up first in a state institution and then in a fractured foster family. She makes a strong case to illustrate how the brutal legacy of slavery continues to affect African-American families today.… (more)

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Patton offers her story of strength used to move beyond the anger, creating circumstances that moved her away from the struggles she experienced.
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For William Tucker, the first black child born in America in1623. He was the son of Antoney and Isabella, Africans who were sold to the British colony in 1619 as indentured servants.
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Late November in 1999, on a cold nght, I was Walking down the street without a jacket and without shoes.
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