Tag Archives: Segregation

Samuel L. Jackson discusses ‘The Banker,’ segregation, keys to marriage and more

Samuel L. Jackson addresses racism. Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW YORK — During this week’s feature on the Today Show’s “Sunday Sitdown,” talk show host Willie Geist revisited his one-on-one chinwag Samuel L. Jackson where the 71-year-old thespian recounted his childhood experiences growing up in segregated Chattanooga, Tennessee. Jackson also revealed a few sub rosa details on maintaining a long, ...

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Sumner Class of 1969: Memories galore highlighted reunion’s ’50th anniversary’

Sumner Class ’69 provides example.  Blog King, Mass Appeal KANSAS CITY — This weekend, yours truly got a chance to attend a concatenation of indelible events tied to the 50th anniversary of mom’s high school reunion. We’re talking Sumner Class of 1969 — back when the segregated institution manufactured multiple state/national championships in arts, science and athletics. Of course, jaundiced ...

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