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Kennedy, Bettie

Kennedy, Bettie

Kennedy, Bettie

Date: Monday, October 01, 2001

Interview 170c : In this interview with R. L. Kuykendall, Rev. Bettie Kennedy continues with her reminisces about growing up as an African American child in Lufkin. She highlights the African American community through the years, speaking of the doctors, dentists, businesses and neighborhoods that made up her community. She discusses racism, teaching African American History, the challenges within the community today, education, the Citizens Chamber of Commerce, and the community's changes. She also recites original poetry.