Jerome S. Bowles
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Jerome S. Bowles, President of Northern Kentucky, NAACP relfects on the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement for him, for his community in Kentucky, and the need for continued progress. He stated, "We always have to make sure that our eyes are on the prize in terms of making sure that everybody has an equal opportunity to succeed in our society."
I want to reflect on what I experienced as a child growing up during the civil rights movement in Newark NJ. The riots, the national guard walking us to school during them, the precautions my family had to take to ensure we knew what was going on in our communities and country. How...