75-The National Anthem, Code Switching, and an EPIC Teachable Moment...Starring Marlena Gross-Taylor

75-The National Anthem, Code Switching, and an EPIC Teachable Moment...Starring Marlena Gross-Taylor

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I became politically aware in 1968...my 7th year of existence. The world seemed on fire. The young Jimmy Sturtevant was busy being a kid, but events kept invading my innocence. In April of that year, Martin Luther King was assassinated. Just weeks later, Robert Kennedy suffered the same fate. The insanity of the Democratic convention in Chicago monopolized TV coverage, but what really captivated the young me was the Mexico City Olympic Games. I watched in wonder as one African-American athlete ... See More

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