Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Daughter of slave sees black man elected...

At 109, Slave's Daughter Revels In Historic Vote

November 5, 2008 · Born in 1899 in central Texas, Amanda Jones is the living link between the time when a black man could be owned as property and when a black man could be elected president of the United States. She calls Barack Obama's election "a blessing."

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