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Equal Under the Stars

In 1949, Anita Francis Entered an Essay Contest, and Won. Her Article was About Discrimination.

In 1949 Anita Cecile Francis (b. January 14th, 1923) won an award for her essay on Discrimination. The article about her essay says that Anita was quoted to use her $500 prize money for her essay to help a cousin from the West Indies, Miranda Blackman (b. 1916) and a nursing career.

“ Of course I feel strongly about discrimination. Anything that happens to my people…

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