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I grew up in a nearly all-white New Jersey suburb but gained respect for African-Americans and their culture through the actions of my parents and a few teachers. In seventh grade social studies we not only read "Uncle Tom's Cabin" but also produced an 8mm movie based on the novel. My high school music classes focused on the study and performance of many African-American jazz masters, and my parents always had African-American friends with whom we socialized. An African-American woman even sang gospel songs at my bar mitzvah.

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