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Oct 12
Equal Opportunity Hero Book Blog Tour #LoneStarLit

Equal Opportunity Hero Book Blog Tour #LoneStarLit

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY HERO T.J. Patterson’s Service to West Texas by PHIL PRICE   Genre: Biography / African American Leaders Publisher: Texas Tech University Press on Twitter  ┃ on Facebook Date of Publication: November 20, 2017 Number of Pages: 277 On April 7, 1984, T. J. Patterson became the first African American elected to the Lubbock City Council, winning handily over his four opponents. It was a position he would go on to hold for more than twenty years, and his natural leadership would lead him to state and national recognition. Patterson grew up during a time of American social unrest,… Read more »

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