[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. Donald Payne Jr. on the Perseverance of His Father

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[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. Donald Payne Jr. on the Perseverance of His Father

The New Jersey lawmaker remembers his late father and predecessor, Rep. Donald Payne Sr., who was the first African American lawmaker to represent the state in Congress

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[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. Donald Payne Jr. on the Perseverance of His Father

[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. Donald Payne Jr. on the Perseverance of His Father

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EBONY Magazine February 2016

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