You can’t rise as a class. You have to rise individually. It’s what many of the civil rights-era people don’t understand.
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|Birth:||9th September, 1945|
Alphonso Roy Jackson served as the 13th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. He was nominated by President George W. Bush on January 28, 2004 and confirmed by the Senate on March 31, 2004. Facing several controversies, Jackson announced his resignation on March 31, 2008. Jackson was born on September 9, 1946, in Marshall, Texas, and grew up in South Dallas as the youngest of twelve children in the family. His mother was a midwife, while his father sometimes worked as many as three jobs as a foundry worker, janitor, and landscaper to make ends meet. In 2012, Alphonso Jackson became Vice Chairman of Retail Financial Services with JPMorgan Chase in New York City.
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