Bridging the Gap: A Conversation About Black Pasts and Black Futures With Raymond Jetson
|Editors TNS||Dec 15, 2020|
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The North Star's Chief Content Editor, Donney Rose sits down with NextAvenue.org's 2020 Influencer in Aging fellow, Raymond Jetson, to talk about bridging generational gaps in Black America amid the 21st-century era of social justice and what he wants to add to the conversation around aging in the Black community.
"I do think intergenerational relationships are absolutely critical, just as a practice, but it's especially, in African-American communities because we lost the valuing of the elders. And in some instances, the elders have not presented themselves in the most valuing way," Jetson said.
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