Damn, good thing we cured all that back in 1965.rampant racism, homophobia, political oppression, naked foreign aggression and so on.
Ulysses S Grant
Isn't JFK the one with the really big banana?
Also, my elementary school had random assemblies where the whole school would get out of class to learn about some aspect of black culture, sometimes rather obscure. I remember there was one for "hoofing," one for a dancer-storyteller from some African nation or another...the Reggae assembly was pretty frickin' awesome, though.