FILE - In this Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, women burst into tears outside Parkland Hospital upon hearing that President John F. Kennedy died from the shooting by an assassin while riding in a motorcade in Dallas. Looking at why so many black people revered him then - and why younger generations have largely forgotten his civil rights work now - shows that even 50 years later, Kennedy holds a complicated but pivotal place in black history. (AP Photo/File)

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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, women burst into tears outside Parkland Hospital upon hearing that President John F. Kennedy died from the shooting by an assassin while riding in a motorcade in Dallas. Looking at why so many black people revered him then - and why younger generations have largely forgotten his civil rights work now - shows that even 50 years later, Kennedy holds a complicated but pivotal place in black history. (AP Photo/File)
FILE - In this Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, women burst into tears outside Parkland Hospital upon hearing that President John F. Kennedy died from the shooting by an assassin while riding in a motorcade in Dallas. Looking at why so many black people revered him then - and why younger generations have largely forgotten his civil rights work now - shows that even 50 years later, Kennedy holds a complicated but pivotal place in black history. (AP Photo/File)
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