Jo Ann Allen Boyce is a real person. She is a living witness to a turbulent time in American history. Her story is documented and recorded in history through newspaper reports, photo, and government records. Her first-person memories are presented in poetic verse with a co-author. Debbie Levy, in the book: This Promise of Change : One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality.
What role did community play in the desegregation of Clinton, TN. Watch the attached video to compare Jo Ann Allen Boyce's recollections of Clinton with media attached.