Elizabeth Gordon

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Elizabeth Gordon is a slam poet who has performed and competed nationally since 2011. Her first full collection of poetry, "Love Cohoes," was published in 2014.
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Poem: “This Yes”

When the federal government required the mills of Cohoes to hire “colored” workers or lose war contracts, the mills relented but Cohoes maintained its segregation. Workers of color settled across the river in North Troy.