"How can we do it together?" Being Black in Owensboro comes with challenges | Community

Olga McKissic was born and raised in Owensboro.

She and her five siblings eventually moved away in search of better job opportunities.

McKissic, executive director of the H.L. Neblett Community Center, started her career life in Owensboro, working for South Central Bell.

“I had to leave because I didn’t see the advancement I wanted here,” she said.

McKissic moved to Houston first,…

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