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Delisa Newton (born 1934) is an American nurse and jazz vocalist in the American press, most notably in a 1966 issue of Sepia. [1]

Born in New Orleans, her mother was of Haitian descent, and her Baptist minister father left when she was three. In a series of tabloid articles in the mid-1960s, Newton described her transition and life, [2] as well as her personal views. [3]


  1. Newton D (1966). From Man to Woman. Sepia
  2. Newton D (June 20, 1965). My lover beat me. National Insider, p. 4-5.
  3. Newton D (July 18, 1965). Why I could never marry a white man! National Insider, p. 17.


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