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Judge Mablean Ephriam

Judge Mablean Ephriam was born to Robert and Mable Ephriam in Hazlehurst, Mississippi. In anticipation of her future in law, Judge Mablean began her employment career as a Correctional Officer for the Federal Bureau of Prisons in the Women’s Prison at Terminal Island, San Pedro, California. After about two years,
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Stanford’s Jennifer Eberhardt wins MacArthur ‘genius’ grant

Jennifer Eberhardt is fascinated with objects. It may seem an incongruous fixation for a social psychologist, but it helped the Stanford University associate professor land a spot among the creative and academic elite Wednesday, when the MacArthur Foundation awarded her its “genius” fellowship. Eberhardt, 49, was cited for her efforts
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In Whose Garden Did the Harlem Renaissance Grow?

Amazing Fact About the Negro No. 91: Which black female poet owned a garden house that became a popular home-away-from-home down South for the leading lights of the Harlem Renaissance? Nearly a century ago, out of the bitter soil of Jim Crow segregation and the First World War, sprang one
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Judge Kevin A. Ross

Kevin Andrew Ross (born June 1, 1963) is an American host of the syndicated court show America’s Court with Judge Ross, a producer, communications strategist, and former judge on the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. A Los Angeles native, Ross attended Gardena High School, where he was student
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American Black Women Face Grim Unemployment Statistics

Unemployment rates are falling for nearly every group of Americans — except for black women. About 10.6 percent of adult African-American women age 20 or older are unemployed, unchanged from a year ago, according to Friday’s jobs report from the Labor Department. Unemployment for all adult women declined to 5.7
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Anita Wallace

Anita L Wallace is the Director of Community Relations for Forest Lawn Memorial Parks and Mortuaries. In her position, she manages Forest Lawn’s community events including: Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Martin Luther King Day, and others. Previous to her current role, Anita was the Grief Support Coordinator for Forest Lawn
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Demonstrators Arrested At Fast Food Protests In Cities Across The Country

Dozens of people participating in fast-food protests were arrested in New York, Chicago, Miami and other cities Thursday, according to police and organizers. Fast-food workers and activists protested in more than 100 cities across the country demanding higher wages and better working conditions. The protests are the latest in a
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