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In 2009, Lisa Perez Jackson made history by becoming the first African-American to direct the Environmental Protection Agency. Jackson was born in February 8, 1962 in Philadelphia, Penn., but was adopted shortly after birth. She was raised in New Orleans, La., and attended college first at Tulane University where she earned a degree in chemical […]

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Despite advances the country has made since the Rev. Martin Luther King. Jr. was slain while fighting poverty and racism, “the age of bullies and bigots is not fully behind us,” former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday. The remark was one of two thinly veiled references to President Donald […]