African American Biographies, 3: Profiles of 909 Current Men by Walter Hawkins

By Walter Hawkins

This e-book offers pill biographies of 909 of the nation's so much remarkable African americans. The entries are prepared alphabetically, with all members assembly normal standards for inclusion: They have been born or they spent their childhoods within the usa; they usually have performed a tremendous half within the improvement of African American young ones by way of serving as position versions. someone who died ahead of January 1, 1995, isn't integrated. Activists, artists, athletes, lawyers, authors, company vendors, educators, engineers, entertainers, govt officers, doctors, army leaders and scientists: everybody during this booklet has performed an important position in 20th-century the United States.

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He was a judge of the Shelby Criminal Courts in Memphis, Tennessee, from 1990 to 2000. In 2008 he was in his eleventh season of his TV show Judge Joe Brown, a daily half-hour syndicated reality court. Kevin M. Brown MILITARY. Kevin M. Brown joined the United States Navy on February 16, 1982. Upon completion of recruit training at Recruit Training Center San Diego, California, he attended Quartermaster “A” School at Service School Command, Naval Training Center, Orlando, Florida. His key assignments include serving onboard USS Hue City.

He served with the United States Attorney’s Office, where he investigated and prosecuted numerous violent crime, fraud and narcotics trafficking cases. He next worked in private law practice in Los Angeles. He joined the Office of the Inspector General in 2001. In 2003, he was appointed inspector general of the Los Angeles Police Department by the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners. Birotte has a staff of approximately 32 employees, including lawyers and professional auditors, to ensure compliance with Los Angeles Police Department policies and mandates for the Federal Consent Decree.

District Court judge in the District of Connecticut. She was confirmed on March 28, 2007, and received her commission and appointment on April 2, 2007. Walter G. Bumphus EDUCATION. Walter G. Bumphus received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Murray State University and a doctoral degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Bumphus began his career as director of minority affairs and residence halls at Murray State University in western Kentucky. He also has served with colleges in Arkansas and Virginia.

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