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Feature: Tracie Potts

  Tracie Potts covers national and international news for News4. Her reports, focusing on politics as well as health and consumer issues, can generally be seen during News4’s morning newscasts. Prior to moving to Washington in 2003, Tracie covered the west coast from NBC’s Los Angeles bureau. Her major assignments include the 2008 and 2004… Continue reading Feature: Tracie Potts

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Feature: Rehema Ellis

  Rehema Ellis joined NBC NEWS in 1994 as a general assignment correspondent.  In 2010 she was named Education Correspondent and was an integral part of NBC’s first annual Education Nation summit that focused on the strengths and weaknesses of America’s education system.  Her reports appear on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, Today, and… Continue reading Feature: Rehema Ellis

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Feature: Donna Edwards

Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards represents Maryland’s 4th Congressional District, comprising portions of Prince George’s and Anne Arundel Counties.  She was sworn in after a special election to become a member of the U.S. House of Representatives in the 110th Congress in June 2008, becoming the first African American woman to represent Maryland in Congress.  She… Continue reading Feature: Donna Edwards

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Feature: Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm was a woman who was known for her moral character and her relentless ability to stand up for her community and what she believed.  A child to immigrant parents, she learned from an early age the importance of an education and the value of hard work, both of which she… Continue reading Feature: Shirley Chisholm

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Feature: Anna Tibaijuka

      Mrs Anna Tibaijuka is Executive Director of UN-HABITAT. During her first two years in office, Mrs Tibaijuka oversaw major reforms that led the UN General Assembly to upgrade the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements to a fully-fledged UN programme. Mrs Tibaijuka has spearheaded UN-HABITAT’s main objective of improving the lives of… Continue reading Feature: Anna Tibaijuka

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Feature: Monique Imes

    Monique Imes, professionally known as Mo'Nique, was born Dec. 11, 1967, in Woodlawn, Maryland. The actress got her start in comedy when her brother dared her to perform at a comedy club's open mic night. In the late '90s, she got her big break playing Nikki Parker on Moesha and its spinoff, The… Continue reading Feature: Monique Imes

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Feature: Star Jones

Star Jones, a lawyer and former prosecutor, is best known to television viewers for her candor, confidence and uncanny ability to clarify muddy legal and social issues. Her knowledge of the law and talent for television has won her critical acclaim as a news and legal correspondent. Jones is the executive editor and host of… Continue reading Feature: Star Jones

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Feature: LC- Colored Girl Confidential

  My name is LC and I have a degree from Duke University. (Yes, my degree does matter, but probably not the way you think.) Here’s why: While I was at Duke, I learned a lot of things. I learned how to think critically, how to write persuasively, and that I look damn good in… Continue reading Feature: LC- Colored Girl Confidential

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Feature: Shannon Royster

    Shannon is the weekend anchor at NewsChannel 5. You can catch her behind the anchor desk weekend evenings, and reporting during the week. Shannon comes to us from Shreveport, LA where she was an evening anchor for KSLA. She's an award winning journalist who has also worked in Savannah, GA, Charlotte, NC and… Continue reading Feature: Shannon Royster