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Southwest Florida's Greg Asbed Awarded MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

Asbed is a co-founder of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers

By Jennifer Reed
Gulfshore Life

This year’s class of MacArthur Foundation fellows, announced today, includes a name familiar in Southwest Florida: Greg Asbed, a co-founder of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. 765 more words

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Mississippi’s First Black Female Mayor Jailed 75 Times For Trying To Register Black People To Vote.

(Note:  On this final day of Women’s History Month, this is one of two SHE: Surviving, Healing, and Evolving articles that will go beyond the month of March and into the next month in light of the fact that many people, all over the country, including in Maywood, will be asked, over the next several days, to take part in the political process by voting in local elections. 2,815 more words