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Woman of the Year: A Tribute to Stacy Abrams

By: Sheila C. Johnson This past year, as you likely know, Time magazine picked Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as its Persons of the Year.  I don’t say this from a political perspective whatsoever, but if not for the efforts of one remarkable, dynamic and utterly tireless worker, it’s entirely possible that both President Biden… Continue reading Woman of the Year: A Tribute to Stacy Abrams

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Thoughts on a Warrior

By Sheila Johnson John Lewis was not necessarily a friend, or even a colleague, but he was someone with whom I shared more than a few moments of camaraderie over the years. He and I often traveled, for example, in the same Washington, DC circles, so it was not unusual for our paths to cross… Continue reading Thoughts on a Warrior