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Deborah Mathis


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After working as a deadline reporter for twenty-seven years (including a seven-year stint as White House Correspondent during the Clinton years), veteran journalist and author Deborah Mathis studied under a Shorenstein Fellowship at Harvard, taught at Northwestern University’s prestigious Medill School of Journalism, was Communications Director at the Public Justice Foundation, wrote a weekly column for, and is the author of several books, including Yet A Stranger: Why Black Americans Still Don’t Feel at HomeWhat God Can Do, Sole Sisters: the Joys and Pains of Single Black Women, and Unlucky Number: The Murder of Lottery Winner Abraham Shakespeare (with Gregory Todd Smith).

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