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Dentist looks to increase positive images of Black women in the media
 
By Charles Hallman

Staff Writer

 

 

Misee Harris in her early teens wanted to be a dentist. Last year she wanted to be network television’s very first Black Bachelorette. “Once I reach one goal, I get another one. I’m never done,” says the first Black woman in 2011 to be accepted into the University of Kentucky Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program. Dr. Misee [pronounced ‘Me-see’] Harris graduated with honors from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2006, and then attended the University of Kentucky Dentistry College and earned a Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree. Continue Reading →

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Women in sport films festival features legendary college hoops coaches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Charles Hallman

Staff Writer

 

Besides Black History Month, February also honors the accomplishments of women and girls in sport. The University of Minnesota’s Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport for the past three years has held women’s film screenings at the Gopher football stadium to mark the occasion. Two films from last year’s ESPN’s “Nine for IX” series were featured at the 2014 Tucker Center Film Festival Feb. 6. Coach chronicles Rutgers Coach C. Vivian Stringer, women’s basketball’s winningest active coach with 900+ wins. Continue Reading →

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