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January 28, 2018

Youth librarian Natasha Forrester Campbell loved helping people find what they were looking for at the local library she worked at in Multnomah County, Oregon.

But in 12 years of working, she found certain questions stumped her again and again....

January 17, 2018

For the first 10 years Miriam D. Mann worked at NASA’s predecessor, she was legally prohibited from working alongside her white co-workers, according to her granddaughter, Duchess Harris.

A Twin Cities-based author and professor, Harris shared the story Tuesday of her g...

January 15, 2018

Duchess Harris wanted to encourage everyone "to embrace community and reject chaos" with her speech at Viterbo. She and the Duchess Harris Collection made a brief appearance on WKBT-TV.

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January 15, 2018

As the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, Twin Cities-based author and professor Duchess Harris said it’s important to consider the famous racial equality advocate through a less sanitized lens.

Harris, who chairs the American studies department at Macalester C...

January 14, 2018

...Our speaker this year, Duchess Harris, chair of the American Studies Department at Macalester College, will provide her reflection on this and other questions when she addresses the audience Monday evening. Her academic expertise and personal history will offer us a...

January 11, 2018

The speaker at this year's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in La Crosse is the granddaughter of one of the African-American female mathematicians working for NASA who gained notoriety from the book and movie "Hidden Figures."

Duchess Harris has had a successful...

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