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Merle Dandridge Reflects On Being a Female African American Artist Today on Cheddar

Actress Merle Dandridge kills it on the stage and on screen. Now, she is entertaining audiences with her new role in “Murphy Brown.” Brad Smith sits down with the actress to discuss this role and what it is like being an African American female artist today.

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Two female African elephants arrive to the Fresno Chaffee Zoo

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) —

Two female African elephants arrived to the Fresno Chaffee Zoo on Tuesday night.

24-year old Nolwazi and her 9-year old daughter Amahle came to Fresno from the Dallas Zoo. Both elephants are from the Swaziland rescue that took place in 2016.

With the addition of Nolwazi and Amahle, the Fresno Chaffee Zoo now has four African elephants.

“We have been looking to grow our African elephant herd,” said Amos Morris, Deputy Director/Chief Operating Officer at Fresno Chaffee Zoo, “Having Nolwazi and Amahle join enables us to do that and, hopefully, have successful family group with we hope will be breeding in the future.”

The elephant teams in both Fresno and Dallas have been working closely together to ensure a successful move to and safe introduction in Fresno.

“We hope the…

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City’s first female, African-American mayor, Essie honored in Orange

By Krista Chandler

The Orange Leader


The City of Orange’s first female and African-American mayor, Essie Bellfield, was honored at her home church, Salem United Methodist Church, on Monday afternoon.

Celebrating her accomplishments and commitment to the betterment of Orange, the community celebrated the renaming of one of the church’s education buildings in Bellfield’s honor.

“It was so nice,” Bellfield said about the event. “I had to look around to see who they were talking about.”

Bellfield said it difficult to believe she was the one being talked about.

Bellfield was elected as the Mayor of Orange in 1998 after serving on the Orange City Council in 1994 and as Mayor Pro Tem in 1997.

Since then, “she has remained active throughout the City of Orange and has…

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An African-American Female Fired Up by Rush

RUSH: Destiny in Bethesda, Maryland. It’s great to have you with us. Great. Hi.

CALLER: Oh, my goodness, Rush. Thank you so much for taking my call.

RUSH: You bet.

CALLER: Bear with me. I’m so nervous and excited. You are amazing, and you are just an invaluable jewel to the country and the world. Also, hi to my dad, Kirk. He’s retired, Baltimore city police. He’s my hero. So I guess I have to preface by saying that I am black, I am also a Millennial, and I am female. I wish those things did not matter, but unfortunately the left is like just so relentless in their game of like divisive politics, it’s still relevant to my overall point. I saw you in CPAC in 2009, and your main speech…

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Kavanaugh Just Made History With His Astonishing Number of Female and African-American Law …

As many left-leaning individuals reeled from Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation and its alleged implications for women, the new …
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Williams is first female African-American chief judge for Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal

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