And women — young ones, at that — were hastening to fill positions of public influence and distinguishing themselves in offices already gained. Prominent among the latter were two Memphis state representatives, Raumesh Akbari, named Legislator of the Year by the National Black Caucus of State Legislators and Woman of the Year by the National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women, and Karen Camper, winner of the Women of Excellence Award from the National Foundation for Women Legislators.
Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
By Jackson Baker, Memphis Flyer
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