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Gwen Moore

Gwen Moore

Gwen Moore (D), U.S. Representative from Wisconsin, received her BA from Marquette University in 1978.  After serving as a housing officer for the Wisconsin Housing and Development Authority, the Wisconsin State Assembly, and as president pro tempore of the senate, Moore was elected to United States Congress (2005-present).  She became the second woman and first African-American to be elected to Congress from Wisconsin.  Moore is passionate about fostering economic prosperity and promoting progressive social issues.

 

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 Student Ching Ly designed the official African American Studies program logo. Ly's prize-winning logo was unveiled at the Second Annual African American Studies Spring Lecture on April 19, 2007.