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Born in North Hampton County, North Carolina, January 30, 1956. Attended Northern High School, Baltimore; Essex Community College, A.A., 1978; Salisbury State College, B.A., liberal studies, 1980. Three children.
House of Delegates, Legislative District 45 (D), Baltimore City, 1995-. Member, Appropriations Committee, 1995-; Oversight Committee on Personnel, 1995-99; Health & Human Resources Subcommittee, 1995-; Capital Budget Subcommittee, 1998-. Vice-chair, Oversight Committee on Pensions, 1999-. Member, Joint Committee on Welfare Reform, 1996-; Special Committee on School Enrollment Management, 1996-97; Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, 1999-; Special Joint Committee on Pensions, 2000-. Chair, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus, 2000-.
Private Career and Other Public Service:
Special assistant to U.S. Representative Parren J. Mitchell, 7th Congressional District, 1984-87. Baltimore City Mayor's representative to Cecil Kirk Community,
1992-93. Member, Partnership Policy Council on Block Grants, 1996-98; Judith P. Hoyer Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Child Care and Education, 2000-.
Member, America's Fund; NAACP. Awards received from: Baltimore City Council, 1981; president, Baltimore City Council, 1985; State Senate, 1985; Maryland State Conference, NAACP. Mayor's Citation, Baltimore City. Young Democrat of the Year, Young Democrats of Maryland, 1985.
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