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- Leslie Maitland former New York Times reporter.
- Jackson Bryer professor emeritus of English at the University of Maryland and co-editor of "Dear Scott, Dear Zelda" (St. Martin's Press)
- E. Ethelbert Miller poet; director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University, Board Chair of the Institute for Policy Study. And author of the forthcoming book "On Saturdays I Santana With You."
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