Madelyn Payne Dunham, Barack Obama’s grandmother, has died. Mrs. Dunham was 86 years old. After a battle with with cancer she died peacefully, and and Obama announced Monday, 1 day before the election.
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Sharon Kyle, J.D. is the Publisher of the LA Progressive which she co-founded with her husband Dick Price. Ms. Kyle is a professor of law at Peoples College of Law in Los Angeles. She sits on the union board of the ACLU of Southern California and is on the editorial board of the BlackCommentator.com. Ms. Kyle is the proud mother of a teacher and an attorney and proud step-mom of a premed student.
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