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Law School Recognizes Outstanding Black Graduates University News
For release: June 3, 2010

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Ten African-American students were honored at the time of the spring 2010 graduation last month by the Black Law Students Association of the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law of the University of Memphis.

The Kenneth Maurice Cox Donning of the Kente ceremony recognized them for their contributions to the law school’s academic, cultural, and professional environments.  The ceremony is named for one of the law school’s first African-American graduates.

The honorees are, from left, LaTonnsya Burney, Amanda Ray, David Abercrombie, Amber Floyd, James Jones, Bridgett Stigger, Jasmine McMackins, LaKeisha Sisco-Beck, Yasmin Mohammad, and Cloteal LaBroi.

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