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Dr. Andrew F. Brimmer, Who broke color barrier on U.S. Federal Reserve Board Board, dies at 86

October 11, 2012

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Dr. Andrew F. Brimmer, Who broke color barrier on U.S. Federal Reserve Board Board, dies at 86   By Laurence Arnold Bloomberg   Andrew Brimmer, an economist who became the first black member of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board when President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed him in 1966, has died. He was 86.   He died […]

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China and India – Rivals in Africa

October 11, 2012

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China and India – Rivals in Africa Priya Esselborn Deutsche Welle The growing influence of China and India in Africa is being watched with skepticism. Many see the rising Asian economic powers as new colonial masters exploiting resource-rich Africa solely for their own benefit. In August 2012, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton brought the […]

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