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Taylor, Kimberly Hayes

(born: 1962) 

Kimberly Hayes Taylor, born in Louisville, KY, is the daughter of Loraine S. and James E. Hayes. She is a 1984 communications graduate of Morehead State University and was the health and features writer with the Detroit News. In 1991 she received the Top Well Done Award for the series "Street Under Siege." In addition to being a journalist, Taylor is also a professional speaker and the author of Black Civil Rights Champions and Black Abolitionists and Freedom Fighters. She was a professor at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Her books and articles have been referenced in teacher guides as well as books on history and immigration. Kimberly Hayes Taylor is a past editor of BLAC Detroit Magazine. For more see Who's Who Among African Americans, 1992-2006. 

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NKAA Source: Detroit news (newspaper)
NKAA Source: Black civil rights champions
NKAA Source: Black abolitionists and freedom fighters
NKAA Source: Who's who among African Americans

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