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Chief Justice Michael Douglas – African-American heads Nevada Supreme Court

February 4, 2011 by  
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Black History Month is the ideal time to recognize Chief Justice Michael Douglas, the first African-American to hold the top post on the Nevada Supreme Court. First appointed to the state high court in 2004, Nevada voters have since elected him twice, with his current term ending in 2013.

Two African-Americans tabbed in newly elected governor’s cabinet

February 4, 2011 by  
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In the cabinet of newly inaugurated Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, two African-American directors are helping chart a course to return the state to economic stability.
Terry Johnson leads the state Department of Business and Industry. Larry Mosley is head of the Department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation, having held the same post in the administration of former Gov. Jim Gibbons.