C. Bruce Lee

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November 16, 1921 – August 10, 2015

C. Bruce Lee served with the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II, after which he earned an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and later held a high-level position with the federal government. He appeared in the documentary film Coming Out Under Fire.

Memorial website for C. Bruce Lee

Beth Brant

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May 6, 1941 – August 6, 2015

Born in Detroit of Mohawk heritage, Beth Brant was a poet, essayist, and author whose writings bridged multiple identities.  Her publications include Mohawk Trail and Testimony from the Faithful.

What Remains: Remembering Michelle Cliff, Beth Brant, and Stephania Byrd

Remembering Beth Brant