Bunthay Cheam is an undergraduate student of History at the University of Washington with academic interest in Southeast Asian studies. Born in a refugee camp in the Cambodian/Thai border, he came to the U.S. a year later in 1981 and has lived since in the South Seattle area. Bunthay expects to graduate from the University of Washington in June of 2008 with a B.A. in History. He aspires to become involved in social work for the Cambodian population of Washington State.
Best known for being the first black woman to be elected to Congress in the state of North Carolina, Eva Clayton, a Democrat, became known as a vigorous advocate for the concerns of African Americans and for social improvement. Eva Clayton was born in Savannah, … Read MoreEva Clayton (1934- )