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Omer Yusuf, Reporter

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Mary Tabor Engel, Director
Former reporter for The New York Times

Edward Felsenthal, Director
Editor, TIME

Deanie Parker, Director
Former President/CEO, Soulsville, Inc.

Kevin McEniry, Director
CEO, nexAir



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