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Eugenia "Jean" Murrell Capers, a native of Georgetown, Kentucky, was the first African American assistant police prosecutor in Cleveland, Ohio, and first African American city council person of any major U. S. city.

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The purpose of this page is to provide up-to-date information and transparency on the progress of the Kentucky African American Encyclopedia. The Project's new expected date of publication is 2013. Currently, the Project is in great need of funds and writers. This challenge has affected the level of work in progress. The General Co-Editors would appreciate the support of all persons willing to serve as writers or make financial contributions towards the completion of this monumental publication.

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To date the project has raised more than $300,000 but to complete this important volume by 2013 another $300,000 is needed.

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