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Pioneering Black Woman Judge Found Dead in NYC’s Hudson River

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Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American woman to be appointed to the New York State Court of Appeals was found dead, floating on the shore of New York’s Hudson River on Wednesday, the New York Daily News reported.

The judge’s body was discovered fully clothed by witnesses on the Upper Manhattan side of the river just before 2 p.m., just about a mile from her home in Harlem.
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Written by Madison J. Gray

August 1, 2017 at 4:01 pm

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