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YOUR VOICE, YOUR STORY: Susan Taylor

Special | 4m 8s Video has closed captioning.

Susan Taylor, born and raised in Harlem, began her career as a freelance fashion and beauty expert for Essence, the year the magazine was founded in 1970. She rose through the ranks to become editor-in-chief and then publications director. Named "the most influential black woman in journalism" by American Libraries in 1994, Taylor is the founder and CEO of The National CARES Mentoring Movement.

Aired: 01/01/13

Rating: NR

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