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Corinna M. McLeod

was born on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba to Grenadian parents, Helena and John Collins, on 29 September 1950. Shortly after she was born, her parents returned with her to Grenada, where she grew up. Collins completed her secondary education at St. Joseph’s Convent School in St. Georges before earning her B.A. in English and Spanish at the University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica (1969–1972). Collins taught at MacDonald College in Saint Patrick, Grenada, from 1975 to 1978. After a brief time in Mexico, Collins traveled to the United States, where she attended Georgetown University and in 1981 completed a master’s degree in Latin American studies. Collins earned her Ph.D. in government at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her dissertation, completed in 1990, was on Caribbean politics and the prerevolutionary period in Grenada.

Collins returned to Grenada after completing ...

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Jason Philip Miller

radio personality and conservative pundit, was born Laurence Allen Elder, the middle of three sons of Randolph Elder, who owned a local café, and Viola Elder. The family called the Pico-Union neighborhood of Los Angeles home, and it was in Los Angeles that the young Elder attended school. Both his father and mother placed a heavy emphasis on education and hard work. Elder's father had scrimped and saved and faced years of prejudice before being able to open his own business. Elder's mother urged her son to pursue a life of education. Elder took their lessons to heart, graduating from Crenshaw High in 1970 near the top of his class and matriculating to Brown University. He graduated with a B.S. in Political Science in 1974. He continued his education at the University of Michigan Law School, from which he earned the J.D. in 1977 ...