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Maryemma A Brown (1933 - 2009)

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Maryemma A Brown
1933 - 2009
Born
February 27, 1933
Death
May 30, 2009
Last Known Residence
Norfolk, Norfolk City County, Virginia 23518
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Maryemma A Brown of Norfolk, Norfolk City County, Virginia was born on February 27, 1933, and died at age 76 years old on May 30, 2009.
Updated: October 7, 2011
Biography ID: 26462028

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Maryemma Brown passed away at age 76 years old on May 30, 2009. Maryemma A Brown of Norfolk, Norfolk City County, Virginia was born on February 27, 1933.

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Maryemma A Brown lived 6 years longer than the average Brown family member when they died at the age of 76.
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In 1933, in the year that Maryemma A Brown was born, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1947, Maryemma was only 14 years old when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1965, at the age of 32 years old, Maryemma was alive when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1971, Maryemma was 38 years old when in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

In 1998, by the time this person was 65 years old, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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