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Your Black History: Meet Dr. Andrew Brimmer, the first Black governor of the Federal Reserve

Today’s edition of Your Black History profiles a historic event on today’s date 47 years ago. On February 10, 1966 President Lyndon Johnson appointed Dr. Andrew Brimmer (pictured) to the Federal Reserve Bank’s Board of Governors. Brimmer was the first Black person ever to be appointed to one of the highest positions of our nation’s central bank ...

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