Marguerite Archie-Hudson

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Marguerite Archie-Hudson is a visiting assistant professor at the College of Charleston, offering courses in Health Policy, Education Policy, Policymaking in State Legislatures and American Government. Prior to joining the Political Science Department faculty, Dr. Archie-Hudson served as a member of the California State Legislature representing the 48th Assembly District, Los Angeles. She was Chair of the Assembly Committee on Higher Education that provides policy direction for California’s 135 publicly supported institutions of higher education. She also served on the Committees on Judiciary, Utilities and Commerce, Finance and Insurance, Appropriations, Human Services, Labor and the Joint Legislative Audit Committee.

During her legislative tenure Dr. Archie-Hudson had 45 bills signed into law. Among her major legislative achievements is the creation of the California Science Center now considered a leader nationally in innovative science and education programs and selected by NASA in April 2011 as the permanent home of the Space Shuttle Endeavor when it retired after its last space mission. Following her tenure in the CA Legislature Dr. Archie-Hudson served four year as the President of Talladega College (AL). [1]


Dr. Archie-Hudson earned her Ph.D at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), her Master’s Degree from Harvard University and her B.A. degree from Talladega College. Her major teaching interests are Public Policy and Public Administration at the State and Federal levels. [2]

Student anti-fees protest

April 12, 1983 400 students gathered in Los Angeles to protest tuition hikes.

The protest was organised by the UCLA chapter of Federation For Progress and Californians Acting for Sound Education.

MCs were Marshall Wong from UCLA Federation For Progress , and Frank Cardenas from East LA College Californians Acting for Sound Education.

Other speakers included Rudy Acuna, Cal State Northridge, Margarite Archie, Community College Board of Trustees, Judy Chu, of UCLA, and Larry Frank from Jobs With Peace.[3]

Commission on Fairness in Media


In 1994 Eddie Wong, was Director, Commission on Fairness in Media, California Rainbow Coalition, Oakland.[4] Lisa Gibson was part of his team.

On October 10, Jesse Jackson, and members of the Rainbow Coalitions's Commission for Fairness in the Media, met with Fox News President Joe Matolan to push for more minority inclusion in recruitment, training and protion of minorities.

The delegation included Casey Kasem, Assemblywoman Marguerite Archie-Hudson, Sonny Skyhawk, Josefa Salinas and others.


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  3. [Workers Viewpoint, May 11, 1983]
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