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Eric Holder

ERIC HOLDER served as the 82nd attorney general of the United States from February 2009 to April 2015, the third-longest serving attorney general in U.S. history and the first African American to hold that office. Journalist DOUGLAS A. BLACKMON is the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II .