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Brilliant 24-Year-Old Black Lady Graduates with PhD from US Varsity


  • A 24-Year-Old lady has recently emerged as one of only two Black students in a class of 20 who graduated from the prestigious Towson university.
  • The 24-year-old doctor’s thesis focused on culturally responsive care for adolescents with complex trauma.

Maria Aretha James, has joined the list of persons with doctoral degrees after she earned her PhD in Occupational Therapy.

The young woman was one of only two Black doctoral students in her class of 20 persons, said REAL News.

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She earned her PhD from Towson University, where she also received the programme’s ”Leadership and Advocacy” award .

The newly minted doctor’s thesis focused on ”culturally responsive care for adolescents with complex trauma”.

Aretha’s family is still basking in the glow of her sterling achievement at the prestigious university.

Her relatives are not surprised by her accomplishment at an early age because she has always been a brilliant woman.

Before pursuing her doctoral degree, James received her bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from Oakwood University in Alabama.

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