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JTA
Jews once fought — and died — for voting rights. Here’s why some are still at it.(Warren K. Leffler/Wikimedia Commons) NEW YORK (JTA) — Andrew Goodman and Mich
JTA / Posted 8 minutes ago
(Warren K. Leffler/Wikimedia Commons) NEW YORK (JTA) — Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner are about the closest American Jews have to secular saints. The two Jewish civil rights workers traveled south for the Freedom Summer campaign of... Read more
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The News & Observer
Murder, money and gentrification: A Raleigh pioneer’s legacy fades from viewchapter in the celebrated and sometimes-tragic history of the Winters family, o
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
chapter in the celebrated and sometimes-tragic history of the Winters family, one of Raleigh’s oldest and most prominent African-American families. John W. Winters Sr., Wintershaven’s developer, spent much of his life working to provide housing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 26 July 2017in the 2019 election. Lots of bad news in South Africa There's not much good
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in the 2019 election. Lots of bad news in South Africa There's not much good news on the top of the front page of South African financial paper BusinessDay. The Public Investment Corporation believes a further sovereign downgrade of South... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Cluster of power plants divides a Maryland communityof Maryland's Prince George's County. It's home to just over 6,700 residents, a
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
of Maryland's Prince George's County. It's home to just over 6,700 residents, a vast majority of whom -- roughly 72% -- are African-American. Here, newly built residential communities and the sprawling Brandywine Crossing shopping center, are... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
'We resent you‚ white capitalists' - Fake Tutu letter revealed at Timol inquestwho described himself as a “naughty” official‚ was involved in covert operation
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
who described himself as a “naughty” official‚ was involved in covert operations aimed at discrediting the African National Congress and publishing propaganda. Erasmus worked on the 9th floor at John Vorster Square. In 1993 he was... Read more
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Salon.com
Career advice for Sean Spicer: Work nights at a supermarket — like I did after he cost me my jobconventions. My boss and his boss were both ticked that their superiors had sp
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
conventions. My boss and his boss were both ticked that their superiors had spiked the story under RNC pressure. They commissioned me to try again with something that might pass muster with the CBS Washington gatekeepers, who were always... Read more
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The Inyo Register
July 23)the typographer, a precursor to the typewriter. 1840 – The Province of Canada
The Inyo Register / Posted 4 days ago
the typographer, a precursor to the typewriter. 1840 – The Province of Canada is created by the Act of Union. 1862 – American Civil War: Henry Halleck takes command of the Union Army. 1874 – Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos is appointed the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Peter Dutton could be a saint but the superministry would still be a dangerbowed, they pass beneath the hooded corpses of gays and intellectuals strung fr
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
bowed, they pass beneath the hooded corpses of gays and intellectuals strung from city walls. To my ear the greeting sounds African, but eventually I understand. It's English they're speaking. The setting is near-future New England but, without too... Read more
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The Age
Peter Dutton could be a saint but the superministry would still be a dangerbowed, they pass beneath the hooded corpses of gays and intellectuals strung fr
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
bowed, they pass beneath the hooded corpses of gays and intellectuals strung from city walls. To my ear the greeting sounds African, but eventually I understand. It's English they're speaking. The setting is near-future New England but, without too... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Peter Dutton could be a saint but the superministry would still be a dangerbowed, they pass beneath the hooded corpses of gays and intellectuals strung fr
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
bowed, they pass beneath the hooded corpses of gays and intellectuals strung from city walls. To my ear the greeting sounds African, but eventually I understand. It's English they're speaking. The setting is near-future New England but, without too... Read more
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Salon.com
A short history of the right-wing politics of Sinclair Broadcastingthat criticized” then-President Barack Obama and his policies. Previously, in 2
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
that criticized” then-President Barack Obama and his policies. Previously, in 2007, nine Sinclair stations aired public affairs shows without disclosing that “host Armstrong Williams had been paid by an affiliate of the Education Department to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Expert Salih Booker Tapped to Lead DC Policy Think TankUnited States Institute of Peace, and before that as an advisor to the executiv
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
United States Institute of Peace, and before that as an advisor to the executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In the prior decade, Booker directed the Centre on Housing Rights and... Read more
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iol.co.za
The enemy is monopoly capital (it's white)the globe, is dominated by monopolies who set the agenda for various government
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
the globe, is dominated by monopolies who set the agenda for various governments and impose themselves on the domestic affairs of other countries.In defence of white monopoly capital, we are coerced to accept that we should not distil form from... Read more
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Black Press USA
Tributes Pour in Celebrating the Life of Martha Rivera Chavisto be around her and in her presence, was always something special,” said McDan
Black Press USA / Posted 17 days ago
to be around her and in her presence, was always something special,” said McDaniels also worked as director of community affairs for famed Baltimore attorney Billy Murphy. Rivera Chavis passed away in her home in Montclair, N.J. at 3 a.m. on... Read more
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The Courier
GLORY DAYS: 101 great Hunter momentsinnovation, industry and golden moment on these pages, there are more that have
The Courier / Posted 21 days ago
innovation, industry and golden moment on these pages, there are more that have made the region what it is today. The American author Ernest Hemingway wrote in a style he referred to as “the iceberg approach”. In his theory, seven-eighths of... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Charlotte home of ‘caustic’ 1960s civil rights activist may become historic landmarkCHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - An overlooked piece of Char
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Mark Price/The Charlotte Observer) - An overlooked piece of Charlotte’s African-American history is being recommended for historic landmark status by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission. The group of historians... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
United Arts celebrates new grants, diversity, leadershipin Osceola County during the next school year. That amount will be matched by O
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
in Osceola County during the next school year. That amount will be matched by Osceola Arts in Kissimmee, the Osceola County Commission, the Osceola County School District and Tupperware Brands. In addition, Wells Fargo has donated $35,000 toward... Read more
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Aljazeera
Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates - Week 2interests that gather the states of the GCC and their peoples". 10:05pm - Bahr
Aljazeera / Posted 29 days ago
interests that gather the states of the GCC and their peoples". 10:05pm - Bahrain cancels scheduled visit of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Bahrain has postponed the scheduled visit of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid... Read more
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NBC Washington
Take a Seat …With HistoryHorowitz. “He walked in the neighborhood a lot because he said it was his think
NBC Washington / Posted 29 days ago
Horowitz. “He walked in the neighborhood a lot because he said it was his thinking time.” On Monday, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3/4G (Chevy Chase) joined in celebrating a new bench in Bond’s honor. Its proclamation said Bond walked and sat... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Defy U.S. Threats, Kagame to Ban Used Clothes Importsdespite threats from the US that the move could lead to a review of his country
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
despite threats from the US that the move could lead to a review of his country's eligibility to duty-free access to the American market. President Kagame made the remarks yesterday while addressing a news conference moments after submitting his... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Clarke school board, legislators talk money and electionsand school board members wanted to talk about public schools’ continuing budget
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
and school board members wanted to talk about public schools’ continuing budget issues when the board’s governmental affairs met this week with two state legislators — Sen. Frank Ginn and Rep. Chuck Williams . Clarke County and other school... Read more

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