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Colorado Springs Independent
Shemekia Copeland carries on in the family traditionthe easier it becomes." Copeland's resumé, meanwhile, speaks for itself: Her s
Shemekia Copeland carries on in the family tradition
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
the easier it becomes." Copeland's resumé, meanwhile, speaks for itself: Her sophomore album, The Soul Truth — produced by Booker T. and the MGs guitarist Steve Cropper — earned a Grammy nomination. She's opened for Albert King and the Rolling... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
A conversation with Booker T. Jones, Blues Under the Bridge headliner and 'Stax Sound' pioneerEven if you've never heard of Booker T. Jones, you have heard him. The Memphis
A conversation with Booker T. Jones, Blues Under the Bridge headliner and 'Stax Sound' pioneer
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
Even if you've never heard of Booker T. Jones, you have heard him. The Memphis legend was just 17 when he and his fellow session players at Stax Records formed what soon became R&B's premier instrumental band. Booker T. and the MGs, who would... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Adult puppets hit Flux, Waka Flocka quits Warpedtalented locals Eros & the Eschaton. And finally, the annual Blues Under the B
Adult puppets hit Flux, Waka Flocka quits Warped
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
talented locals Eros & the Eschaton. And finally, the annual Blues Under the BridgeFestival will take place on Saturday. You can find interviews with performers Booker T. Jones and Shemekia Copeland in this week's cover story, which begins on p.... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Lubbock National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 2Aug. 2 is the National Night Out Kickoff here in Lubbock. The event at Booker
Lubbock National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 2
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 hours ago
Aug. 2 is the National Night Out Kickoff here in Lubbock. The event at Booker T. Washington Park is used to help strengthen communities and create relationships between neighbors and law enforcement. The event is free, and will include food and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Monroeville native, offensive line standout Hainsey verbally commits to Notre Dameto California to face Long Beach Poly will be Oct. 28. It will take an additio
Monroeville native, offensive line standout Hainsey verbally commits to Notre Dame
TribLIVE / Posted 11 hours ago
to California to face Long Beach Poly will be Oct. 28. It will take an additional trip to Louisiana on Sept. 10 to play Booker T. Washington from Tulsa, Okla., at the Independence Bowl in Shreveport. “We want to play the best because we want to... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute Celebrates 20th Anniversaryfor the arts in Chattanooga and respected public servant. A CWLI history exhibi
Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute Celebrates 20th Anniversary
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 hours ago
for the arts in Chattanooga and respected public servant. A CWLI history exhibit will also be on display with music by Booker T. Scruggs, heavy hors d’oeuvres and wine. “CWLI encourages some of the most powerful and influential women and men... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
For Mark Richt, community outreach part of building UM programa couple takers. Among them? Running back Mark Walton, who once played youth f
For Mark Richt, community outreach part of building UM program
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 19 hours ago
a couple takers. Among them? Running back Mark Walton, who once played youth football in that same park before starring at Booker T. Washington High and signing with the Hurricanes. Tight end Chris Herndon came along too, sharing with youth... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Ed Reed on justice in Baltimore: 'It feels like the laws aren’t the same for everyone'took up a role in the community. After being picked in the 2002 draft, Reed pur
Ed Reed on justice in Baltimore: 'It feels like the laws aren’t the same for everyone'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 23 hours ago
took up a role in the community. After being picked in the 2002 draft, Reed purchased tickets for kids at West Baltimore's Booker T. Washington Middle School for every home game and raised funds for other city schools. His charitable foundation... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
LB Christian Bell becomes latest ‘Bama player to transferHarris is transferring from the University of Florida. Harris, rated the No. 9
LB Christian Bell becomes latest ‘Bama player to transfer
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted yesterday
Harris is transferring from the University of Florida. Harris, rated the No. 9 athlete nationally coming out of powerhouse Booker T. Washington High School in Miami, would have a myriad of options should he be open to playing a position other than... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
State's largest collection of political buttons is lesson in history“Speak softly and carry a big stick.” Bengston’s favorite button depicts a Whi
State's largest collection of political buttons is lesson in history
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted yesterday
“Speak softly and carry a big stick.” Bengston’s favorite button depicts a White House meeting between Teddy Roosevelt and Booker T. Washington. “It was a huge scandal, especially in the south, that the president, Teddy Roosevelt, had invited a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Treon Harris transferring from GatorsGrier Oct. 12 for violating its policy on performance-enhancing drugs. A dual-
Treon Harris transferring from Gators
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Grier Oct. 12 for violating its policy on performance-enhancing drugs. A dual-threat quarterback while starring at Miami's Booker T. Washington High School, Harris proved to be ill-suited for coach Jim McElwain's offense last season. Harris failed... Read more
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NFL.com
QB Treon Harris transferring from Floridabe options for Harris' transfer. He was also recruited by Auburn, FSU and Miami
QB Treon Harris transferring from Florida
NFL.com / Posted yesterday
be options for Harris' transfer. He was also recruited by Auburn, FSU and Miami (Fla.) as a four-star recruit from Miami Booker T. Washington High. NCAA rules require Harris to sit out a season if he transfers to another FBS program such as those... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Treon Harris transferring from GatorsGrier Oct. 12 for violating its policy on performance-enhancing drugs. A dual-
Treon Harris transferring from Gators
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Grier Oct. 12 for violating its policy on performance-enhancing drugs. A dual-threat quarterback while starring at Miami's Booker T. Washington High School, Harris proved to be ill-suited for coach Jim McElwain's offense last season. Harris failed... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Massive collection of political buttons is lesson in history“Speak softly and carry a big stick.” Bengston’s favorite button depicts a Whi
Massive collection of political buttons is lesson in history
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
“Speak softly and carry a big stick.” Bengston’s favorite button depicts a White House meeting between Teddy Roosevelt and Booker T. Washington. Opponents of Franklin Roosevelt used a button slogan to take a shot at his wife. (Photo: Boyd... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Booker T. stops in Norfolk for VCW WrestlingWCW champion stopped in Norfolk to promote wrestlers in his ROW Academy, based
Booker T. stops in Norfolk for VCW Wrestling
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 3 days ago
WCW champion stopped in Norfolk to promote wrestlers in his ROW Academy, based in Houston. Still working with the WWE, Booker T. says he's just enjoying being behind the scenes to help young wrestlers reach a new height. He didn't turn away... Read more
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give me sport
Hall of Famer set for new role within the WWE following momentous weekGMS writer by signing up and submitting a 250-word test article: http://gms.to/
Hall of Famer set for new role within the WWE following momentous week
give me sport / Posted 3 days ago
GMS writer by signing up and submitting a 250-word test article: http://gms.to/haveyoursay5 In addition to those changes, Booker T and Jerry "The King" Lawler also experienced roles changes as they will now be part of pre and post show panels for... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Home repairsAnd past the temptation to turn our backs on the world when we should be doing
Home repairs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
And past the temptation to turn our backs on the world when we should be doing whatever we can to redeem it. In his time, Booker T. Washington had an answer to that question. He'd tell the the story of a sailing crew lost in the salty seas and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Gators snag commitment from LB James Houston IV at FNLTech, QB Jake Allen of Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas, TE Kemore Gamble of
Gators snag commitment from LB James Houston IV at FNL
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Tech, QB Jake Allen of Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas, TE Kemore Gamble of Miami Southridge, OL Kadeem Telfort of Miami Booker T. Washington and QB/DB Kadarius Toney of Eight Mile, Ala., were all on campus Friday night. Chris Hays is the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tales of a lesser-known Route 66Taylor, author of Moon Route 66 Road Trip. She recently received two grants to
Tales of a lesser-known Route 66
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Taylor, author of Moon Route 66 Road Trip. She recently received two grants to locate and map the Green Book spots. The Booker T Washington Hotel in St Louis, the Off-Beat Restaurant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Clifton's Cafeteria in Los... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Mark Bernstein: We didn't offer gift to have our name on U-M buildingsaid the NERL was “of the colored people and for the colored people and led by
Mark Bernstein: We didn't offer gift to have our name on U-M building
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
said the NERL was “of the colored people and for the colored people and led by the colored people.” He also was opposed to Booker T. Washington’s tactics and beliefs. The new building will still be built, university officials said. The... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Man Sexually Assaulted Woman, Vandalized Police Propertyof sexually assaulting a woman then vandalizing police property when in custody
Man Sexually Assaulted Woman, Vandalized Police Property
NBC Connecticut / Posted 4 days ago
of sexually assaulting a woman then vandalizing police property when in custody. According to an arraignment report, Booker T Edwards, 37, of Middletown, showed up at the victim’s home around 4:30 a.m. Thursday. The victim reported to police... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Law and order at the RNC, D.J. Stephens, Lewis Steinberg and moreaway yesterday: Lewis Steinberg was a member of a prominent Memphis musical fam
Law and order at the RNC, D.J. Stephens, Lewis Steinberg and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
away yesterday: Lewis Steinberg was a member of a prominent Memphis musical family and served as the first bassist for Booker T. & the MGs, giving way to Donald “Duck” Dunn early in the group’s run. Art Class: The work of Memphis artist Veda... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Festival featuring over 130 musical acts aims to extend summer season in St. Johns CountySummer Celebration, featuring the Sing Out Loud Festival, will include free con
Festival featuring over 130 musical acts aims to extend summer season in St. Johns County
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 5 days ago
Summer Celebration, featuring the Sing Out Loud Festival, will include free concerts by Brandi Carlile, the Indigo Girls, Booker T. Jones, The Travelin’ McCourys and more than 130 other national, regional and local acts providing an estimated 150... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News students envision future STEM products at HU summer campplay music is a big deal to them, too, along with new ways to charge your phone
Newport News students envision future STEM products at HU summer camp
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
play music is a big deal to them, too, along with new ways to charge your phone's battery. Twenty-five students from Booker T. Washington, Crittenden and Huntington middle schools presented those "innovative" ideas as part of the last session... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beyond the Horizonis to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life ,but
Beyond the Horizon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life ,but, by the obstacles which he has overcome.' Booker T. Washington From this quote, we draw a lesson that one must no be evaluated by the final outcome and the top rung... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Album reviews: Steven Tyler and Carla Thomasout of 5 Carla Thomas was part of the same Stax Records roster that included O
Album reviews: Steven Tyler and Carla Thomas
Kinston Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
out of 5 Carla Thomas was part of the same Stax Records roster that included Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Eddie Floyd and Booker T. & The MGs — many of which appear on this compilation. Featuring Thomas originals such as “Gee Whiz! (Look At His... Read more
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give me sport
WWE commentary teams reshuffled in the brand extension – who went where?longer form part of the commentary teams, and has instead been moved to the pre
WWE commentary teams reshuffled in the brand extension – who went where?
give me sport / Posted 6 days ago
longer form part of the commentary teams, and has instead been moved to the pre-show panel, alongside fellow Hall of Famer Booker T. The other pre-show panel names have not yet been announced, leading to concern over the positions of Lita and Renee... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Snyder understands discussion about booting kickoffs from footballkicked to when he lined up alongside Tyler Lockett in a twin return package. Th
Snyder understands discussion about booting kickoffs from football
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
kicked to when he lined up alongside Tyler Lockett in a twin return package. That was when the two teamed at Tulsa’s Booker T. Washington High School. Back then, Barnett recognized the importance of return teams when opponents preferred... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Eakins: Reorganization is first step to help Hillsborough kids readexample: At Edison Elementary, 52 percent of third graders and 63 percent of f
Eakins: Reorganization is first step to help Hillsborough kids read
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
example: At Edison Elementary, 52 percent of third graders and 63 percent of fourth graders are Level 1. Those numbers at Booker T. Washington Elementary are 51 percent in third grade and 65 percent in fourth grade. At Potter Elementary, 61... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Mike Conley joins the '10/1' club, BLM reverberationsMemphis matriculated. Conley is the quiet bandleader. Long before the “conducto
Mike Conley joins the '10/1' club, BLM reverberations
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
Memphis matriculated. Conley is the quiet bandleader. Long before the “conductor/maestro” conceit, I’d likened him to Booker T., keeping his flashier MGs in check. But it is Conley who is the longest tenured, and whose regional connections... Read more
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Island Packet
Beaufort educational leader Etta Mann diesshe wanted to teach, and pursued it with a college degree and master’s degree f
Beaufort educational leader Etta Mann dies
Island Packet / Posted 11 days ago
she wanted to teach, and pursued it with a college degree and master’s degree from Indiana University after graduating from Booker T. Washington High in Columbia. But when the late Jonathan Francis Sr. hired her to teach at Penn, founded in 1862 as... Read more
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Pitchfork
Betty Davis: The Columbia Years 1968-69 Album Reviewwhere the quality of the band’s jazz-guys-do-Southern-soul routine started appr
Betty Davis: The Columbia Years 1968-69 Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 12 days ago
where the quality of the band’s jazz-guys-do-Southern-soul routine started approaching the other-way-around version that Booker T. & the M.G.’s would do two years later on Melting Pot. But you can still feel the tension of the musicians trying to... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: Booker T. & The M.G.'s(CBSDFW.COM) – This week we salute the success of one of the early interracial
Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: Booker T. & The M.G.'s
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 12 days ago
(CBSDFW.COM) – This week we salute the success of one of the early interracial R&B bands in the history of American music: Booker T. & The M.G.’s. Formed in Memphis, Tennessee, the group was the house band for Stax Records. The group backed up some... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Outdoor Chattanooga News And Eventsmuch information on the web about Bauxite yet, it's that new! All we can really
Outdoor Chattanooga News And Events
The Chattanoogan / Posted 13 days ago
much information on the web about Bauxite yet, it's that new! All we can really tell you is it is a lot of fun to ride. Booker T Washington State Park has 3 loops that make up the 7 miles of dedicated mountain bike trails, thanks to SORBA and... Read more
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NBC Miami
Summer Jobs Teach Miami Students About Personal Financecity’s Special Projects Administrator. The city recruits students from high sc
Summer Jobs Teach Miami Students About Personal Finance
NBC Miami / Posted 13 days ago
city’s Special Projects Administrator. The city recruits students from high schools within the city, including Miami High, Booker T. Washington, Edison, and Jackson high schools. The kids request spots in various city departments, from working... Read more
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Bleacher Report
WWE Draft Lessons to Learn from Past Highs and Lowsto the brand extension is an opportunity to make SmackDown more relevant, to st
WWE Draft Lessons to Learn from Past Highs and Lows
Bleacher Report / Posted 13 days ago
to the brand extension is an opportunity to make SmackDown more relevant, to start afresh overall. Former world champ Booker T commented on a recent Raw pre-show about how wrestlers will have to step up in the wake of the brand split: Hall of... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Hamilton residents praise police, express desire for more...rally — nobody at Monday’s meeting criticized policing in Hamilton. In fact, o
Hamilton residents praise police, express desire for more...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 13 days ago
rally — nobody at Monday’s meeting criticized policing in Hamilton. In fact, one compliment came from the crowd at the Booker T. Washington Community Center: Linda Frierson told Police Chief Craig Bucheit she was impressed to recently see a... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
'Unite T-Town' Vigil Brings Tulsans Together For Peaceto making Tulsa a safer place to live. Tuesday night, Tulsa Public Schools hos
'Unite T-Town' Vigil Brings Tulsans Together For Peace
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 14 days ago
to making Tulsa a safer place to live. Tuesday night, Tulsa Public Schools hosted the ‘Unite T-Town’ vigil for peace at Booker T. Washington High School. Side by side, and hand in hand, more than 100 critical members of the Tulsa community met,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
5 Ways Entrepreneurs Earn Huge ROI Investing In Their Communityimpasse in my career. It’s proof positive that "If you want to lift yourself up
5 Ways Entrepreneurs Earn Huge ROI Investing In Their Community
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 days ago
impasse in my career. It’s proof positive that "If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else,” so said the great Booker T. Washington. That’s the virtuous circle of elevating others: On the quest to put the needs of others first and help... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Unite T-Town Vigil Held Tuesday Evening At Booker T. Washingtonmemorial service for the police officers killed during last week's rally. Dr
Unite T-Town Vigil Held Tuesday Evening At Booker T. Washington
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 14 days ago
memorial service for the police officers killed during last week's rally. Dr. Deborah Gist will be one of the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
5 Ways Entrepreneurs Earn Huge ROI Investing In Their Communityimpasse in my career. It’s proof positive that "If you want to lift yourself up
5 Ways Entrepreneurs Earn Huge ROI Investing In Their Community
Greenwich Time / Posted 14 days ago
impasse in my career. It’s proof positive that "If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else,” so said the great Booker T. Washington. That’s the virtuous circle of elevating others: On the quest to put the needs of others first and help... Read more
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The News-Times
5 Ways Entrepreneurs Earn Huge ROI Investing In Their Communityimpasse in my career. It’s proof positive that "If you want to lift yourself up
5 Ways Entrepreneurs Earn Huge ROI Investing In Their Community
The News-Times / Posted 14 days ago
impasse in my career. It’s proof positive that "If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else,” so said the great Booker T. Washington. That’s the virtuous circle of elevating others: On the quest to put the needs of others first and help... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
July 1212, 1954, for a new swimming pool as a crowd of 400 people look on. Tayloe is s
July 12
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 15 days ago
12, 1954, for a new swimming pool as a crowd of 400 people look on. Tayloe is state parks director and Hunt is principal of Booker T. Washington High School. 25 years ago: 1991 A $45 million recreation and conservation area has been... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Heart Work continues to make a difference: Tyrone Hamiltonin life, but their current platform is called "Heart Work" All three work toge
Heart Work continues to make a difference: Tyrone Hamilton
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 15 days ago
in life, but their current platform is called "Heart Work" All three work together making an impact with children. Former Booker T. Washington standout Tyrone Hamilton spends much of his summer time at CHRISTUS Louisiana Athletic Club in... Read more
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Miami New Times
Bizarre DUI Charges Against UM Football Player Mark Walton Have Been Droppedsaid no." Upcoming Events Before his arrest, Walton was a home-cooked Miami s
Bizarre DUI Charges Against UM Football Player Mark Walton Have Been Dropped
Miami New Times / Posted 15 days ago
said no." Upcoming Events Before his arrest, Walton was a home-cooked Miami star. He grew up in Overtown, and attended Booker T. Washington High School. (UM immediately suspended Walton after his arrest.) In May, Uncle Luke demanded Walton's... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Stars shine for celebrity-studded festivalwith his mind on other things. Musically, there were standout sets by All Sain
Stars shine for celebrity-studded festival
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
with his mind on other things. Musically, there were standout sets by All Saints, Corinne Bailey Rae, Soul II Soul, Booker T, Newton Faulkner and Wilko Johnson – who received an emotional welcome from the audience, having survived treatment... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Celebrity-studded festival hailed ‘one of the best yet’ as stars shinewas not seen on site this year. Musically there were standout sets by All Sain
Celebrity-studded festival hailed ‘one of the best yet’ as stars shine
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
was not seen on site this year. Musically there were standout sets by All Saints, Corinne Bailey Rae, Soul II Soul, Booker T, Newton Faulkner and Wilko Johnson – who received an emotional welcome from the audience, having survived treatment... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
July 11rising talents into the musical world. He was host of the Palace Theater's fame
July 11
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 16 days ago
rising talents into the musical world. He was host of the Palace Theater's famed Beale Street Amateur Night and director of Booker T. Washington High School's talent show. One of his most repeated refrains — on the radio, in print and in theater —... Read more
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USA Today
Town founded by freed slaves celebrates 200 yearscenter and received a recent $50,000 boost from Lowe’s. Rosenwald schools, par
Town founded by freed slaves celebrates 200 years
USA Today / Posted 17 days ago
center and received a recent $50,000 boost from Lowe’s. Rosenwald schools, part of an a partnership between activist Booker T. Washington and philanthropist Julius Rosenwald, were built from 1912 to 1932 in 15 states across the South to serve... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Class reunionsBolton, 1972-86: July 16. shaunrcummings@gmail.com Booker T. Washington, 1966:
Class reunions
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 17 days ago
Bolton, 1972-86: July 16. shaunrcummings@gmail.com Booker T. Washington, 1966: July 15-17. Raymond Wells, 901-251-8871 Manassas, all years: July 28-31. manassasalumniassoc@gmail.com Messick, all years: July 30. 901-458-7942. Whitehaven,... Read more
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