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2015/03/01 08:57
2015/03/01 08:57
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There is a dirt road north of Shubuta, in Clarke County, Miss., that seems to lead to nowhere anyone might want to go. If you turn onto East Street and follow the bend in the road, you encounter a...
2015/03/01 08:57
2015/03/01 08:57
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2015/02/28 20:08
2015/02/28 20:08
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The boos rained down upon the Williams family, leaving scars of permanence. The tranquil setting of Indian Wells, that Southern California tennis haven, was now the center of controversy. It was March...
2015/02/27 18:46
2015/02/27 18:46
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... characterization of ISIS is that they have 14th century ethics and 21st century weapons," he said. King and others who have reached into the Middle Ages for an apt Islamic State comparison may be...
2015/02/26 19:30
2015/02/26 19:30
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People, Places and Things 20150226 Gwen DeRu February had many things going…March is here and the Women History Month has started. ALABAMA MAJESTY AWARDS –The Alabama Majesty Awards, a salute to...
2015/02/26 11:12
2015/02/26 11:12
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All over the US, we are witnessing the dawn of a truth and reconciliation movement. There is a rising chorus of voices that is helping us to collectively face an epidemic of racial violence, expose...
2015/02/26 10:36
2015/02/26 10:36
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Three weeks after the announcement of one of tennis’s most hoped-for changes of heart—Serena Williams returning to Indian Wells after a 14-year absence—the biggest tournament outside the Grand Slams...
2015/02/26 02:17
2015/02/26 02:17
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If the attorney, activist and author Bryan Stevenson has his way, dozens of sites around the South will one day erect memorials to mark the spot where African-American victims were hanged by lynch...
2015/02/24 06:37
2015/02/24 06:37
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A non-profit human rights group is taking a step back in America’s history to explore nearly 100 years of racial violence in southern states. The Equal Justice Initiative released a report titled...
2015/02/23 21:20
2015/02/23 21:20
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By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist There are two related violent phenomena in that are now getting renewed public attention and research around the world, as well as considerable debate and...
2015/02/23 19:18
2015/02/23 19:18
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By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist We live in a era when humankind seems awash in war-driven atrocities. Men, and in some instances, boys – for this is, overwhelmingly, a matter of the sins of males –...
2015/02/22 10:09
2015/02/22 10:09
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WORCESTER � A lawyer who successfully argued before the Supreme Court is scheduled to deliver the College of the Holy Cross' 2015 commencement address. Bryan Stevenson, who started the Equal Justice...
2015/02/20 21:17
2015/02/20 21:17
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Just off a quiet road in rural Georgia, about 60 miles east of Atlanta, lies Moore’s Ford Bridge. It’s an unremarkable concrete structure and the only clue to its terrible history is a crudely sprayed...
2015/02/18 01:19
2015/02/18 01:19
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The most dazzling, most unsettling, most oh-my-God-listen-up novel you’ll read this year is called “Welcome to Braggsville.” The 44-year-old author, T. Geronimo Johnson, plays cultural criticism like...
2015/02/17 17:58
2015/02/17 17:58
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DALLAS — A block from the tourist-swarmed headquarters of the former Texas School Book Depository sits the old county courthouse, now a museum. In 1910, a group of men rushed into the courthouse,...
2015/02/17 12:52
2015/02/17 12:52
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The problems cited include juror confusion, poor defense lawyering and serious racial and geographical disparities in imparting the death sentence. It is the latter that is of great concern to...
2015/02/17 01:37
2015/02/17 01:37
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It had long been assumed that those involved in the lynching of two married black married couples close to Moore’s Ford Bridge in Georgia had got away with the killings, their crime one of countless...
2015/02/17 01:07
2015/02/17 01:07
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According to a newly released report by the Alabama-based Equal Justice Initiative, between the end of the Civil War and World War II (more specifically the years between 1877 and 1950), nearly 4,000...
2015/02/16 06:24
2015/02/16 06:24
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The thinking man's thinking woman: Lisa Wilkinson is on Q&A. Photo: Jacky Ghossein JGZ One of the great things about Q&A (ABC1, 9.35pm) is the opportunity for insight into the balance between a...
2015/02/16 04:06
2015/02/16 04:06
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Last week, Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore released an order that no same-sex marriage licenses be granted in the state. He was responding to a decision by a federal district court that...
2015/02/14 20:22
2015/02/14 20:22
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One of my former history professors, Dennis Mitchell, recently released a history book entitled, A New History of Mississippi. ‘Mississippi,’ he says, ‘is a place and a state of mind. The name evokes...
2015/03/01 08:57
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