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Elmira Star-Gazette
SAGGING HISTORY: Church seeks money for glass repairsand later in its history. Jervis and Olivia Lewis Langdon were part of the cor
SAGGING HISTORY: Church seeks money for glass repairs
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 48 minutes ago
and later in its history. Jervis and Olivia Lewis Langdon were part of the core founding group. They're known for helping Frederick Douglass escape from slavery and aiding in the Underground Railroad. They helped found Elmira College, and their... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Obama: African-American museum helps tell fuller story of AmericaFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama: African-American museum helps tell fuller story of America
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 14 hours ago
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. “We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him,” Obama told ABC News. “We were the consequence of these... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Obama: African-American museum helps tell fuller story of AmericaFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama: African-American museum helps tell fuller story of America
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 16 hours ago
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump stumbles over name of new black history museumRNC chairman Reince Priebus said in a statement. 'Whether it was the fight for
Trump stumbles over name of new black history museum
Daily Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
RNC chairman Reince Priebus said in a statement. 'Whether it was the fight for freedom led by Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass, the artistic achievements of Paul Laurence Dunbar and Louis Armstrong, or the crusade for equality led by... Read more
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Newsmax
RNC Celebrates New African-American Museum: 'An Important Milestone'throughout the life of our republic," Priebus said. "Whether it was the fight
RNC Celebrates New African-American Museum: 'An Important Milestone'
Newsmax / Posted 20 hours ago
throughout the life of our republic," Priebus said. "Whether it was the fight for freedom led by Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass, the artistic achievements of Paul Laurence Dunbar and Louis Armstrong, or the crusade for equality led by... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Obama: African-American Museum Helps Tell Fuller Story of AmericaFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama: African-American Museum Helps Tell Fuller Story of America
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 20 hours ago
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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Fortune
Read President Obama’s Speech at the Museum of African American History and Cultureagainst injustice for decade upon decade, a lifetime of struggle and progress a
Read President Obama’s Speech at the Museum of African American History and Culture
Fortune / Posted 22 hours ago
against injustice for decade upon decade, a lifetime of struggle and progress and enlightenment that we see etched in Frederick Douglass’ mighty leonine gaze. Yes, this museum tells the story of people who felt the indignity, the small and... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Obama: African-American museum helps tell fuller story of AmericaFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama: African-American museum helps tell fuller story of America
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 22 hours ago
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. “We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him,” Obama told ABC News. “We were the consequence of these... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Obama: African-American Museum Helps Tell Fuller Story of AmericaFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama: African-American Museum Helps Tell Fuller Story of America
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 22 hours ago
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. “We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him,” Obama told ABC News. “We were the consequence of these... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Obama: African-American museum helps tell fuller story of AmericaFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama: African-American museum helps tell fuller story of America
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 22 hours ago
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. “We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him,” Obama told ABC News. “We were the consequence of these... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Obama: African-American museum helps tell fuller story of AmericaFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama: African-American museum helps tell fuller story of America
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 22 hours ago
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
African-American museum helps tell fuller story of AmericaFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
African-American museum helps tell fuller story of America
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 23 hours ago
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Smithsonian’s African-American museum 100 years in the makingand the priceless cultural gems that somehow came spewing out. They include pe
Smithsonian’s African-American museum 100 years in the making
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
and the priceless cultural gems that somehow came spewing out. They include people like Muhammad Ali, Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Dr. Daniel Hale Williams and Ida B. Wells. They also include jazz, blues and hip-hop — creative... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museum
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Thousands to celebrate opening of African-American museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Thousands to celebrate opening of African-American museum
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Thousands to celebrate opening of African-American museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Thousands to celebrate opening of African-American museum
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museum
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museum
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museum
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museum
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museum
Local 6 Orlando / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museum
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museum
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museum
ClickOnDetroit / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museum
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Pres. Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Pres. Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museum
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. “We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him,” Obama told ABC News. “We were the consequence of these... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Obama, thousands to celebrate opening of African-American Smithsonian museum
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Thousands to celebrate opening of African-American museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Thousands to celebrate opening of African-American museum
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Thousands to celebrate opening of African-American museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Thousands to celebrate opening of African-American museum
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
It's a wrap -- Hollywood heads home after Brockton moviehave been tearing down the old-fashioned signs with retro logos and lettering t
It's a wrap -- Hollywood heads home after Brockton movie
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted yesterday
have been tearing down the old-fashioned signs with retro logos and lettering that were attached to city-owned buildings on Frederick Douglass Avenue and elsewhere in the city. The large movie set was constructed in August on Frederick Douglass... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Thousands to celebrate opening of African-American museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Thousands to celebrate opening of African-American museum
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Thousands to celebrate opening of African-American museumFriday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the
Thousands to celebrate opening of African-American museum
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted yesterday
Friday, he voiced his appreciation for all of those whose work helped make the museum happen. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama told ABC News. "We were the consequence of these... Read more
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Salon.com
Look Again: The day’s most compelling images from around the globesocial media coordinator Charlotte, NC Mike Blake/Reuters A U.S. National gua
Look Again: The day’s most compelling images from around the globe
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
social media coordinator Charlotte, NC Mike Blake/Reuters A U.S. National guard soldier accepts a hug from a protester Frederick Douglass observed that “power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” The empty... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Curtain call in Brockton as movie set dismantledhave been tearing down the old-fashioned signs with retro logos and lettering t
Curtain call in Brockton as movie set dismantled
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
have been tearing down the old-fashioned signs with retro logos and lettering that were attached to city-owned buildings on Frederick Douglass Avenue and elsewhere in the city. The large movie set was constructed in August on Frederick Douglass... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
President Obama: Discrimination should concern 'All Americans,' violence won't 'Advance the cause'lady were “humbled” to be a part of the story, but believed they were “just a p
President Obama: Discrimination should concern 'All Americans,' violence won't 'Advance the cause'
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
lady were “humbled” to be a part of the story, but believed they were “just a pretty small part.” “We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him,” he said. “We were the consequence of these Freedom... Read more
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Newsmax
Obama: Trump Could Use a Trip to New Smithsonian Museumabout his life, but he believes they are "just a pretty small part" of the nati
Obama: Trump Could Use a Trip to New Smithsonian Museum
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
about his life, but he believes they are "just a pretty small part" of the nation's history. "We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him," Obama said. "We were the consequence of these Freedom... Read more
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ABC News
President Obama: Discrimination Should Concern 'All Americans'lady were “humbled” to be a part of the story, but believed they were “just a p
President Obama: Discrimination Should Concern 'All Americans'
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
lady were “humbled” to be a part of the story, but believed they were “just a pretty small part.” “We were an outgrowth of Frederick Douglass and white abolitionists who partnered with him,” he said. “We were the consequence of these Freedom... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
Ahead of concert, Joywave talks music, RochesterIndie electronica band Joywave is back home in Rochester and set to perform thi
Ahead of concert, Joywave talks music, Rochester
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
Indie electronica band Joywave is back home in Rochester and set to perform this Saturday at the grand re-opening of the Frederick Douglass Building. The band may have local origins, but it’s bound for widespread fame. “It’s nice to be home,”... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Colin Kaepernick reminds us that dissent is a form of patriotism, tooyou're upset or confused by Kaepernick and his followers, well, just remember t
Colin Kaepernick reminds us that dissent is a form of patriotism, too
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
you're upset or confused by Kaepernick and his followers, well, just remember that's the consequence of being American. Frederick Douglass once said that recognizing and being willing to expose those tensions is what makes real American... Read more
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Philly.com
New museum on National Mall tells sweeping story of black experience - with a Philly twistof human display; an exhibit highlighting the story of George Washington's ensl
New museum on National Mall tells sweeping story of black experience - with a Philly twist
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
of human display; an exhibit highlighting the story of George Washington's enslaved chef Hercules; a broadside written by Frederick Douglass exhorting "Men of Color" to join the Union forces in 1863. Philadelphia as portrayed in the museum is a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A museum lesson: ‘White Americans are much more African-American than most will admit’and the priceless cultural gems that somehow came spewing out. They include pe
A museum lesson: ‘White Americans are much more African-American than most will admit’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
and the priceless cultural gems that somehow came spewing out. They include people like Muhammad Ali, Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Dr. Daniel Hale Williams and Ida B. Wells. It also includes jazz, blues and hip-hop – all creative self... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
Fried Rat Head Found In Popeyes Fried Chicken Order, Allegedly [Photo]the fried critter was found in food her niece, daughter and sister ordered from
Fried Rat Head Found In Popeyes Fried Chicken Order, Allegedly [Photo]
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 5 days ago
the fried critter was found in food her niece, daughter and sister ordered from the Popeyes on the corner of 145th St. and Frederick Douglass Blvd. She posted an image of what she found on her Facebook, noting her family had been traumatized and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘I found rat’s head in my fried chicken’ claims restaurant customerin disguise cause she would not have seen the head.” According to Ms Thomas the
‘I found rat’s head in my fried chicken’ claims restaurant customer
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
in disguise cause she would not have seen the head.” According to Ms Thomas the restaurant was Popeyes at 145th St. and Frederick Douglass Blvd. The Popeyes brand was launched in 1973, and has around 2,000 outlets worldwide, most of which are... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fried rat's head is found in chicken meal at a Harlem Popeyesrat's head in her Popeyes chicken. The incident allegedly occurred at a Harlem
Fried rat's head is found in chicken meal at a Harlem Popeyes
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
rat's head in her Popeyes chicken. The incident allegedly occurred at a Harlem Popeyes restaurant located at 2730 Frederick Douglass Boulevard on West 145th Street. Thomas wrote in the post that she was at the fast food chain with her... Read more
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Breitbart
No, the Constitution Is Not Racist, Sexist, or Outdatedthem that they basically don’t belong in America because America at its root is
No, the Constitution Is Not Racist, Sexist, or Outdated
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
them that they basically don’t belong in America because America at its root is a racist country? Or, are we saying what Frederick Douglass said, and what Martin Luther King said, that the promise of America is equality for all, and the practice... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Ready, set, riot! Tanks, soldiers, Oscar winner are on stage in BrocktonThe boisterous shouts of the charging background extras echoed down Frederick D
Ready, set, riot! Tanks, soldiers, Oscar winner are on stage in Brockton
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
The boisterous shouts of the charging background extras echoed down Frederick Douglass Avenue and throughout the downtown, where a movie set was constructed in August, transforming the area into a row of old-fashioned storefronts and retro... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Backstage in Brockton -- Hollywood brings a mob and the militaryThe boisterous shouts of the charging background extras echoed down Frederick D
Backstage in Brockton -- Hollywood brings a mob and the military
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
The boisterous shouts of the charging background extras echoed down Frederick Douglass Avenue and throughout the downtown, where a movie set was constructed in August, transforming the area into a row of old-fashioned storefronts and retro... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Hollywood magic transforms Brockton into riot sceneThe boisterous shouts of the charging background extras echoed down Frederick D
Hollywood magic transforms Brockton into riot scene
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
The boisterous shouts of the charging background extras echoed down Frederick Douglass Avenue and throughout the downtown, where a movie set was constructed in August, transforming the area into a row of old-fashioned storefronts and retro... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Are you ready for a riot? Army, police mobilize for Brockton movieto city residents that the production of the movie would continue around the do
Are you ready for a riot? Army, police mobilize for Brockton movie
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 11 days ago
to city residents that the production of the movie would continue around the downtown area, where a set was constructed on Frederick Douglass Avenue and two other locations, replete with retro storefronts and signage to resemble Detroit of the... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
More than words: The life and legacy of George CurryTill. And Jet captured it like nobody else. When you saw those pictures, Jet br
More than words: The life and legacy of George Curry
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
Till. And Jet captured it like nobody else. When you saw those pictures, Jet brought it home.” George understood what Frederick Douglass and Ida B. Wells-Barnett and countless other African-American journalists before him (and after him)... Read more
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