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The Atlantic
A New Battle for the Soul of Harlemthe seat is no longer ‘Harlem,’” said Kenneth Sherrill, a political-science pro
A New Battle for the Soul of Harlem
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
the seat is no longer ‘Harlem,’” said Kenneth Sherrill, a political-science professor at Hunter College. “In many ways, the center of African American and black politics in New York City has moved out of Harlem and into Brooklyn and Queens, which is... Read more
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Lowell Sun
More fun for the FourthThe Guild of Historic Interpreters) at Town Meeting: Let Your Voice Be Heard! T
More fun for the Fourth
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
The Guild of Historic Interpreters) at Town Meeting: Let Your Voice Be Heard! Then at 4:30 p.m. at the Minute Man Visitor Center, 250 North Great Road, Lincoln, attend Declaring Independence -- Then and Now, and take part in the debate that the... Read more
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Reuters
Harlem voters to pick heir-apparent to veteran U.S. congressmanin Harlem, New York March 30, 2016. NEW YORK Voters in Harlem, the New York Ci
Harlem voters to pick heir-apparent to veteran U.S. congressman
Reuters / Posted yesterday
in Harlem, New York March 30, 2016. NEW YORK Voters in Harlem, the New York City neighborhood that once reigned as the epicenter of African-American culture, will go to the polls on Tuesday to pick a candidate to replace Rep. Charles Rangel, who... Read more
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Philly.com
'A fire in my belly' - Why Cory Booker is stirring VP talkquotations to fill a high school yearbook. In 38 minutes he cites King and Ken
'A fire in my belly' - Why Cory Booker is stirring VP talk
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
quotations to fill a high school yearbook. In 38 minutes he cites King and Kennedy and Lincoln and Langston Hughes and Frederick Douglass and Stokely Carmichael and the Declaration of Independence. His voice rises as he casts this election as... Read more
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Philly.com
'A fire in my belly' - Why Cory Booker is stirring VP talkquotations to fill a high school yearbook. In 38 minutes he cites King and Ken
'A fire in my belly' - Why Cory Booker is stirring VP talk
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
quotations to fill a high school yearbook. In 38 minutes he cites King and Kennedy and Lincoln and Langston Hughes and Frederick Douglass and Stokely Carmichael and the Declaration of Independence. His voice rises as he casts this election as... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Mayor Warren announces Cool Sweep programparking lot, 279 W. Ridge Rd. •Baden Park gateway, Vienna Street Spray Parks
Mayor Warren announces Cool Sweep program
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 4 days ago
parking lot, 279 W. Ridge Rd. •Baden Park gateway, Vienna Street Spray Parks (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.): •Carter Street R-Center, 500 Carter St. •Edgerton R-Center, 41 Backus St. •Humboldt R-Center, 1045 Atlantic Ave. •David F. Gantt R-Center,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 23fundamentals of modern computers, is born in London, England. During World War
June 23
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 days ago
fundamentals of modern computers, is born in London, England. During World War II, Turing worked for Britain's codebreaking center, devising a number of techniques for breaking German ciphers. He also developed the ACE, among the first designs for a... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Bloomin' on the Rock ready to ... rockthe footsteps of two enslaved girls from 1858. Jurgensen is raising money for
Bloomin' on the Rock ready to ... rock
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 days ago
the footsteps of two enslaved girls from 1858. Jurgensen is raising money for awareness of modern-day slavery and for the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives. Find Walk Forever Free on Facebook for more information. At 6 p.m., a Tuscan garden... Read more
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NBC News
Breyer, Roberts, Ginsburg Are Richest Supreme Court Justicesas $25 million. Among his top assets? A rental property in New York City and se
Breyer, Roberts, Ginsburg Are Richest Supreme Court Justices
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
as $25 million. Among his top assets? A rental property in New York City and several mutual funds. Click here to read the Center for Public Integrity's version of this story. Assets on the forms, which are filed annually, are reported in broad... Read more
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The Washington Times
Anacostia, D.C. poverty snapshotsand a glass of milk. While a Giant supermarket plopped into the food desert, m
Anacostia, D.C. poverty snapshots
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
and a glass of milk. While a Giant supermarket plopped into the food desert, much hope is penned to the Skyland Shopping Center in Southeast, where a Safeway and other retail opportunities are supposed to offer a deep infusion for employment... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Standing Firm for Reform at the American Psychological AssociationNo-Torture-No-Collaboration by Roy Eidelson Abolitionist and preacher Frederic
Standing Firm for Reform at the American Psychological Association
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
No-Torture-No-Collaboration by Roy Eidelson Abolitionist and preacher Frederick Douglass once warned, "Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never has and it never will." Feminist and civil rights activist Audre Lorde similarly advised, "The... Read more
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Raw Story
How will we remember black women on the anniversary of the Charleston shooting?of racial violence in U.S. history, the image most often invoked is that of the
How will we remember black women on the anniversary of the Charleston shooting?
Raw Story / Posted 13 days ago
of racial violence in U.S. history, the image most often invoked is that of the black male, from the slave narrative of Frederick Douglass, to images of lynching, to martyred civil rights era leaders like Medgar Evers and Martin Luther King Jr.,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Five takeaways from Darrell Steinberg’s big win in mayoral raceArea Economic Council, the face of business development in the capital region.
Five takeaways from Darrell Steinberg’s big win in mayoral race
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
Area Economic Council, the face of business development in the capital region. “We can’t just stop and applaud the Golden 1 Center. We can’t rely on the old economic models anymore and depend on government jobs.” Though Steinberg was hit by... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Monument Mountain Awards & ScholarshipsVictoria Ryan, Anna Snyder, Carly Shafiroff. Hilda Freilick Reiskin Scholarshi
Monument Mountain Awards & Scholarships
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 24 days ago
Victoria Ryan, Anna Snyder, Carly Shafiroff. Hilda Freilick Reiskin Scholarship: Michael Buffoni. Renaissance Arts Center Scholarship: Hannah Handel. Richmond Scholarships: Anita Chapman Scholarship/In Honor of Stanley Iwanowitz: William... Read more
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Philly.com
Controversial lecturer canned as commencement speaker for MLK Highwho was abruptly uninvited earlier this week. Umar Johnson, a self-described p
Controversial lecturer canned as commencement speaker for MLK High
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
who was abruptly uninvited earlier this week. Umar Johnson, a self-described pan-Africanist and descendent of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who rails on the internet that standardized tests are used by racists to keep blacks out of college,... Read more

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