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The Columbian
Mathew Ramsey releases ‘PornBurger: Hot Buns and Juicy Beefcakes’plate. Guests were ushered onto a boat, where an ECC volunteer gave them a clo
Mathew Ramsey releases ‘PornBurger: Hot Buns and Juicy Beefcakes’
The Columbian / Posted 7 hours ago
plate. Guests were ushered onto a boat, where an ECC volunteer gave them a closer look at osprey nests on a pylon of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge. When they returned to shore, Ramsey opened with what he called a ham and cheese sandwich:... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Secrets of Lewiston’s Freedom Crossing monument come to lighthad been in Lewiston, “It makes sense that she would have been here because we
Secrets of Lewiston’s Freedom Crossing monument come to light
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
had been in Lewiston, “It makes sense that she would have been here because we do think she was in St. Catharines. We know Frederick Douglass sent people (slaves) to Lewiston, so he must have known Josiah Tryon. We know that Douglass knew Tubman.... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
North Shore church unfurls 'Black Lives Matter' banner on SundayFilmore Street for a ceremony, which included 14 members reading short quotatio
North Shore church unfurls 'Black Lives Matter' banner on Sunday
Staten Island Advance / Posted 2 days ago
Filmore Street for a ceremony, which included 14 members reading short quotations from 14 notables, including Abolitionists Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman, Rose Parks, Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Beyoncé. "The Unitarian... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lewiston’s Freedom Crossing monument pays tribute to Underground Railroad membershad been in Lewiston, “It makes sense that she would have been here because we
Lewiston’s Freedom Crossing monument pays tribute to Underground Railroad members
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
had been in Lewiston, “It makes sense that she would have been here because we do think she was in St. Catharines. We know Frederick Douglass sent people (slaves) to Lewiston, so he must have known Josiah Tryon. We know that Douglass knew Tubman.... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
As Confederate symbols come down, 'Talbot Boys' enduresThe current debate has revived the bitter feelings from a decade ago, when the
As Confederate symbols come down, 'Talbot Boys' endures
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
The current debate has revived the bitter feelings from a decade ago, when the county considered placing a statue of Frederick Douglass across the lawn from the statue. The abolitionist is Talbot County's most famous native son. But veterans... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County real estate transactionsCourt, Minako Matsui; Sei-Ichi Matsui to Sandy Sallaj; Tahsin Sallaj, $195,000.
Erie County real estate transactions
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
Court, Minako Matsui; Sei-Ichi Matsui to Sandy Sallaj; Tahsin Sallaj, $195,000. • 399 Greengage Circle, Edwin H. Douglass; Ruth H. Rysz-Douglass to Jeffrey W. Albiez; Amanda Ribbeck, $190,000. • 17 MacArthur Drive, James M. Weber Jr. to... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
Parting thoughts from our University leadershas been a memorable year, with highlights including new initiatives such as th
Parting thoughts from our University leaders
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 10 days ago
has been a memorable year, with highlights including new initiatives such as the School of Arts and Sciences Humanities Center and Institute for Performing Arts, the Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center, progress on the renovation of the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hiram F. Ammons, longtime Baltimore artist, diesand Hilda Butler Ammons Brown, high school educators, Hiram Francis Ammons was
Hiram F. Ammons, longtime Baltimore artist, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
and Hilda Butler Ammons Brown, high school educators, Hiram Francis Ammons was born in Baltimore and graduated in 1948 from Frederick Douglass High School. He entered the Philadelphia Institute of Fine Art and studied for a year before entering the... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Geva Theatre Center to host Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass readings Posted May. 10, 2016 at 4:28 PM Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd., Roch
Geva Theatre Center to host Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass readings
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 14 days ago
Posted May. 10, 2016 at 4:28 PM Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd., Rochester, will host a reading of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass speeches to celebrate... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Write back to the start: Nashville songwriter about No. 1 hits, Jim Thorpe and the inaugural Oklahoma Songwriter’s Festivalwhat it's like to make it as a songwriter. Q: You're fresh from writing a thea
Write back to the start: Nashville songwriter about No. 1 hits, Jim Thorpe and the inaugural Oklahoma Songwriter’s Festival
The Oklahoman / Posted 25 days ago
what it's like to make it as a songwriter. Q: You're fresh from writing a theatrical production based on an adaptation of Frederick Douglass' first autobiography, "Narrative of the Life of an American Slave." I understand you've also tackled a... Read more
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OJornal News
In your communityCape Verdean-American author Jarita Davis to hold book reading at UMass Dartmou
In your community
OJornal News / Posted 25 days ago
Cape Verdean-American author Jarita Davis to hold book reading at UMass Dartmouth DARTMOUTH — The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth along with Tagus Press will host Tuesday, May 3 a reading and... Read more
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Daily Record
NJAC results from Thursday's Penn Relays events15. Tappan Zee (Orangeburg, N.Y.) 4:26.96. Event 123: Girls 4x400 1. South Co
NJAC results from Thursday's Penn Relays events
Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
15. Tappan Zee (Orangeburg, N.Y.) 4:26.96. Event 123: Girls 4x400 1. South County (Lorton, Va.) 4:01.08; 2. Tuscarora (Frederick, Md.) 4:02.63; 3. Mount St. Mary (Watchung, N.J.) 4:07.32; 4. Bethlehem Central (Delmar, N.Y.) 4:07.98; 5. Shore... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
One year later, a look both backward and forward from the riotOne year ago, the voices of Frederick Douglass High School students were barely
One year later, a look both backward and forward from the riot
Baltimore Sun / Posted 27 days ago
One year ago, the voices of Frederick Douglass High School students were barely heard as they were depicted as the spark that ignited the riot after the funeral of Freddie Gray. One year ago and across town, the Mary Harvin Senior Center under... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Franklin C. Kennedy, doo-wop singer, dieswas also an acclaimed singer with the 1960s group Frankie and the Spindles, die
Franklin C. Kennedy, doo-wop singer, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 27 days ago
was also an acclaimed singer with the 1960s group Frankie and the Spindles, died of an infection April 20 at Mercy Medical Center. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 67. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Thomas Kennedy and Mary Ann... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Events planned Wednesday to recognize anniversary of Baltimore unresta series of commemorative events are planned for Wednesday, the anniversary of
Events planned Wednesday to recognize anniversary of Baltimore unrest
Baltimore Sun / Posted 27 days ago
a series of commemorative events are planned for Wednesday, the anniversary of the Baltimore unrest. •The orange shirts of Frederick Douglass High School students were obvious in footage of the unrest. Teenagers at the Mondawmin school are holding... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
One year later: Looking back at the Baltimore riotscalled for peace as the investigation into Gray's death continued. Then, as sc
One year later: Looking back at the Baltimore riots
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 27 days ago
called for peace as the investigation into Gray's death continued. Then, as schools dismissed for the day, students from Frederick Douglass High School flocked to Mondawmin Mall as rumors of a "purge" spread across social media. The term came... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
A year later, what we know — and don't know — about the Mondawmin bus shutdownan "unexpectedly high volume of students" on buses bound for Mondawmin. At 2:3
A year later, what we know — and don't know — about the Mondawmin bus shutdown
Baltimore Sun / Posted a month ago
an "unexpectedly high volume of students" on buses bound for Mondawmin. At 2:33 p.m., students "begin to self-dismiss from Frederick Douglass High School." At 2:45 p.m., a schools police officer "notifies his communications center that 'they're... Read more

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