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Baltimore Sun
B&P tunnel relocation project meets strong opposition from city residentsofficials to scrap a plan that would re-route a train tunnel beneath their home
B&P tunnel relocation project meets strong opposition from city residents
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
officials to scrap a plan that would re-route a train tunnel beneath their homes, businesses and neighborhood centers. "I strongly oppose the tunnel project," said Lauren Haney Provost, president of the board of directors of the St.... Read more
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examiner.com
Year Up heard a cry for help and is helping urban youth who need it mostto give young people the opportunity to better their lives with wages that are
Year Up heard a cry for help and is helping urban youth who need it most
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
to give young people the opportunity to better their lives with wages that are high enough to prevent a life of poverty. Frederick Douglass, born in Maryland, gave a speech nearly 200 years ago to address the problem of millions of African... Read more
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The Rocket
SRU honors Black History Month with an opening ceremonyhe spoke at the opening ceremony for the kick-off to Black History Month in the
SRU honors Black History Month with an opening ceremony
The Rocket / Posted 7 days ago
he spoke at the opening ceremony for the kick-off to Black History Month in the theater at the Robert M. Smith Student Center. Director of the Office of Multicultural and Development, Corinne Gibson, began the opening ceremony by leading the... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
Seligman responds to race reportYik Yak and Douglass Leadership House (DLH) were addressed in drastically diffe
Seligman responds to race report
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 8 days ago
Yik Yak and Douglass Leadership House (DLH) were addressed in drastically different ways by University President Joel Seligman on Wednesday, as he issued an official response to his Commission on Race and Diversity’s Interim Report, released the same... Read more
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Kewanee Star Courier
Black History Month program set Feb. 21Community Black History Extravaganza will be held on Sunday afternoon, February
Black History Month program set Feb. 21
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted 8 days ago
Community Black History Extravaganza will be held on Sunday afternoon, February 21, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Boss Community Center, 221 W. 1st St.Federal, state and local dignitaries, school administrators and residents from the city and surrounding... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Lisa Gardner At Mohegan; 'Audacity of Hoop' Author At UConnBlight, a Yale professor and award-winning author, will give a free talk about
Lisa Gardner At Mohegan; 'Audacity of Hoop' Author At UConn
Hartford Courant / Posted 8 days ago
Blight, a Yale professor and award-winning author, will give a free talk about 19th century abolitionist, author and orator Frederick Douglass on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 6 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. At age 20,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Frank talk of current events guide black history event at Naperville Norththe Emancipation Proclamation to the present will be brought to the stage at 7
Frank talk of current events guide black history event at Naperville North
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
the Emancipation Proclamation to the present will be brought to the stage at 7 p.m. Friday in the school's performing arts center at 899 Mill St. by students, faculty members and parents performing in the second annual theatrical production. The... Read more
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NBC Washington
8 Things to Do in Black History MonthVanguard of the Revolution" (Feb. 23). Visit the library's website for showtime
8 Things to Do in Black History Month
NBC Washington / Posted 10 days ago
Vanguard of the Revolution" (Feb. 23). Visit the library's website for showtimes and other information. 3. Celebrate Frederick Douglass' Birthday at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site and around Anacostia: Feb. 12 from 1:30 to 10... Read more
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International Business Times
Black History Month 2016 kicks off in US chosen to celebrate National History Week as it coincided with the birthdays of
Black History Month 2016 kicks off in US
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
chosen to celebrate National History Week as it coincided with the birthdays of the 16th US president Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, a prominent American writer, social reformer and abolitionist. 2. In 1976, the Negro History Week was... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
High school boys and girls basketball scores, boxscores for Jan. 22, 2016West 67, Axtell 48 Free State 61, Junction City 53 Lawrence Veritas 73, River
High school boys and girls basketball scores, boxscores for Jan. 22, 2016
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
West 67, Axtell 48 Free State 61, Junction City 53 Lawrence Veritas 73, Riverside 63 Republic County 43, Clay Center 38 Salina Central 60, Concordia 43 Tonganoxie 49, Holton 45, OT Troy 47, Washington County 44 Wellsville 60,... Read more
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Key West Citizen
City torevisitrepairs to Old Band Roomwhich he says exist in this case to warrant an exemption from the competitive b
City torevisitrepairs to Old Band Room
Key West Citizen / Posted 25 days ago
which he says exist in this case to warrant an exemption from the competitive bid process. At issue is the Roosevelt Sands Center, a clinic run by the State Health Department’s Monroe County office and located next-door to the Frederick Douglass... Read more
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DNA Info
What It's Like to Be a Black Civil War Re-Enactorpeople to their pasts. As executive director at the Urban Divers Estuary Conse
What It's Like to Be a Black Civil War Re-Enactor
DNA Info / Posted 28 days ago
people to their pasts. As executive director at the Urban Divers Estuary Conservancy, which once operated an ecology center on the Harlem River, Balan took on the mission of getting minority Bronx residents interested in the... Read more
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Daily Press
Parade on Sunday honors Martin Luther King Jr.at the New Beech Grove Baptist Church (326 Tabbs Lane) and makes its way throug
Parade on Sunday honors Martin Luther King Jr.
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
at the New Beech Grove Baptist Church (326 Tabbs Lane) and makes its way through the streets to the Sherwood Plaza Shopping Center (13177 Warwick Blvd.). The parade will feature marching bands and drum corps from around Hampton Roads. Shannon said... Read more
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DNA Info
8 Ways to Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the CityPeace Prize acceptance speech — begins at the school's future home, and the rou
8 Ways to Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the City
DNA Info / Posted 28 days ago
Peace Prize acceptance speech — begins at the school's future home, and the route includes stops at Central Park West, Frederick Douglass Circle, Ali Forney Center, the Harriet Tubman Statue as well as the Islamic Cultural Center. The walk is... Read more
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Women's eNews
Teens Are Starting to Study, Talk About Sex Trafficking"I was horrified when I found out otherwise." Spencer gave the lesson as part
Teens Are Starting to Study, Talk About Sex Trafficking
Women's eNews / Posted 29 days ago
"I was horrified when I found out otherwise." Spencer gave the lesson as part of a high school curriculum created by the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives, a nonprofit anti-trafficking and abolitionist organization based in Atlanta. Its... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
High school boys and girls basketball scores and boxes for Jan. 12, 2016Onaga 40 Wamego 72, Jefferson West 52 Wellsville 57, Santa Fe Trail 47 Andov
High school boys and girls basketball scores and boxes for Jan. 12, 2016
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
Onaga 40 Wamego 72, Jefferson West 52 Wellsville 57, Santa Fe Trail 47 Andover Central 57, Derby 56 Andover 66, Valley Center 59, OT Attica 59, Central Christian 54 Augusta 57, Rose Hill 44 Basehor 57, Lansing 42 Beloit 60, Chapman... Read more
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Key West Citizen
'A city emergency'About the only thing still gleaming at 727 Fort St. in Bahama Village are the l
'A city emergency'
Key West Citizen / Posted 30 days ago
About the only thing still gleaming at 727 Fort St. in Bahama Village are the letters affixed to the building: “Frederick Douglass Skills Center at the Old Douglass Band Room” is spelled out in black capitals on the outside. Inside, the closed-off... Read more
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DNA Info
City Graduation Rates Reach Record High as Critics Warn of Lower StandardsA classroom at the Frederick Douglass Academy II in Morningside Heights. View F
City Graduation Rates Reach Record High as Critics Warn of Lower Standards
DNA Info / Posted a month ago
A classroom at the Frederick Douglass Academy II in Morningside Heights. View Full Caption MANHATTAN — An estimated 70.5 percent of the Class of 2015 graduated in four years — a record high for the city, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Jennifer Lopez gets down and dirty for 'Shades of Blue' (and the dog poop is fake)Amid all the hustle and bustle on the corner of 150th Street and Frederick Doug
Jennifer Lopez gets down and dirty for 'Shades of Blue' (and the dog poop is fake)
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
Amid all the hustle and bustle on the corner of 150th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem, hardly anyone notices the woman checking her reflection in a car window. Only when the paparazzi arrive do passersby begin to realize that... Read more

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