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Baltimore Sun
Marian B. Jones, former Rouse Co. executive, diesJones was born at home at 1826 Eagle St. in Southwest Baltimore and raised on S
Marian B. Jones, former Rouse Co. executive, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
Jones was born at home at 1826 Eagle St. in Southwest Baltimore and raised on Stricker Street. She was a 1962 graduate of Frederick W. Douglass High School and attended Antioch College for several years. In 1966, Ms. Jones joined the Rouse Co. as... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Golden Artist Colors, Global Mural Conference offer scholarshipRed Tape.” Timothy Madigan, associate professor of philosophy at St. John Fish
Golden Artist Colors, Global Mural Conference offer scholarship
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 16 hours ago
Red Tape.” Timothy Madigan, associate professor of philosophy at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, who will share how Frederick Douglass became a figure of peace through the murals of Danny Devenny. Erich Lehman, co-curator and lead organizer... Read more
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Crosscut
Could families get real help when they need it most?scarcely addressed. That stealth issue is paid family leave. Locally, at leas
Could families get real help when they need it most?
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
scarcely addressed. That stealth issue is paid family leave. Locally, at least, the issue is moving closer to front and center. Paid family leave (or PFL for short) was the topic of a five-hour symposium held last Thursday at the University of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Stop glorifying Confederacy — change name of Lee High SchoolThe City assumed operation in 1871. After a move to what is now Martin Luther K
Stop glorifying Confederacy — change name of Lee High School
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
The City assumed operation in 1871. After a move to what is now Martin Luther King Drive, the Rincon School is now the Frederick Douglass School. So: Civil War era-San Antonio opposed secession and supported the right of black children to... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Underground Railroad’s Troubling Alluresites around the country. The first national museum dedicated to the subject, t
The Underground Railroad’s Troubling Allure
The New Yorker / Posted 10 days ago
sites around the country. The first national museum dedicated to the subject, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, opened in Cincinnati in 2004, and next March the Park Service will inaugurate its first Railroad-related national... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
A women’s rights tour: Looping around the Finger Lakes for trip down feminist history laneof the movement. Be sure to make time for complementary side trips to wineries
A women’s rights tour: Looping around the Finger Lakes for trip down feminist history lane
Altoona Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
of the movement. Be sure to make time for complementary side trips to wineries, gardens, quaint downtowns and a cultural center devoted to Native Americans whose model of equality inspired the early feminist movement. "Nothing compares to being... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Property TransfersWarrington Farms to Kyle and Tami Bardo, home and 90 acres on U.S. Route 62; $3
Property Transfers
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 19 days ago
Warrington Farms to Kyle and Tami Bardo, home and 90 acres on U.S. Route 62; $360,000. Center Township Zachary and Shanna White to Jasin and Angela Gamble, home and 1.5 acre on Freeman Road; $140,600. Rodger and Carla Douglass to Deborah and John... Read more
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Salon.com
Black Lives Matter activists launch Abolition Square encampment, demanding reparations, end to Broken Windows policingtheir lives. The protest orientation guide noted that Broken Windows is remini
Black Lives Matter activists launch Abolition Square encampment, demanding reparations, end to Broken Windows policing
Salon.com / Posted 20 days ago
their lives. The protest orientation guide noted that Broken Windows is reminiscent of a strategy described by Frederick Douglass in 1845, who said a slaveowner’s “plan was to whip for the smallest offenses, to prevent the commission of... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Opera singer Soloman Howard to be honored for voting rightsAward" for raising awareness of threats to voting rights through his performanc
Opera singer Soloman Howard to be honored for voting rights
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 21 days ago
Award" for raising awareness of threats to voting rights through his performance in the opera Appomattox at the Kennedy Center last year. Composer Philip Glass and playwright Christopher Hampton first wrote Appomattox in 2005 but rewrote it... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Opera singer Soloman Howard to be honored for voting rightsAward" for raising awareness of threats to voting rights through his performanc
Opera singer Soloman Howard to be honored for voting rights
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 21 days ago
Award" for raising awareness of threats to voting rights through his performance in the opera Appomattox at the Kennedy Center last year. Composer Philip Glass and playwright Christopher Hampton first wrote Appomattox in 2005 but rewrote it... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Barbra Streisand, still gunning for 'Gypsy,' samples some Stephen Sondheim at Staples Centergoofy out of context) or any other number that might smack of an audition to Ho
Barbra Streisand, still gunning for 'Gypsy,' samples some Stephen Sondheim at Staples Center
Los Angeles Times / Posted 21 days ago
goofy out of context) or any other number that might smack of an audition to Hollywood dealmakers. But at her Staples Center concert on Tuesday, she did perform a trio of Stephen Sondheim songs that made you wish she might still find a way to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Vivien L. F. Burnett, social worker, educator, diesformer Pullman Co. porter who was later maitre d'hotel at the Green Spring Vall
Vivien L. F. Burnett, social worker, educator, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 26 days ago
former Pullman Co. porter who was later maitre d'hotel at the Green Spring Valley Hunt Club. After graduating in 1942 from Frederick Douglass High School, she earned a bachelor's degree in economics and sociology with a minor in elementary... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Margaret P. Armstrong, longtime city educator, diesher lifetime with children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and youngsters t
Margaret P. Armstrong, longtime city educator, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 26 days ago
her lifetime with children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and youngsters throughout Baltimore. After graduating from Frederick Douglass High School, she earned a bachelor's degree in education in 1935 from what is now Coppin State... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A conservative take on Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass, the one-time slave who became a great orator, writer, publi
A conservative take on Frederick Douglass
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
Frederick Douglass, the one-time slave who became a great orator, writer, publisher and social reformer, was a fervent believer in the Constitution of the United States. "Its language is 'we the people' " he told an audience in Scotland in 1860, part... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Expensive Shit-Bombing Politics 3Du Bois’ painful struggles and death…nought! Abdias do Nascimento painful stru
Expensive Shit-Bombing Politics 3
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 28 days ago
Du Bois’ painful struggles and death…nought! Abdias do Nascimento painful struggles and death…nought! Frederick Douglass’ painful struggles and death…nought! Kwame Toure’s painful struggles and death…nought! Toussaint... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Yale Gags Rehired Cafeteria Workerwho stood in support of Menafee over the past two weeks. “It goes against the
Yale Gags Rehired Cafeteria Worker
New Haven Independent / Posted 29 days ago
who stood in support of Menafee over the past two weeks. “It goes against the First Amendment,” Kica Matos of the Center for Community Change said. “Yale needs to understand they might have imposed restrictions on Menafee, but they cannot... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Former Coppin track star survives shooting, excels againhis body. For those who saw Dunn eating and breathing with the help of medical
Former Coppin track star survives shooting, excels again
Baltimore Sun / Posted a month ago
his body. For those who saw Dunn eating and breathing with the help of medical equipment at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, it was hard to imagine that he would ever compete again. "Our concern that night was, 'Is this young man going to... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
More African-Americans favoring owning guns, but racial inequity alleged on exercise of rightsmany African-Americans now see gun ownership as an important civil-rights cause
More African-Americans favoring owning guns, but racial inequity alleged on exercise of rights
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
many African-Americans now see gun ownership as an important civil-rights cause, in the spirit of abolitionist Frederick Douglass’ comment in 1867 that a man’s rights lay in three boxes: “the ballot box, the jury box and the cartridge... Read more

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