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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 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 11 days 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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Baltimore Sun
Earl J. Brown, retired federal marshal, diesBrown, a homemaker. He was known by his nickname "Plump" and attended the old
Earl J. Brown, retired federal marshal, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Brown, a homemaker. He was known by his nickname "Plump" and attended the old St. Pius V School. He was a 1952 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School. Family members said he was a good student in biology and chemistry and aspired to become a... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass professor named 2016 Guggenheim Fellowto is a truly marvelous, miraculous event for me.” His current book project fo
UMass professor named 2016 Guggenheim Fellow
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 14 days ago
to is a truly marvelous, miraculous event for me.” His current book project focuses on the political philosophy of Frederick Douglass, whom he has written about previously. In his first book, “By the Sweat of the Brow: Literature and Labor... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Bruce Museum Presents Exhibit Of Race, Visual ConversationsWomen of Color Quilters Network, the exhibition reveals the stories of freedom’
Bruce Museum Presents Exhibit Of Race, Visual Conversations
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 15 days ago
Women of Color Quilters Network, the exhibition reveals the stories of freedom’s heroes, ranging from Phillis Wheatley to Frederick Douglass to the Tuskegee Airmen. Story quilting expands on traditional textile-arts techniques to record, in... Read more
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NBC News
The Best Place to Start a Business Might Not Be Where You ThinkLaboratories and several medical schools, placed second. Brighton, an upstate N
The Best Place to Start a Business Might Not Be Where You Think
NBC News / Posted 15 days ago
Laboratories and several medical schools, placed second. Brighton, an upstate New York brick-making city and hometown of Frederick Douglass, came third. Tech-heavy Mountain View in California — where Google, Symantec, LinkedIn, and Samsung all... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Ken Morrisbeach home on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay. At the top of the stairs was a larger-
Ken Morris
Boise Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
beach home on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay. At the top of the stairs was a larger-than-life portrait of an impeccably dressed Frederick Douglass. "I would try to sneak pass the portrait but I imagined this deep baritone voice bellowing, 'You will do... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Lunch counter memories at Kresge's department store in BrocktonBrockton Historical Society. “It was one of the big anchor stores downtown.” Th
Lunch counter memories at Kresge's department store in Brockton
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 25 days ago
Brockton Historical Society. “It was one of the big anchor stores downtown.” The building, at the corner of Main Street and Frederick Douglass Avenue, was built in 1945, Benson said, with the Brockton affiliate of the S. S. Kresge Company arriving... Read more
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Business Wire
CIEE and Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions Announce $100,000 Scholarship to Expand Global Education for Students of Color2017); Cape Town, South Africa (summer 2018); and Seoul, South Korea (summer 20
CIEE and Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions Announce $100,000 Scholarship to Expand Global Education for Students of Color
Business Wire / Posted 27 days ago
2017); Cape Town, South Africa (summer 2018); and Seoul, South Korea (summer 2019). The scholarship is being named the Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship in honor of Frederick Douglass – the African-American social reformer, abolitionist,... Read more
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Baltimore Orioles
Orioles homestand highlighted by Kids' Opening Day on Sunday, April 10include Academy for College and Career Exploration, Boys' Latin School of Maryl
Orioles homestand highlighted by Kids' Opening Day on Sunday, April 10
Baltimore Orioles / Posted 28 days ago
include Academy for College and Career Exploration, Boys' Latin School of Maryland, Edmondson-Westside High School, Frederick Douglass, The Gilman School, and Mount Saint Joseph High School. ORIOLES MILITARY APPRECIATION PROGRAM As part of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Peace march among events to mark anniversary of Freddie Gray's death and unrestthe narrative. Let's change the generation." Bryant said the Sunday march woul
Peace march among events to mark anniversary of Freddie Gray's death and unrest
Baltimore Sun / Posted 28 days ago
the narrative. Let's change the generation." Bryant said the Sunday march would begin at 2 p.m. at Mondawmin Mall near Frederick Douglass High School, where clashes between police and mostly-young protesters spiraled out of control on April 27... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Black history artifactsthe Kinsey Collection," a traveling exhibition opening Friday and showing throu
Black history artifacts
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted a month ago
the Kinsey Collection," a traveling exhibition opening Friday and showing through July 2 at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in Little Rock. During the show's journey across the United States, it has been viewed by about 6 million. Now, Khalil... Read more

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