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Elmira Star-Gazette
SAGGING HISTORY: Church seeks money for glass repairspeople was a sin, according to church documents, a radical idea almost 15 years
SAGGING HISTORY: Church seeks money for glass repairs
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
people was a sin, according to church documents, a radical idea almost 15 years before the Civil War. Mark Twain (left of center with a light-colored coat) poses with the Park Church League of Organists in front of the church in an undated photo.... Read more
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Philly.com
New museum on National Mall tells sweeping story of black experience - with a Philly twiststory. But that story has innumerable strands, and one thing should be clear to
New museum on National Mall tells sweeping story of black experience - with a Philly twist
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
story. But that story has innumerable strands, and one thing should be clear to anyone visiting: Philadelphia is a key center for African American history, culture, and collecting, often in unexpected ways. A church pew from Richard Allen's... Read more
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Breitbart
No, the Constitution Is Not Racist, Sexist, or Outdatedpropagated in America’s classrooms and on its college campuses. The director o
No, the Constitution Is Not Racist, Sexist, or Outdated
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
propagated in America’s classrooms and on its college campuses. The director of the Heritage Foundation’s B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics, Azerrad observes, “Many of the myths have just permeated the culture to a point where... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Brewster Douglass redevelopment to target all incomesDetroit's former Brewster-Douglass public housing site could someday be home to
Brewster Douglass redevelopment to target all incomes
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
Detroit's former Brewster-Douglass public housing site could someday be home to one of the most income-diverse neighborhoods in the city. Newly released redevelopment plans for the vacant 22-acre land along I-75 near downtown call for building 850... Read more
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TribLIVE
King artifacts to be absent from new African-American museumdemanded that Andrew Young, another King confidant and former mayor of Atlanta,
King artifacts to be absent from new African-American museum
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
demanded that Andrew Young, another King confidant and former mayor of Atlanta, be removed from the board of the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change after his foundation used material featuring King in a documentary. The case was... Read more
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NBC Washington
SmarTrip Cards Commemorate African American Museumexterior is meant to celebrate ironwork crafted by slaves in places like Louisi
SmarTrip Cards Commemorate African American Museum
NBC Washington / Posted 17 days ago
exterior is meant to celebrate ironwork crafted by slaves in places like Louisiana and South Carolina. The fourth features Frederick Douglass, leader in the anti-slavery movement. Tubman's card is a replica of an albumen print of her likeness that... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Hollywood movie makers take over Brockton church, Main Streetto film in Brockton for the second day in a row, moving down Main Street to a d
Hollywood movie makers take over Brockton church, Main Street
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 18 days ago
to film in Brockton for the second day in a row, moving down Main Street to a different movie set constructed in the center of the city, and doing more work inside a downtown church. BROCKTON – Kathryn Bigelow and company continued to film... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Downtown Brockton church used for indoor scenes in Detroit movieto film in Brockton for the second day in a row, moving down Main Street to a d
Downtown Brockton church used for indoor scenes in Detroit movie
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 18 days ago
to film in Brockton for the second day in a row, moving down Main Street to a different movie set constructed in the center of the city, and doing more work inside a downtown church. BROCKTON – Kathryn Bigelow and company continued to film... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Lights, camera, Brockton! City ready to riot, Hollywood stylethe racial tensions that fueled the historic riots, the movie company has focus
Lights, camera, Brockton! City ready to riot, Hollywood style
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 19 days ago
the racial tensions that fueled the historic riots, the movie company has focused its set construction efforts on Frederick Douglass Avenue, named after the American slave-turned-abolitionist and social reformer. City-owned properties on... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Lights, camera, Brockton! Hollywood is here and the riots are comingthe racial tensions that fueled the historic riots, the movie company has focus
Lights, camera, Brockton! Hollywood is here and the riots are coming
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
the racial tensions that fueled the historic riots, the movie company has focused its set construction efforts on Frederick Douglass Avenue, named after the American slave-turned-abolitionist and social reformer. City-owned properties on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vashna Jagarnath Responds to Rebecca Davis On White Feminismoff, not just in the United States, but also in England. Despite prominent Afri
Vashna Jagarnath Responds to Rebecca Davis On White Feminism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
off, not just in the United States, but also in England. Despite prominent African Americans, like Sojourner Truth and Frederick Douglass, playing leading roles in the suffrage movement, many white women did not extend the same solidarity to... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Lights, camera, action in Brockton for Detroit riots moviethe racial tensions that fueled the historic riots, the movie company has focus
Lights, camera, action in Brockton for Detroit riots movie
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
the racial tensions that fueled the historic riots, the movie company has focused its set construction efforts on Frederick Douglass Avenue, named after the famous American slave-turned-abolitionist and social reformer. City-owned... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Arundel's 'Ranger Vince' back on familiar turf for Defenders Dayfive parks east of the Anacostia River. The areas he manages are Anacostia Par
Arundel's 'Ranger Vince' back on familiar turf for Defenders Day
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 days ago
five parks east of the Anacostia River. The areas he manages are Anacostia Park, Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens, the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site and the Carter G.... Read more
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The Atlantic
Who Reads a 'Crack Rock Memoir'?fighting back. I wish I had died too. Bip raised Watkins from the age of 12, k
Who Reads a 'Crack Rock Memoir'?
The Atlantic / Posted 23 days ago
fighting back. I wish I had died too. Bip raised Watkins from the age of 12, keeping him on the straight and narrow with Frederick Douglass quotes and bling for good grades, while Bip hustled home-cooked crack cocaine. After the murder, Watkins... Read more
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Raw Story
We don’t have to guess what a real conversation about racism in the US would entailand faith communities.” Police-Community Roundtables at the University of Virgi
We don’t have to guess what a real conversation about racism in the US would entail
Raw Story / Posted 25 days ago
and faith communities.” Police-Community Roundtables at the University of Virginia, a Black History Museum and Cultural Center, and the municipal Office of Community Wealth Building were ongoing products of Richmond’s racial trust-building... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Prep Kickoff 2016: State notesstarters back around him, including three linemen led by hulking senior Logan B
Prep Kickoff 2016: State notes
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
starters back around him, including three linemen led by hulking senior Logan Butler (6-5, 315) and second-team all-league center Dylan Cook. Only four starters return on defense. LaDrew Murrell replaces Lucas Aslin as coach at BONNER SPRINGS (Kaw... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Famed painting of Frederick Douglass missing from Fiskinformation regarding this portrait as we continue our research that could be h
Famed painting of Frederick Douglass missing from Fisk
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 28 days ago
information regarding this portrait as we continue our research that could be helpful in identifying the whereabouts of the Frederick Douglass painting," Interim President Frank Sims said in a statement. "The university continues to work closely... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Famed painting of Frederick Douglass missing from FiskNASHVILLE — The towering portrait of noted abolitionist Frederick Douglass arri
Famed painting of Frederick Douglass missing from Fisk
Detroit Free Press / Posted 28 days ago
NASHVILLE — The towering portrait of noted abolitionist Frederick Douglass arrived at Fisk University to great fanfare. A gift from W.E.B. Du Bois, one of the university's most famous graduates, the near life-size painting was cause for unfettered... Read more
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USA Today
Famed painting of Frederick Douglass missing from FiskNASHVILLE — The towering portrait of noted abolitionist Frederick Douglass arri
Famed painting of Frederick Douglass missing from Fisk
USA Today / Posted 28 days ago
NASHVILLE — The towering portrait of noted abolitionist Frederick Douglass arrived at Fisk University to great fanfare. A gift from W.E.B. Du Bois, one of the university's most famous graduates, the near life-size painting was cause for unfettered... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Portrait of Frederick Douglass is missing from Fisk UBy Adam Tamburin, USA TODAY NETWORK — Tennessee NASHVILLE — The towering portr
Portrait of Frederick Douglass is missing from Fisk U
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 28 days ago
By Adam Tamburin, USA TODAY NETWORK — Tennessee NASHVILLE — The towering portrait of noted abolitionist Frederick Douglass arrived at Fisk University to great fanfare. A gift from W.E.B. Du Bois, one of the university's most famous graduates, the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Colin Kaepernick's righteous crusade on racebeing widely demonized for daring to "stand with the people that are being oppr
Colin Kaepernick's righteous crusade on race
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 28 days ago
being widely demonized for daring to "stand with the people that are being oppressed." His position has placed him at the center of a national debate about race, but also about the fundamental right of an individual to protest against an enduring... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Colin Kaepernick's righteous crusade on racebeing widely demonized for daring to "stand with the people that are being oppr
Colin Kaepernick's righteous crusade on race
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 28 days ago
being widely demonized for daring to "stand with the people that are being oppressed." His position has placed him at the center of a national debate about race, but also about the fundamental right of an individual to protest against an enduring... Read more
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York Daily Record
'I have a dream': Test your civil rights knowledgeDr. King, promised “the riches of freedom and the security of justice” to all A
'I have a dream': Test your civil rights knowledge
York Daily Record / Posted 30 days ago
Dr. King, promised “the riches of freedom and the security of justice” to all Americans. The quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University in Ohio, provides an opportunity for you to test your knowledge of the March on Washington,... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
Construction on campus breaks new groundThis summer, he noted, was much busier than usual. With the ongoing constructi
Construction on campus breaks new ground
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted a month ago
This summer, he noted, was much busier than usual. With the ongoing construction of Wegmans Hall, the renovation of the Frederick Douglass Building, and the installation of a campus swing set, among other projects, UR spent approximately three... Read more
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Daily Journal
QUIZ: Test your civil rights knowledgeto King, promised “the riches of freedom and the security of justice” to all Am
QUIZ: Test your civil rights knowledge
Daily Journal / Posted 1 months ago
to King, promised “the riches of freedom and the security of justice” to all Americans. The quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University in Ohio, provides an opportunity for you to test your knowledge of the March on Washington,... Read more
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