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examiner.com
National Museum of African American History: Black History Month eventsThe National Museum of African American History and Culture will celebrate Blac
National Museum of African American History: Black History Month events
examiner.com / Posted 8 hours ago
The National Museum of African American History and Culture will celebrate Black History Month with a series of free performances, lectures, family activities and exhibitions. Here's a look at what will take place this month. Feb. 11 at 7 p.m.: “The... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
Family members 'speechless' after body donor mix upEileen Kostaris, a Maryland resident, was shocked Thursday morning when she rec
Family members 'speechless' after body donor mix up
The GW Hatchet / Posted 11 hours ago
Eileen Kostaris, a Maryland resident, was shocked Thursday morning when she received a call from a faculty member at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences telling her she may not receive her grandmother’s remains. Her grandmother, who died last... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
The Word Hotep Deserves Better Than This Hip-Hop Wired’s D.L. Chandler previously posted this piece on his personal Me
The Word Hotep Deserves Better Than This
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 19 hours ago
Hip-Hop Wired’s D.L. Chandler previously posted this piece on his personal Mediumblog, which has seemingly sparked a varying amount of chatter across differing groups. D.L. wants to thank everyone for their... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Ivy Ball elegantly helps studentsThe word "sorority" generally conjures up images and memories of social activit
Ivy Ball elegantly helps students
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
The word "sorority" generally conjures up images and memories of social activities and sisterhood under the banner of Greek letters on a college campus. But for the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha, their commitment lasts well beyond graduation. "The... Read more
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TribLIVE
Newsmaker: Audrey Murrell | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Audrey Murrell was appointed director of the David
Newsmaker: Audrey Murrell
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Audrey Murrell was appointed director of the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership at the University of Pittsburgh. Noteworthy: Murrell was appointed director of the David Berg Center for... Read more
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ajc.com
AKA was always there for Griffin, especially when she needed itThis is an occasional AJC Sepia series that looks at black Greek letter organiz
AKA was always there for Griffin, especially when she needed it
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
This is an occasional AJC Sepia series that looks at black Greek letter organizations It is a 15-hour drive from Boston to Augusta, Ga. Enough time to give you a lot to think about. As a child growing up in Augusta, my superheroes and role models... Read more
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examiner.com
Year Up heard a cry for help and is helping urban youth who need it mostPresident John F. Kennedy gave America a non-profit organization that was not a
Year Up heard a cry for help and is helping urban youth who need it most
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
President John F. Kennedy gave America a non-profit organization that was not a scam, or a lie, or a con. He gave America a program that was not a get rich quick scheme or a way for people to stuff money in their pockets while claiming to help the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US election 2016Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture
US election 2016
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture Corrections & Clarifications Religion & Ethics The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog US Election 2016 Top story A feud erupts between the two Republican... Read more
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NJ.com
Donald Byrd tribute Saturday at Jersey City's Miller Branch LibraryIf you love good jazz, you won't want to miss the Tribute to Jazz Legend Donald
Donald Byrd tribute Saturday at Jersey City's Miller Branch Library
NJ.com / Posted 3 days ago
If you love good jazz, you won't want to miss the Tribute to Jazz Legend Donald Byrd Saturday at the Jersey City Library's Miller Branch Cultural Arts Auditorium, 489 Bergen Ave. Guest artists Onaje Allen Gumbs on piano; Keith Kilgo, the Balck Byrds... Read more
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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Track travels to Terrapin InvitationalOn Saturday, Jan. 30 the Hopkins men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams
Track travels to Terrapin Invitational
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 3 days ago
On Saturday, Jan. 30 the Hopkins men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams competed in the Terrapin Indoor Invitational. Hosted by the University of Maryland, the event drew mostly local D-I teams to Hyatsville, Md. “As a team, we love tough... Read more
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Black Press USA
Water Crisis in Flint Is Part of a National Water Crisis in America Roger Caldwell says that It is ridiculous when regulators stand up at a publi
Water Crisis in Flint Is Part of a National Water Crisis in America
Black Press USA / Posted 4 days ago
Roger Caldwell says that It is ridiculous when regulators stand up at a public meeting and tell residents their water is safe to drink, even though the color is brown with a bad... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
Crisp serves up affordable southern fareWhen the Uber first dropped my friend and me off at Crisp Kitchen and Bar, loca
Crisp serves up affordable southern fare
The GW Hatchet / Posted 4 days ago
When the Uber first dropped my friend and me off at Crisp Kitchen and Bar, located near Howard University, we couldn’t even find the restaurant. Crisp, which opened in late November, is located in a small, discrete townhouse at the corner of Rhode... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Arkansas and the 'black power' movementFifty years ago, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) worker Willie
Arkansas and the 'black power' movement
Arkansas Times / Posted 4 days ago
Fifty years ago, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) worker Willie Ricks coined the term "black power." At the time, Ricks was participating in a March Against Fear across Mississippi that had been initiated by James Meredith, the man... Read more
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Slate
Donald Trump Torpedoed Rand PaulWho's winning, who's losing, and why. The Kentucky senator’s ideas were no mat
Donald Trump Torpedoed Rand Paul
Slate / Posted 4 days ago
Who's winning, who's losing, and why. The Kentucky senator’s ideas were no match for the real estate mogul’s racism and anti-black memes. Sen. Rand Paul, once the “most interesting man in American politics,” has... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Attention students: College fair Saturday at McKee High SchoolSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The NAACP will host its annual Historically Black Colleg
Attention students: College fair Saturday at McKee High School
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The NAACP will host its annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Fair on Saturday, with hundreds of high school students and parents expected to attend. The event, which will include financial aid workshops for... Read more
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WA Today
Rand Paul suspends 2016 presidential campaignBowing out of the US presidential race ... Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has suspe
Rand Paul suspends 2016 presidential campaign
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
Bowing out of the US presidential race ... Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. Photo: AP Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is suspending his run for the Republican presidential nomination, he... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rand Paul suspends 2016 presidential campaignBowing out of the US presidential race ... Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has suspe
Rand Paul suspends 2016 presidential campaign
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Bowing out of the US presidential race ... Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. Photo: AP Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is suspending his run for the Republican presidential nomination, he... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Rand Paul suspends 2016 presidential campaignBowing out of the US presidential race ... Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has suspe
Rand Paul suspends 2016 presidential campaign
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
Bowing out of the US presidential race ... Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. Photo: AP Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is suspending his run for the Republican presidential nomination, he... Read more
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The Age
Rand Paul suspends 2016 presidential campaignBowing out of the US presidential race ... Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has suspe
Rand Paul suspends 2016 presidential campaign
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Bowing out of the US presidential race ... Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. Photo: AP Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is suspending his run for the Republican presidential nomination, he... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rand Paul suspends 2016 presidential campaignBowing out of the US presidential race ... Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has suspe
Rand Paul suspends 2016 presidential campaign
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Bowing out of the US presidential race ... Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. Photo: AP Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is suspending his run for the Republican presidential nomination, he... Read more
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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
National Signing Day 2016: Students' commitment listAiken:Isaiah Lyles, Football, Highland Community College Campbell County:Gunne
National Signing Day 2016: Students' commitment list
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted 5 days ago
Aiken:Isaiah Lyles, Football, Highland Community College Campbell County:Gunner Froelicher, Football, Tiffin University CHCA:Johnny Noyen, Football, University of Dayton Emma Conway, Soccer, Cedarville University Mark Smith, Soccer, Gordon... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Retirees stitch dresses for needy girls around worldCLERMONT — Barbara Stark remembers touring through parts of Africa when she you
Retirees stitch dresses for needy girls around world
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
CLERMONT — Barbara Stark remembers touring through parts of Africa when she younger and being moved by the difficult living conditions. Those memories helped inspire the 83-year-old retiree to help sew more than 200 dresses for needy girls. Stark... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Fly' smartly and briskly tells the story of the Tuskegee Airmen at Pasadena PlayhouseHistory is given a warm theatrical salute in "Fly," a tap-dance-infused drama t
'Fly' smartly and briskly tells the story of the Tuskegee Airmen at Pasadena Playhouse
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
History is given a warm theatrical salute in "Fly," a tap-dance-infused drama that tells the story of a group of Tuskegee Airmen, the first African American Army Air Corps fighters who helped break down the color barrier in the military through their... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump’s former ‘Apprentice’ co-star Omarosa on being in billionaire’s presidential cabinetMost people are scared of Omarosa Manigault, the former Al Gore staffer-turned-
Donald Trump’s former ‘Apprentice’ co-star Omarosa on being in billionaire’s presidential cabinet
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
Most people are scared of Omarosa Manigault, the former Al Gore staffer-turned-popular reality TV star. Then again, most people have only seen her during a tough-as-nails star turn on Donald Trump’s “The Apprentice.” But spend only a few minutes... Read more
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Business Wire
Patterson Companies Announces Kelly Baker as Chief Human Resource Officer“Patterson Companies is a dynamic organization committed to attracting and nurt
Patterson Companies Announces Kelly Baker as Chief Human Resource Officer
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
“Patterson Companies is a dynamic organization committed to attracting and nurturing the very best talent,” said Scott Anderson, Chairman, President and CEO of Patterson Companies. “Kelly is an accomplished executive with a long track record of... Read more
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The Chronicle
Last black Congressman of Jim Crow era honored at Duke FridayNews Local leaders and other community members gathered to honor George Henry
Last black Congressman of Jim Crow era honored at Duke Friday
The Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
News Local leaders and other community members gathered to honor George Henry White's legacy Friday evening. A banquet on Duke's campus Friday evening honored the legacy of George Henry... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Sorority members mentor, bond with youth at Brentwood Boys & Girls ClubTwice a month, members of the Jacksonville chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sororit
Sorority members mentor, bond with youth at Brentwood Boys & Girls Club
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
Twice a month, members of the Jacksonville chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority descend on the Boys & Girls Club in Brentwood to help high school students prepare for life after graduation. The women tutor and mentor the youth, teach them... Read more
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NBC Washington
Nation's Oldest Female Veteran Dies at Age 108Alyce Dixon, the nation's oldest female veteran and one of the first African-Am
Nation's Oldest Female Veteran Dies at Age 108
NBC Washington / Posted 10 days ago
Alyce Dixon, the nation's oldest female veteran and one of the first African-American women to serve overseas in the U.S. Army, died Wednesday at 108. Dixon's nickname was "Queen Bee" at the Washington D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center's... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: Universities founded to offer minorities an escape from poverty struggling to fulfill their mission in LouisianaSabrina Charatain began the fall semester at Southern University in Baton Rouge
Special report: Universities founded to offer minorities an escape from poverty struggling to fulfill their mission in Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Sabrina Charatain began the fall semester at Southern University in Baton Rouge last year without textbooks, waiting for money from her student loan to come through. She plays a similar waiting game with the military benefits she earns for serving... Read more
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FOX News
Alyce Dixon, oldest female veteran, dead at 108Alyce Dixon, one of the first African-American women to serve in the army and b
Alyce Dixon, oldest female veteran, dead at 108
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
Alyce Dixon, one of the first African-American women to serve in the army and believed to be the oldest living female veteran, died Wednesday. She was 108. Dixon, known as “Queen Bee,” died in her sleep, the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical... Read more
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The Advocate
Speical report: Universities founded to offer minorities an escape from poverty struggling to fulfill their mission in LouisianaSabrina Charatain began the fall semester at Southern University in Baton Rouge
Speical report: Universities founded to offer minorities an escape from poverty struggling to fulfill their mission in Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Sabrina Charatain began the fall semester at Southern University in Baton Rouge last year without textbooks, waiting for money from her student loan to come through. She plays a similar waiting game with the military benefits she earns for serving... Read more
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Quartz
Less than 1% of US universities netted nearly 30% of the money raised by schools in 2015In a record year for college fundraising, Stanford and Harvard each top $1 bill
Less than 1% of US universities netted nearly 30% of the money raised by schools in 2015
Quartz / Posted 11 days ago
In a record year for college fundraising, Stanford and Harvard each top $1 billion in donations - Quartz IMBALANCED BOOKS America’s colleges are raking in more... Read more
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NBC Washington
DC Bar Ordered to Pay $687K in Discrimination LawsuitA federal jury found Redline and its owner, Mick Dadlani, guilty of discriminat
DC Bar Ordered to Pay $687K in Discrimination Lawsuit
NBC Washington / Posted 11 days ago
A federal jury found Redline and its owner, Mick Dadlani, guilty of discrimination against Hardin. Hardin said that when she met Dadlani after arriving for her first shift, he refused to speak to her or shake her hand, and fired her, according to a... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Disney Lawsuit Highlights Issues With H-1B Visa SystemWhen about 250 workers at Disney’s data systems hub in Florida were laid off a
Disney Lawsuit Highlights Issues With H-1B Visa System
Entrpreneur / Posted 11 days ago
When about 250 workers at Disney’s data systems hub in Florida were laid off a year ago, the pain of the pink slip was made worse by a condition of their severance pay that required some of them to train their replacements—workers from India who were... Read more
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BlackNews.com
"In My Early 30’s, My Doctor Told Me I Had Early Menopause and Could Never Have Children… But A Year Later I Got Pregnant"By Debra Peek-Haynes Nationwide — Many of us take things for granted. I was gu
"In My Early 30’s, My Doctor Told Me I Had Early Menopause and Could Never Have Children… But A Year Later I Got Pregnant"
BlackNews.com / Posted 11 days ago
By Debra Peek-Haynes Nationwide — Many of us take things for granted. I was guilty, too. Thinking that whenever I decided to have children it would happen, I decided to start a family over 25 years ago. After a considerable time period, I stopped... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Gov. Snyder Announces Team to Oversee Flint Water SystemLANSING, Mich. (WILX) -- Gov. Snyder will name a group of medical and field exp
Gov. Snyder Announces Team to Oversee Flint Water System
News 10 WILX / Posted 11 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (WILX) -- Gov. Snyder will name a group of medical and field experts to oversee long-term solutions to solve the Flint water crisis. The group will operate under the name of the Flint Water Interagency Coordinating Committee, and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dr. John S. Braxton Jr., longtime Baltimore physician, diesDr. John S. Braxton Jr., a primary care physician who practiced for more than 6
Dr. John S. Braxton Jr., longtime Baltimore physician, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Dr. John S. Braxton Jr., a primary care physician who practiced for more than 60 years, died of pneumonia Jan. 10 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 94. "John was a very kind and hardworking doctor. He was both honest and dedicated," said... Read more
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Gawker
Disney Accused of Colluding to Replace American Workers With Cheap Foreign LaborTwo former Disney employees are suing Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, ac
Disney Accused of Colluding to Replace American Workers With Cheap Foreign Labor
Gawker / Posted 13 days ago
Two former Disney employees are suing Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, accusing the company of colluding with a pair of global consulting companies to replace them with foreign workers—who the outgoing employees had to then train. In October... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Dr. Van Buren's historic hospitalDr. Harvey Van Buren, the first African-American physician in Statesboro, opene
Dr. Van Buren's historic hospital
Statesboro Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Dr. Harvey Van Buren, the first African-American physician in Statesboro, opened his Van Buren Sanitarium on Elm Street in December 1918, Candra E. Teshome told the Bulloch County Historical Society. Note the year, 1918. "At the time, his practice... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hurston's feats ranged far, even to study of zombies"Talk about the zombie just a wee little bit," popular radio host Mary Margaret
Hurston's feats ranged far, even to study of zombies
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
"Talk about the zombie just a wee little bit," popular radio host Mary Margaret McBride coaxed Zora Neale Hurston during a 1943 interview. That's right: Dubbing Abraham Lincoln a vampire hunter (as a recent book and movie did) is pure fiction, but... Read more
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NBC New York
Concerts, Games, Events Canceled Due to BlizzardHere's the latest on event cancellations in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and
Concerts, Games, Events Canceled Due to Blizzard
NBC New York / Posted 16 days ago
Here's the latest on event cancellations in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and New York City as of early Friday afternoon. Central Park Winter Jam: The Saturday event was canceled and will not be rescheduled. Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Activist delivers MLK Week keynote adress at Mount Union Published: January 22, 2016 3:00 AM As part of the University of Mount Union'
Activist delivers MLK Week keynote adress at Mount Union
The Alliance Review / Posted 17 days ago
Published: January 22, 2016 3:00 AM As part of the University of Mount Union's Martin Luther King Jr. Week activities, motivational speaker Basheer Jones presented a keynote speech calling for... Read more
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Deseret News
Howard Divinity School returns sacred Ethiopian manuscript to Orthodox monasteryA delegation from Howard University Divinity School has returned an ancient man
Howard Divinity School returns sacred Ethiopian manuscript to Orthodox monastery
Deseret News / Posted 18 days ago
A delegation from Howard University Divinity School has returned an ancient manuscript to an Ethiopian monastery after scholars discovered its place of origin. The manuscript contains two texts, the Acts of Paul and the Acts of Serabamon, and is... Read more
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BlackNews.com
Howard University Alumni Club of Atlanta To Hold Annual Charter Day Dinner– Alumni, Business, and Civic Leaders to Raise Scholarship Funds for Howard Stu
Howard University Alumni Club of Atlanta To Hold Annual Charter Day Dinner
BlackNews.com / Posted 18 days ago
– Alumni, Business, and Civic Leaders to Raise Scholarship Funds for Howard Students – Wayne Frederick, President of Howard University Atlanta, GA — The Howard University Alumni Club of Atlanta (HUACA) will hold its annual Charter Day Dinner on... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Kuzzo's at 1 year: Proof that neighborhood businesses can thrive in Detroit"We want to continue to get better and stick to our roots, which is great food,
Kuzzo's at 1 year: Proof that neighborhood businesses can thrive in Detroit
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 18 days ago
"We want to continue to get better and stick to our roots, which is great food, great service and better people," says Kuzzo's Chicken and Waffle owner Ron Bartell. Detroit has had several dozen new restaurants and businesses open in the past year,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Bailey, Wise complete UTC football coaching staffRuss Huesman filled his University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football coachin
Bailey, Wise complete UTC football coaching staff
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
Russ Huesman filled his University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football coaching staff with two additions Tuesday. Having already hired Rob Spence as the wide receivers coach, Huesman announced that Carey Bailey will be the new defensive line coach... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Dr. King’s principles and voice will guide America for generations to come, according to experts 19th January 2016 · 0 Comments By Hazel Trice EdneyContributing Writer (Tri
Dr. King’s principles and voice will guide America for generations to come, according to experts
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
19th January 2016 · 0 Comments By Hazel Trice EdneyContributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — On March 25, 1968, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, among... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
After flunking vision test, Annapolis High grad eyes actingFlunking the vision test dashed Ken Bhan's chances of being a member of the Nav
After flunking vision test, Annapolis High grad eyes acting
Baltimore Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Flunking the vision test dashed Ken Bhan's chances of being a member of the Naval Academy's Class of 2006. That twist on what had been a path for the Annapolis High senior hurtled him into a world neither he nor his parents had expected. Through... Read more
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The Chronicle
Ecosystem fragility at center of 'Hackensack Dreaming' exhibitAn upcoming exhibition in the Duke Power Plant Gallery is more than just someth
Ecosystem fragility at center of 'Hackensack Dreaming' exhibit
The Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
An upcoming exhibition in the Duke Power Plant Gallery is more than just something pretty to look at. Amidst the translucent glass and beautiful blues of the installation lies a deeper message—one calling us to examine our polluted ecosystem and the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Women's Group Marks Martin Luther King Day With Hartford FundraiserHARTFORD _ The Hartford chapter of a black women's sorority celebrated Martin L
Women's Group Marks Martin Luther King Day With Hartford Fundraiser
Hartford Courant / Posted 20 days ago
HARTFORD _ The Hartford chapter of a black women's sorority celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday at a fundraiser drawing nearly 700 supporters who celebrated the achievements of the civil rights movement while citing the challenges that... Read more
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