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2015/05/28 17:28
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... day before commencement began in 1968. The first invited guest was civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. His wife, Coretta Scott King, delivered the speech after his...
2015/05/28 17:28
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2015/05/28 14:38
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Nebraska's Legislature voted Wednesday to abolish the death penalty, overturning Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts' veto. The state's unicameral legislature overwhelmingly approved the measure in a series...
2015/05/28 10:45
2015/05/28 10:45
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A death penalty chamber.Photo: Mike Simons/Getty Images Yesterday, Nebraska's legislature abolished the state's use of capital punishment, voting 30-19 to override Republican Governor Pete Ricketts...
2015/05/27 12:05
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... that many Americans have probably never heard of Romero. Like Mahatma Gandhi and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., he was a believer in nonviolence and the innate dignity of all people....
2015/05/22 03:47
2015/05/22 03:47
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... intended in part to echo an American Sean Connery (whom he resembles); narratively speaking, a corporate Bond with a back story. Like Bond, he bedded women without much liking them....
2015/05/22 01:19
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U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro and D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser tour the now-pricey Shaw neighborhood Thursday to discuss affordable housing. (Katherine Frey/The Washington...
2015/05/21 23:13
2015/05/21 23:13
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While the investigative journalist Seymour Hersh has been busy clouding the history of Osama bin Laden's years on the lam in Pakistan, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence cleared...
2015/05/20 05:18
2015/05/20 05:18
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Imaginary Conversation with Dr. Martin Luther King by Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times Forward Thinkers, this week I’m taking a different approach to my weekly...
2015/05/18 21:04
2015/05/18 21:04
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Memphis has long touted itself as the home of the blues, and now the music has a permanent address in the Bluff City. On May 8, The Blues Foundation threw open the doors of its new headquarters, a...
2015/05/18 01:45
2015/05/18 01:45
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Baltimore, May 2, 2015.Photo: Devin Allen so precisely mirror each other, As some 37,000 fans streamed into Camden Yards for the Orioles–Red Sox game on the last Saturday evening in April, things...
2015/05/15 22:15
2015/05/15 22:15
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SAN ANTONIO — At one of the nation's largest marches on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, dozens protested the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner by laying motionless in the middle of the street for 19...
2015/05/14 15:06
2015/05/14 15:06
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Given the recent events in Baltimore, it can only be hoped that the only news coming out of Pimlico Race Course on Saturday afternoon concerns the Preakness, the second jewel...
2015/05/14 09:50
2015/05/14 09:50
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It's impossible to watch coverage of Baltimore protests sparked by police brutality and not wonder: Could that happen here? Could Memphis erupt like Baltimore? The ingredients behind the Charm...
2015/05/13 22:17
2015/05/13 22:17
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Broderick Johnson recalls seeing the looters and the buildings on fire as he and his parents drove through Baltimore in the days following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. "They were...
2015/05/12 20:31
2015/05/12 20:31
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Channel 4 anchor Tom Wills has taken on a huge new role for the city. May 12 was declared Tom Wills Day in Jacksonville in honor of his 40th anniversary at WJXT. Brown came to the WJXT studios...
2015/05/12 20:17
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When Mayor William Donald Schaefer imposed an emergency curfew to stem looting following a massive snowstorm in 1979, Governor Harry Hughes openly questioned whether it was legal. "I suppose," Hughes...
2015/05/11 22:48
2015/05/11 22:48
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A few weeks back, on the April 19 episode of “Mad Men,” the long-absent Glen Bishop dropped by the Francis-Draper home to bid farewell to Sally and Betty before shipping off to Vietnam. Greeted by the...
2015/05/11 20:19
2015/05/11 20:19
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Cars burn in Baltimore after the spread of protests on April 27. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post) Rioting and looting were spreading in Baltimore, and Gov. Larry Hogan was growing more...
2015/05/11 18:19
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A protestor faces police enforcing a curfew April 28 in Baltimore. A line of police behind riot shields hurled smoke grenades and fired pepper balls at dozens of protesters to enforce a citywide...
2015/05/10 16:57
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Exactly 47 years ago this month, when I was a freshman at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore, an evening event for students and faculty was interrupted by a member of the...
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