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According to the remarkable documentary “What Happened, Miss Simone?” we have Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute of Music to thank for jazz vocalist and songwriter Nina Simone’s blazing career. Trained...
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Thank you for inviting me to be with you tonight. Thank you for the work you continue to do as leaders in civil rights. You have always been a voice for the voiceless and champions for social...
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Police in Hamburg, Germany block an entrance to a building that activists wanted to make a center to welcome refugees in 2014. Credit: Rasande Tyskar/Flickr Oddly enough, about every two decades or...
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BALTIMORE — The leaders of the Maryland National Guard began updating plans to respond to a civil disturbance before Michael Brown was shot last summer by a white police officer in Ferguson,...
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... the landmark civil rights law that was signed by President Lyndon Johnson one week after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. So on June 25 when a 5-4 court majority upheld...
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... the same year his iconic recording of “Hound Dog” was released. President John F. Kennedy’s assassination (1963)*Warning: Graphic footage It’s arguably the most famous amateur video ever...
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A case that will determine the legality of the highly contested 2013 voter ID law continues to be heard in federal court in Winston-Salem. The trial for N.C. NAACP v. McCrory, in which Gov. Pat...
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Charles Tapper, a junior defensive end for the Oklahoma Sooners, was lounging around his off-campus apartment playing NBA 2K with fellow lineman Charles Walker and cornerback Zack Sanchez on the...
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Sister Janice Heery, 78, teacher in New Jersey schools When Sister Janice M. Heery was teaching in the elementary school in St. Rose of Lima parish in Haddon Heights in the early 2000s, Colleen...
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Editor's note: This the first of three "acts" in a series about the rise, fall and resurrection of Flint's black community theater and outreach program, The McCree Theatre. FLINT, MI -- Flint painter...
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... Nintendo Co. President Satoru Iwata, who led the Japanese gamemaker back to ascendancy in the early 2000s with the Wii console, has died. He was 55. Iwata passed away from bile duct cancer, the...
2015/07/18 12:50
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Along with the sadness that came with our learning on Sunday that the great D'Army Bailey had died of cancer was, first, surprise, because the eminent lawyer/actor/author who was elected a Circuit...
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... Bellevue Square housing complex when rioters set local businesses ablaze after the 1968 assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. — destruction from which "our community never...
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Tie-Sheng Dai, one of a dwindling number of Chinese Americans living in Washington’s Chinatown, practices calligraphy in his apartment overlooking a gleaming new residential development. (Brittany...
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Two important events occurred in recent weeks indicating the federal government is serious about ending housing discrimination. On June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the disparate impact standard...
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Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, I rarely touch on the subject of political correctness as a focus in my writings, partially because the entire issue is so awash in pundits on either...
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This piece originally appeared on Richard Nixon saw himself as a great statesman, a giant for the ages, a general who could command the globe, a master of war, not merely the leader of the free world...
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Image Source: Viacom Enterprises There is little doubt that at least in the court of public opinion, many of us now believe the allegations that Bill Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted more than 40...
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A Chicago woman known as a visionary and a pioneer in the African-American theater community died Sunday. Abena Joan Brown was one of the founders of the eta Creative Arts Foundation, which she...
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Election update: Whalum's announcement, Wharton's filing, Ford's candidacy, Chumney's decision April 3, 2011 - Pastor Kenneth Whalum, Jr. dances on stage during the praise portion of Sunday service...
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