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NBC 2 Fort Myers
March on Washington Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at what you need to know about the 1963 March on Washing
March on Washington Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at what you need to know about the 1963 March on Washington, led by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and others. The event was officially titled the "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom." Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Katz allocates $32M for parks in QueensBorough President Melinda Katz announced on Tuesday the allocation of $32 milli
Katz allocates $32M for parks in Queens
Queens Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
Borough President Melinda Katz announced on Tuesday the allocation of $32 million for construction, renovations and upgrades to 37 public parks in Queens. “Parks are the jewels of our neighborhoods,” Katz said in a statement. “Part of what defines... Read more
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Japan Today
What U.S. hasn't learned about race relations: From Watts in '65 to Ferguson in '15 ‹ Japan TodayThe Watts uprising was a harbinger of things to come. Ignited 50 years ago on
What U.S. hasn't learned about race relations: From Watts in '65 to Ferguson in '15 ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 18 days ago
The Watts uprising was a harbinger of things to come. Ignited 50 years ago on Aug. 11, 1965, the Watts rebellion still challenges all Americans to consider whether the nation has made the progress that has been easily symbolized but rarely realized... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
County releases funds to preserve Law collectionW.W. Law’s legacy as a civil rights leader in Savannah and a leading figure in
County releases funds to preserve Law collection
Savannah Morning News / Posted 23 days ago
W.W. Law’s legacy as a civil rights leader in Savannah and a leading figure in the city’s preservationist movement has held up well since his death in 2002. Law, who served as NAACP president for 26 years, quietly helped integrate Savannah and... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Graduate from Rasmussen College’s Blaine campus addresses students, veteransPersistence. Resilience. Grit. Those words describe and define Nicholas McNama
Graduate from Rasmussen College’s Blaine campus addresses students, veterans
ABC Newspapers / Posted 30 days ago
Persistence. Resilience. Grit. Those words describe and define Nicholas McNamara, according to Patty Sagert, campus director for Rasmussen College’s Blaine campus. Since barely graduating from Centennial High School in 2003, McNamara went on to... Read more
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Hope Star
Blevins service member honoredAn Arkansas Air National Guard service member from Blevins, promoted during ove
Blevins service member honored
Hope Star / Posted a month ago
An Arkansas Air National Guard service member from Blevins, promoted during overseas duty in the Middle East, has been twice honored recently by the USAF ANG. Posted Jul. 31, 2015 at 12:01 AM An Arkansas Air National Guard service member from... Read more

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