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AllAfrica.com
Cocoa Farms Spring Back to Lifeproject focuses on helping youth because of the high unemployment rates in Sier
Cocoa Farms Spring Back to Life
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project focuses on helping youth because of the high unemployment rates in Sierra Leone - another hard-hitting impact of the civil war. The youth population, aged 15-35, comprises a third of the population of the country, of whom about 70 percent... Read more
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FOX News
Forgotten 'Negro' Medal of Honor seaman buried in mislabeled grave remembered more than 130 years laterthat made no mention of his heroism. Canadian native Joseph Benjamin Noil enli
Forgotten 'Negro' Medal of Honor seaman buried in mislabeled grave remembered more than 130 years later
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
that made no mention of his heroism. Canadian native Joseph Benjamin Noil enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served during the Civil War. Military records simply referred to him as “Negro,” WJLA-TV reports. Related Image In 1873 he was awarded... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Calm returns to much of Syria as government extends truceheavy fighting concentrated in the northern city of Aleppo. Aleppo, the countr
Calm returns to much of Syria as government extends truce
WBOC Salisbury / Posted an hour ago
heavy fighting concentrated in the northern city of Aleppo. Aleppo, the country's largest city and a key battleground in the civil war, was not covered by the cease-fire but saw less fighting on Sunday. More than 250 people have died in shelling... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Calm returns to much of Syria as government extends truceheavy fighting concentrated in the northern city of Aleppo. Aleppo, the countr
Calm returns to much of Syria as government extends truce
Brandon Sun / Posted an hour ago
heavy fighting concentrated in the northern city of Aleppo. Aleppo, the country's largest city and a key battleground in the civil war, was not covered by the cease-fire but saw less fighting on Sunday. More than 250 people have died in shelling... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Calm returns to much of Syria as government extends truceheavy fighting concentrated in the northern city of Aleppo. Aleppo, the countr
Calm returns to much of Syria as government extends truce
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted an hour ago
heavy fighting concentrated in the northern city of Aleppo. Aleppo, the country's largest city and a key battleground in the civil war, was not covered by the cease-fire but saw less fighting on Sunday. More than 250 people have died in shelling... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Damascus extends cease-fire by 24 hoursheavy fighting concentrated in the northern city of Aleppo. Aleppo, the countr
Damascus extends cease-fire by 24 hours
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
heavy fighting concentrated in the northern city of Aleppo. Aleppo, the country's largest city and a key battleground in the civil war, was not covered by the cease-fire but saw less fighting on Sunday. More than 250 people have died in shelling... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Calm returns to much of Syria as government extends truceheavy fighting concentrated in the northern city of Aleppo. Aleppo, the countr
Calm returns to much of Syria as government extends truce
Hawaii News Now / Posted an hour ago
heavy fighting concentrated in the northern city of Aleppo. Aleppo, the country's largest city and a key battleground in the civil war, was not covered by the cease-fire but saw less fighting on Sunday. More than 250 people have died in shelling... Read more
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FOX News
Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 yearsLouisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring K
Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years
FOX News / Posted 3 hours ago
Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring Kentuckians who died for the Confederacy in the Civil War will be moved to another location, University President James Ramsey and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said... Read more
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Boston Herald
Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 yearsLouisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring K
Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years
Boston Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring Kentuckians who died for the Confederacy in the Civil War will be moved to another location, University President James Ramsey and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said... Read more
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The Columbian
Jayne: Grace is gone; is there any hope of getting her back?II years. Many people also note a lack of Grace in the genocide of Native Ameri
Jayne: Grace is gone; is there any hope of getting her back?
The Columbian / Posted 3 hours ago
II years. Many people also note a lack of Grace in the genocide of Native Americans during the 1830s, in slavery prior to the Civil War, and in the interment of American citizens of Japanese descent during World War II. Grace always seemed to... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
How a high school program is preserving seeds of the past for future generationsin Scotland needed seeds to grow Bere, a very old barley variety once cultivate
How a high school program is preserving seeds of the past for future generations
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
in Scotland needed seeds to grow Bere, a very old barley variety once cultivated for thousands of years in highlands, they looked across the Atlantic to a central Maine high school. They had exactly what the folks in Scotland were looking for... Read more
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Aljazeera
Cocoa farms spring back to life in Sierra Leoneproject focuses on helping youth because of the high unemployment rates in Sier
Cocoa farms spring back to life in Sierra Leone
Aljazeera / Posted 5 hours ago
project focuses on helping youth because of the high unemployment rates in Sierra Leone - another hard-hitting impact of the civil war. The youth population, aged 15-35, comprises a third of the population of the country, of whom about 70 percent... Read more
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Orange County Register
Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 yearsLouisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring K
Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years
Orange County Register / Posted 5 hours ago
Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring Kentuckians who died for the Confederacy in the Civil War will be moved to another location, University President James Ramsey and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Yemen's Houthis seize military base, endangering peace talksUnlike most of Yemen's soldiers, those at the Umaliqa base had refused to take
Yemen's Houthis seize military base, endangering peace talks
Bdnews24.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Unlike most of Yemen's soldiers, those at the Umaliqa base had refused to take sides in the civil war between the Iran-allied Houthis and the government, which escalated when a military coalition led by Saudi Arabia intervened in March last... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 yearsLouisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring K
Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring Kentuckians who died for the Confederacy in the Civil War will be moved to another location, University President James Ramsey and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Pike County murders put focus on Appalachia’s challengesShaunna Scott, director of Appalachian studies at the University of Kentucky.
Pike County murders put focus on Appalachia’s challenges
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 hours ago
Shaunna Scott, director of Appalachian studies at the University of Kentucky. That has been the case at least since after the Civil War, when the Hatfield-McCoy family feud in West Virginia and Kentucky fueled a late-19th century “journalistic... Read more
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FOX News
Kerry urges Assad regime to quit bombing contested Aleppocessation and must stop immediately. Aleppo has suffered some of the worst fig
Kerry urges Assad regime to quit bombing contested Aleppo
FOX News / Posted 7 hours ago
cessation and must stop immediately. Aleppo has suffered some of the worst fighting in the Syrian conflict. Fighting in the civil war has clamed more than 270,000 people. In neighboring Lebanon's capital, Beirut, more than 100 people marched in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Panel starts work on salute for Arkansans' roles in WWIin Arkansas, but no statewide memorial. With 50th and 150th anniversaries, res
Panel starts work on salute for Arkansans' roles in WWI
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
in Arkansas, but no statewide memorial. With 50th and 150th anniversaries, respectively, in past years, World War II and the Civil War have received much more attention in the state than the "Great War" has. U.S. involvement in World War I... Read more
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Reuters
Yemen's Houthis seize military base, endangering peace talksaimed at ending a year-long war. Unlike most of Yemen's soldiers, those at the
Yemen's Houthis seize military base, endangering peace talks
Reuters / Posted 8 hours ago
aimed at ending a year-long war. Unlike most of Yemen's soldiers, those at the Umaliqa base had refused to take sides in the civil war between the Iran-allied Houthis and the government, which escalated when a military coalition led by Saudi... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Yemen's Houthis seize military base, endangering peace talksaimed at ending a year-long war. Unlike most of Yemen's soldiers, those at the
Yemen's Houthis seize military base, endangering peace talks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
aimed at ending a year-long war. Unlike most of Yemen's soldiers, those at the Umaliqa base had refused to take sides in the civil war between the Iran-allied Houthis and the government, which escalated when a military coalition led by Saudi... Read more
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The Star
Yemen's Houthis seize military base, endangering peace talksaimed at ending a year-long war. Unlike most of Yemen's soldiers, those at the
Yemen's Houthis seize military base, endangering peace talks
The Star / Posted 8 hours ago
aimed at ending a year-long war. Unlike most of Yemen's soldiers, those at the Umaliqa base had refused to take sides in the civil war between the Iran-allied Houthis and the government, which escalated when a military coalition led by Saudi... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Lowry: Tubman belongs to all of usmembers and others. The missions sometimes involved armed confrontations (she c
Lowry: Tubman belongs to all of us
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 9 hours ago
members and others. The missions sometimes involved armed confrontations (she carried a revolver) and near-escapes. During the Civil War, she served as a nurse and a scout, and in later years, she was a suffragist. HBO is reportedly developing a... Read more
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Deseret News
Ralph Becker: Why 'process' matters in governance and governmentin the House of Representatives and two representatives per state in the Senate
Ralph Becker: Why 'process' matters in governance and government
Deseret News / Posted 10 hours ago
in the House of Representatives and two representatives per state in the Senate. Slavery was finally eliminated through the Civil War almost 70 years later. And, even before the Constitution was ratified, it was adapted with the first... Read more
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Daily Record
Tubman, Jackson helped make us who we areto incite a slave rebellion. She was not a part of the failed raid that resulte
Tubman, Jackson helped make us who we are
Daily Record / Posted 11 hours ago
to incite a slave rebellion. She was not a part of the failed raid that resulted in Brown’s execution for treason. During the Civil War, Tubman worked with the Union Army in South Carolina and became the first woman to lead a combat assault, the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Burundi economy battered by year-long crisisrights groups, who said the move violated a two-term limit on presidential mand
Burundi economy battered by year-long crisis
The Manila Times / Posted 11 hours ago
rights groups, who said the move violated a two-term limit on presidential mandates and flouted a peace deal that ended the civil war. Despite mass protests and an attempted coup, Nkurunziza refused calls from the international community to... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
How Tampa kept cool before air conditioningsearch in Florida for the Fountain of Youth. Several resorts in Florida began
How Tampa kept cool before air conditioning
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
search in Florida for the Fountain of Youth. Several resorts in Florida began to feature man-made swimming pools after the Civil War as part of an early marketing campaign for the healthful benefits of a trip south. One of the largest of these... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Remembering Josiah FrenchCemetery volunteer Jerry McCann, the assumption is that French acted as a cook
Remembering Josiah French
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 12 hours ago
Cemetery volunteer Jerry McCann, the assumption is that French acted as a cook or general helper to soldiers during the Civil War, in an unofficial capacity. Like another former slave buried at Riverside - Thomas Cottomas - whose story was... Read more
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USA Today
Removing a racist legacy at Monmouth University?in Virginia and raised in Georgia and South Carolina, Wilson was a loyal son of
Removing a racist legacy at Monmouth University?
USA Today / Posted 12 hours ago
in Virginia and raised in Georgia and South Carolina, Wilson was a loyal son of the old South who regretted the outcome of the Civil War," Boston University professor and author William Keylor wrote on the 100th anniversary of Wilson's 1913... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Bono joins ‘Eclipsed’ cast on Broadway stage to remember missing schoolgirls abducted in Nigeriaaward-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o stars in "Eclipsed" on Broadway, the story
Bono joins ‘Eclipsed’ cast on Broadway stage to remember missing schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 13 hours ago
award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o stars in "Eclipsed" on Broadway, the story of several women trapped in Liberia during the Civil War. But it was the turmoil in a different African nation that brought her to tears at "Eclipsed" curtain... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Jamie Stiehm: The way of the world, Hamilton, Jackson and Tubmanwas born nearby on a rich plantation about the same time. Tubman's life was ab
Jamie Stiehm: The way of the world, Hamilton, Jackson and Tubman
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 13 hours ago
was born nearby on a rich plantation about the same time. Tubman's life was about crossing treacherous borders. During the Civil War, she worked as a Union spy in South Carolina, cradle of the Confederacy, where she urged slaves to board Union... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 yearsLouisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring K
Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring Kentuckians who died for the Confederacy in the Civil War will be moved to another location, University President James Ramsey and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said... Read more
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The Morning Call
A killer musical: Allentown's Civic Theatre presents 'Assassins'love of the classical stage. But he also was a troubled man who decided to kill
A killer musical: Allentown's Civic Theatre presents 'Assassins'
The Morning Call / Posted 14 hours ago
love of the classical stage. But he also was a troubled man who decided to kill Lincoln because he blamed him for the Civil War and the destruction of the South. "It was hard trying to understand who he was and what his beliefs were,"... Read more
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TribLIVE
Kentucky university plans to remove Confederate memorialLouisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring K
Kentucky university plans to remove Confederate memorial
TribLIVE / Posted 14 hours ago
Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring Kentuckians who died for the Confederacy in the Civil War will be moved to another location, university President James Ramsey and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said in... Read more
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Deseret News
Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 yearsLouisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring K
Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years
Deseret News / Posted 15 hours ago
Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring Kentuckians who died for the Confederacy in the Civil War will be moved to another location, University President James Ramsey and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said... Read more
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The Advocate
A secession suggestion to solve the problems of New Orleansfrom the Louisiana attorney general on the “sanctuary cities” issue and the med
A secession suggestion to solve the problems of New Orleans
The Advocate / Posted 15 hours ago
from the Louisiana attorney general on the “sanctuary cities” issue and the meddling by the Legislature on the issue of the Civil War monuments presents New Orleans with an interesting dilemma. It’s nice to see they’re paying attention, but... Read more
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ABC News
Kentucky Confederate Monument to Be Removed After 120 YearsLouisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring K
Kentucky Confederate Monument to Be Removed After 120 Years
ABC News / Posted 15 hours ago
Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring Kentuckians who died for the Confederacy in the Civil War will be moved to another location, University President James Ramsey and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said... Read more
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examiner.com
If the Confederate flag has to go so does the crossas a people. The Hoosiers stand together as a people. The flag known as the Con
If the Confederate flag has to go so does the cross
examiner.com / Posted 19 hours ago
as a people. The Hoosiers stand together as a people. The flag known as the Confederate is the Tennessee battle flag. After the Civil War the KKK adopted this flag to represent them. What’s wrong with that? People in other parts of the United... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removeddon't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said i
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removed
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 20 hours ago
don't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said in an interview after the announcement. In the Civil War, Kentucky was a border state. Since it became a state in 1792, residents were allowed to own slaves, and many... Read more
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ABC News
Correction: Confederate Monument-Kentucky StoryLouisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring K
Correction: Confederate Monument-Kentucky Story
ABC News / Posted 20 hours ago
Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895. The stone monument honoring Kentuckians who died for the Confederacy in the Civil War will be moved to another location, University President James Ramsey and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Muslim radicals in mountain villages spark fears in Bosniain the country, but there is evidence that camps intended to prepare Bosnians f
Muslim radicals in mountain villages spark fears in Bosnia
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 hours ago
in the country, but there is evidence that camps intended to prepare Bosnians for jihad did - or still do - exist. During the civil war between 1992 and 1995, hundreds of foreign fighters, mostly Arabs, arrived in Bosnia to fight alongside their... Read more
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Salon.com
Our gun myths are all wrong: The real history behind the Second Amendment clichés that have sustained our lethal gun cultureof your gun by old Madeira.” But both Colt and Winchester struggled to acquire
Our gun myths are all wrong: The real history behind the Second Amendment clichés that have sustained our lethal gun culture
Salon.com / Posted 22 hours ago
of your gun by old Madeira.” But both Colt and Winchester struggled to acquire government contracts from the 1840s up to the Civil War, and so they saw the wisdom of cultivating other markets. To woo a civilian customer, Colt demonstrated his arm... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Blow-Blow Account of How Herdsmen Killed 46 Nativesof Biafra,MASSOB,led by Uchenna Madu, lamented that herdsmen had pushed the peo
Blow-Blow Account of How Herdsmen Killed 46 Natives
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
of Biafra,MASSOB,led by Uchenna Madu, lamented that herdsmen had pushed the people to the wall. "They have reminded us of the civil war. We may introduce violence which we are not known for", Madu stated. Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Confederate memorial to be removed from Univ. of Louisvilledon't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said i
Confederate memorial to be removed from Univ. of Louisville
WCNC Charlotte / Posted yesterday
don't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said in an interview after the announcement. In the Civil War, Kentucky was a border state. Since it became a state in 1792, residents were allowed to own slaves, and many... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removeddon't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said i
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removed
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
don't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said in an interview after the announcement. In the Civil War, Kentucky was a border state. Since it became a state in 1792, residents were allowed to own slaves, and many... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removeddon't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said i
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removed
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
don't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said in an interview after the announcement. In the Civil War, Kentucky was a border state. Since it became a state in 1792, residents were allowed to own slaves, and many... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removeddon't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said i
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removed
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
don't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said in an interview after the announcement. In the Civil War, Kentucky was a border state. Since it became a state in 1792, residents were allowed to own slaves, and many... Read more
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11 News Houston
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removeddon't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said i
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removed
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
don't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said in an interview after the announcement. In the Civil War, Kentucky was a border state. Since it became a state in 1792, residents were allowed to own slaves, and many... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removeddon't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said i
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removed
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
don't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said in an interview after the announcement. In the Civil War, Kentucky was a border state. Since it became a state in 1792, residents were allowed to own slaves, and many... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removeddon't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said i
Confederate memorial at Ky. university to be removed
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
don't consider ourselves in Louisville to be part of the South," Fischer said in an interview after the announcement. In the Civil War, Kentucky was a border state. Since it became a state in 1792, residents were allowed to own slaves, and many... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Freedom To DiscriminateHow ironic it was that Exum drew his editorial to close with the 14th Amendment
Freedom To Discriminate
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
How ironic it was that Exum drew his editorial to close with the 14th Amendment to the Constitution. Ratified at the end of the Civil War, its context so highly appropriate in the case for equal rights afforded to former slaves and their... Read more
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