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TribLIVE
New Inner Harbor luxury hotel, the Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, shines with history’s lusterits early days, many immigrants to Baltimore disembarked through “Rec Pier,” wh
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
its early days, many immigrants to Baltimore disembarked through “Rec Pier,” which doubled as their dance hall and social center. In the 1990s, the TV series “Homicide: Life on the Street” used the pier's headhouse as a police station; it fell... Read more
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Mashable
Jimmy Kimmel's baby may save healthcare for 30 million peopleresorting to lies or distortions (how quaint!). He accomplished this by speakin
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
resorting to lies or distortions (how quaint!). He accomplished this by speaking from a place of deep empathy, and by centering on a character that remains untouchable across the political spectrum: his baby. Back in May, Kimmel's newborn son... Read more
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Daily Mail
Social media ruthlessly mocks Trump's mispronouncing of 'Namibia'from the film Coming to America, in which he plays a fictitious royal Another
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
from the film Coming to America, in which he plays a fictitious royal Another Twitter user, Timothy Plaehn, tweeted: 'Frederick Douglass, who's done an amazing job, is originally from #Nambia.' Frederick Douglass is a historical figure in... Read more
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MLive.com
Teachers tackle white nationalism, other hot issues in the classroomYPSILANTI, MI - As the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August put whi
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
YPSILANTI, MI - As the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August put white nationalism center stage in national discussion, teachers in Washtenaw County and across the country wondered how they would talk to their students about what... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Sports & Recreationmen and women of America during their game on Labor Day.CONTRIBUTED NORTHERN P
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 13 days ago
men and women of America during their game on Labor Day.CONTRIBUTED NORTHERN PALM BEACH COUNTY The Lake Park Tennis Center offers classes for all skill levels at Kelsey Park: Mondays: clinics for team adult beginners, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.;... Read more
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Raw Story
These are the most important lessons from German history after Charlottesvillefor whites in the North and the South to reconcile displaced the voices of thos
Raw Story / Posted 15 days ago
for whites in the North and the South to reconcile displaced the voices of those such as the African American abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who stressed that the cause of the war lay in racism and the defense of slavery. In place of a truthful... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Teachers, alumni weigh in on Douglass High School renovationsAs Barbra Horrell stood on the front steps of Frederick Douglass High School on
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
As Barbra Horrell stood on the front steps of Frederick Douglass High School on Thursday, she thought back to when she stood on those steps as a graduate in 1959. “It’s coming home,” she said. She started kindergarten at one end of the school... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“It brings life into a community:” Bucks, Johnson Controls unveil new sports complex at MPS schoolMILWAUKEE -- What once was a pile of dirt behind Browning Elementary School and
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 18 days ago
MILWAUKEE -- What once was a pile of dirt behind Browning Elementary School and the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center, is now a beacon on Milwaukee’s northwest side. “It brings life into a community. There’s a buzz here today," said Milwaukee Public... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Community survey says Toledo Police viewed favorably by residentsWe need to know what’s important to them,” Toledo Police Chief George Kral said
The Toledo Blade / Posted 18 days ago
We need to know what’s important to them,” Toledo Police Chief George Kral said during a press conference Thursday at the Frederick Douglass Community Center, where highlights of the 28-page report were shared. Of the more than 800 respondents to... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Community survey says Toledo Police viewed favorably by residentsor in person at Chief's Town Hall Meetings. Highlights of the report were shar
The Toledo Blade / Posted 18 days ago
or in person at Chief's Town Hall Meetings. Highlights of the report were shared Thursday during a press conference at the Frederick Douglass Community Center. "It's rare for a chief of police to be engaged in evidence-based research about his... Read more
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Miami New Times
Overtown Residents Say Miami's Historic African-American Neighborhood Ready for IrmaMany of her neighbors have similarly stocked up on supplies themselves. Down t
Miami New Times / Posted 20 days ago
Many of her neighbors have similarly stocked up on supplies themselves. Down the street, Barbara Neal, an administrator at Frederick Douglass Elementary School, sits on a park bench, nibbling on a chicken drumstick. As a resident of Miami Gardens,... Read more
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Miami New Times
Overtown Residents Say Miami's Historic African-American Neighborhood Ready for IrmaMany of her neighbors have similarly stocked up on supplies themselves. Down t
Miami New Times / Posted 20 days ago
Many of her neighbors have similarly stocked up on supplies themselves. Down the street, Barbara Neal, an administrator at Frederick Douglass Elementary School, sits on a park bench, nibbling on a chicken drumstick. As a resident of Miami Gardens,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump has ushered in an era of political shamelessnesswho have Trump-like profiles have gotten the message,” said Larry Sabato, direc
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
who have Trump-like profiles have gotten the message,” said Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics. “The old method of dealing with scandal was the fervent apology — sometimes tearful, occasionally... Read more
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Daily Mail
Historically black beaches that broke barriersBlack beaches that broke barriers: From Obama's favorite resort town to land cu
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Black beaches that broke barriers: From Obama's favorite resort town to land cultivated by Frederick Douglass's son, the African American owned vacation spots that made history Beaches along the East Coast were established as predominantly African... Read more
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The News & Observer
Here are nine NC Central football players you’ll want to know this seasona look at some of the players Mack expects to have bigger roles this season: S
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
a look at some of the players Mack expects to have bigger roles this season: Steven Perry: redshirt junior, center, 5-11, 270 Perry, who played at Riverside High, has waited behind Jones for two years for this role. Perry took over... Read more
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Philly.com
Bryn Mawr College's former president isn't the only feminist icon with a racist past.researching my recently published book, “Remember the Ladies: Celebrating Those
Philly.com / Posted 26 days ago
researching my recently published book, “Remember the Ladies: Celebrating Those Who Fought for Freedom at the Ballot Box,” (Center Street Publishing). Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the main leader of the women’s movement after the Civil War, made... Read more
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FOX News
Amid Charlottesville backlash, some are asking if statue removal push has gone too farabout our history and the dark days of our country.” His sentiments were echoe
FOX News / Posted 28 days ago
about our history and the dark days of our country.” His sentiments were echoed by the mayor of the town at the center of the statue debate. Writing in the Washington Post, Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer called the nighttime white... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
VETERANSin Dunmore Veterans support program, Monday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., state Rep. Kevin
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
in Dunmore Veterans support program, Monday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., state Rep. Kevin Haggerty’s Dunmore office, Dunmore Community Center, 1414 Monroe Ave.; Jeff Saun­ders, American Legion Service Office rep; appointments: 570-342-2710. Post to host fall... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Civil War lessons often depend on where the classroom isbelief, strongly, that the Civil War had been about anything but slavery was ve
The Times and Democrat / Posted 30 days ago
belief, strongly, that the Civil War had been about anything but slavery was very, very powerful." A 2011 Pew Research Center poll found that 48 percent of Americans said the Civil War was mainly about states' rights, compared with 38 percent... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Columbia's Civil War past lives onheightened since 2015 when a man killed nine African-Americans in a Charleston,
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
heightened since 2015 when a man killed nine African-Americans in a Charleston, S.C., church. The Southern Poverty Law Center has advocated for citizens across the U.S. to urge for the removal of Confederate symbols. “More than 1,500... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
SF counterprotesters shift focus to Alamo Squareof another counterprotest, Flowers Against Fascism, said in a Facebook post tha
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
of another counterprotest, Flowers Against Fascism, said in a Facebook post that they would gather at noon at Frederick Douglass Plaza at Pierce and Fell streets, a block south of Alamo Square. The group originally planned to... Read more
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New York Magazine
The Boston Rally Exposed the Left’s Intolerance of Free Speechlarge to get through, he said. Someone who actually spoke was Deaconess Anne A
New York Magazine / Posted a month ago
large to get through, he said. Someone who actually spoke was Deaconess Anne Armstrong of the “Healing Church,” a cannabis-centered religious group which recently petitioned to conduct a service in a chapel at Washington’s Catholic Basilica, as... Read more
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NBC Washington
Maryland's Black Beaches Make Their Mark on Historyeconomic engine for the lives of the people who attended them." 'This Land Was
NBC Washington / Posted 1 months ago
economic engine for the lives of the people who attended them." 'This Land Was Worth So Much' Carr's Beach was founded by Frederick Carr's family in 1926. Five years later, his daughter, Florence Carr Sparrow, founded Sparrow's Beach on land she... Read more

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