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Sherman Hemsley, 74, a onetime mail sorter from South Philadelphia who moved on up to the East Side of New York as George Jefferson in a celebrated 1970s sitcom, died Tuesday at his home in El Paso, Texas. Mr. Hemsley, who was found by his nurse,...
The Seminole County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will host a town hall meeting on Monday to give the public a chance to talk about the George Zimmerman trial. The town hall will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Allen...
The Hartford CourantDozens of residents came to a school board meeting Tuesday night to support the controversial "equity and excellence review" that began in October. Before the meeting, the Greater Hartford branch of the NAACP held a press conference to support of the...
William C. Ryder, 87, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, at Transitions Health in Gettysburg, Pa. He was born March 15, 1926, in Emmitsburg, Md., a son of the late Gerald Noel Ryder and Grace Alice (Cool) Ryder. He was a veteran of World War II, serving...
Do you remember Gwynn Oak Junction? Then you may have gone to the movies at what was the Ambassador Theatre, bought your groceries at Schreiber's, purchased your very first Halloween costume at Read's, spent your allowance at Ben Franklin, and gotten your...
Valley 610Remember when Bethlehem Area School Director Basilio Bonilla accused Allentown School Board of "giving up" on its students? Well, the school board received an apology. But not from Bonilla. At the end of Thursday night's Education Committee meeting,...
I'd met the man, but stories about the late Sheriff Willis McCall were just that: stories. His personal appearance, when he came into the Sentinel office in the 1980s, only fed the fiction of the quintessential Southern sheriff determined to keep both...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorThe commemoration of Juneteenth returned to the Valley on Saturday after having taken a short hiatus. Although the event did not attract the crowds organizers had hoped for, they expressed confidence it would improve with each passing year. “...
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South Bend Tribune"I'm here because silent voices can't be heard," Gladys Muhammad said. "We're tired of discriminatory practices." One by one, Muhammad and a group of others approached the podium at a recent South Bend school board meeting to speak to the board and...
Dr. Homer Eli Favor, a retired Morgan State University economist who was an original member of the civil rights activist group whose members called themselves the "Goon Squad," died of heart disease Saturday at the Baltimore-Washington Medical Center. A...
The American clock brings us to the 50th anniversaries of two extraordinary events involving two extraordinary women, Gloria Richardson Dandridge and Madalyn Murray O'Hair — both strong-willed champions of liberty and disturbers of the status quo,...
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