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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,...
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. “...
Tags: Juneteenth, Slavery
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...
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,...
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...
Tags: Christianity, Politics, Civil Rights, Druid Hill, Baptist
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,...
ReutersBy Therese Apel JACKSON, Miss., June 12 (Reuters) - Mississippi marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers on Wednesday by focusing on his accomplishments of voter registration drives, boycotts and demonstrations...
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A coalition of civil liberties and immigrant-rights advocates led by Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland wants to strengthen a provision in the Senate's sweeping immigration bill that would prohibit law enforcement agencies from racial profiling. The 867-page,...
These groups meet regularly. Adams, Hanna, Moore Memorial Post 156, American Legion — Third Thursday, 7 p.m. VFW Post 7472, 4225 VFW Lane, Ellicott City. Edward A. Hall, commander, Post 156, firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-340-7892; John Horan,...
The Rev. Will D. Campbell was a poor white boy from Mississippi who preached his first sermon from a pulpit stocked with a Bible from the Ku Klux Klan. But this son of the segregated South — a self-avowed "good ol' boy with crazy ideas" —...
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