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Flea market The Howard County NAACP Youth Council sponsors a spring flea market and yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at Ridgely's Run Community Center, 8400 Mission Road in Jessup. Antiques, jewelry, toys, clothing, household items, sports...
When Kiera Wilmot curiously mixed toilet-bowl cleaner with aluminum foil near her school gazebo last month, she did not imagine the experiment would end in adult felony charges. The 16-year old Polk County girl was a good student with an exemplary...
The Hartford CourantWarning that a new polling place is so inconvenient to reach that it amounts to voter suppression, Democratic Registrar Mary Rydingsward is pressing city officials to choose a new location for the November balloting. Her suggestion has met with a...
The Hartford CourantMuhammad Ansari was 25 when he sat for coffee with the black nationalist leader of his generation. It was 1963 and Malcolm X had come to Hartford to speak at the Bushnell. While Martin Luther King Jr. preached peace with white "brothers," the man born...
Deadline for submitting information to the Bulletin Board is noon Thursday. There is no charge for this service. Items run as space permits. Mail information to The Advocate-Messenger, P.O. Box 149, Danville, Ky. 40423- fax to (859) 236-9566 or call 236-...
100 YEARS AGO — 1913 A carbonator has been installed at the depot restaurant and the Gilcher Hotel restaurant. They will now be enabled to serve soft drinks of all kinds in the most approved style. Alfred Campbell rounded out eight years running...
Tags: Theft, Broken Leg, Prosecution, Martin Luther King Jr., Diabetes
There is no way to make up for decades of discrimination that crippled the proud history of black farm ownership. But we can do our best to move forward. In 1999 the U.S. Department of Agriculture agreed to settle the civil rights lawsuit Pigford v...
MAY EXCELLENT CONQUEST Through May 25. This modern rock musical adventure features an original script by Earl Maulding and follows a group of classmates on a quest to find a positive way to leave their mark on the world. Part of the 17th Annual National...
There was a time, in 1947 and before, when the mere presence of an African-American on a Major League Baseball team was enough to shake the game and the nation alike. Six years after Jackie Robinson smashed the sport's color barrier that year, still...
The lavish Carnival banquets already are under way at Antoine's Restaurant, the parading clubs are finalizing their ornate processions and the reviewing stands are in place along St. Charles Avenue. Everything, in other words, looks to be ready for the...
Tags: Mardi Gras, Ceremonies, Racism, Festive Events, C. Ray Nagin
If the state of Texas executes Duane Buck, it’ll be because he is black. Well, mainly it will be because in 1995, he shot his ex-girlfriend, Debra Gardner, and her friend, Kenneth Butler, to death at Gardner’s Houston home, and also...
In a Hollywood auditorium, James L. Tolbert tried to induce a room packed with broadcasting and advertising executives to essentially join the civil rights movement in 1963 by pointing out the obvious. "We Negroes watch 'Bonanza' and buy Chevrolets....
May 17, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 19, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
May 19, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 15, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 17, 2013 |Story| AM News
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May 20, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 16, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 4, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 8, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 4, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
May 12, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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