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4:06 AM / Friday November 24, 2017

Articles by Felicia McGuffie

Baltic Bounty, Estonia and Latvia (Part I)

August 21, 2015

Smooth Traveler by Renée S. Gordon “I say to you: sing! Sing when it goes well for you. But most of all, sing when you must overcome outrage. Sing into the eyes of him who slanders you. Chant out your victory.” – Imants Ziedonis The Baltic Sea is located in Europe and touches the coasts of…

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The Julian Bond I remember and pay homage to

August 21, 2015

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson I can’t tell you how many times I sparred with former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond on TV shows and in print during the years he headed the NAACP over the organization’s policies and direction. No matter how fierce our debate, I was always struck by the dignity and passion that Bond…

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Longtime civil rights activist Julian Bond dead at 75

August 21, 2015

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Julian Bond, a Civil Rights titan and longtime leader of the NAACP, died Saturday night in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. He was 75. A public face of activism for civil rights throughout his life, Bond led the Southern Poverty Law Center and was the first African American nominated for vice president of the…

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Celebrating the Life of Horace Julian Bond

August 21, 2015

1940 – 2015 FROM HIS FAMILY Pam Horowitz, sons, Horace Mann Bond II, Jeffrey and Michael; daughters, Phyllis Jane Bond McMillan and Julia Louise Bond; sister, Jane; brother, James; and his eight grandchildren. We realize that many people loved and admired Julian. We understand that at this time of great loss for our family, that…

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Longtime Ohio Congressman Louis Stokes dies at 90

August 21, 2015

By Mark Gillispie Associated Press CLEVELAND — Former U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes, a 15-term congressman from Ohio who took on tough assignments looking into assassinations and scandals, has died at the age of 90, his family said Wednesday. He died peacefully at home Tuesday with his wife, Jay, at his side, a month after he…

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Chris Bosh Will Reportedly Guest Star in a Pair of Shows Set in Miami

August 21, 2015

By Florence Anthony With the U.S. Open scheduled to get under way at the end of the month, tennis superstar sisters Venus and Serena Williams have quietly sold their spacious loft apartment in New York City’s garment district for just under $2.1 million. According to “Variety,” the four-time gold medal winning siblings paid $1.335 million…

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Corey Hawkins brings Dr. Dre to life in Straight Outta Compton

August 21, 2015

Interview with Kam Williams Born in Washington, DC on October 22, 1988, Corey Hawkins studied acting at Juilliard before making his big screen debut in 2012 opposite Bow Wow in Allegiance. The next year, he appeared in Iron Man 3 with Robert Downey, Jr., and in Non-Stop with Liam Neeson the year after that. Here,…

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Will Philadelphia Eagles rookie Nelson Agholor continue to impress?

August 21, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO: Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor (17) Sunday, August 16, 2015 Philadelphia; The Eagles defeated the Colts 36-10. By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun Although he has yet to play a regular season game in the National Football League , Philadelphia Eagles rookie wide receiver Nelson Agholor…

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Ruling to allow college athletes to unionize is thrown out

August 21, 2015

By Michael Tarm (Associated Press) CHICAGO — The National Labor Relations Board on Monday threw out a historic ruling that gave Northwestern University football players the go-ahead to form the nation’s first college athletes’ union, saying the prospect of union and nonunion teams could throw off the competitive balance in college football. The decision dismissed…

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