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11:58 AM / Saturday September 26, 2020

Week In Review

Marable wins History Pulitzer

April 22, 2012

The late Manning Marable won the Pulitzer Prize for history Monday, honored for a Malcolm X book he worked on for decades but did not live to see published. For the first time in 35 years, no fiction prize was given.

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American Bandstand’ host Dick Clark dead at 82

April 22, 2012

His identity as “the world’s oldest teenager” became strained in recent years, as time and infirmity caught up with his enduring boyishness. But he owned New Year’s Eve after four decades hosting his annual telecast on ABC from Times Square.

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Mike Wallace, ‘60 Minutes’ star interviewer, dies

April 15, 2012

CBS newsman Mike Wallace, the dogged, merciless reporter and interviewer who took on politicians, celebrities and other public figures in a 60-year career highlighted by the on-air confrontations that helped make 60 Minutes the most successful primetime television news program ever, has died. He was 93.

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Obama denounces ‘radical’ Republican budget plan

April 9, 2012

In an election-year pitch to middle-class voters, President Barack Obama is denouncing a House Republican budget plan as a “Trojan horse,” warning that it represents “an attempt to impose a radical vision on our country” that would hurt working families.

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High court takes up fight over Obama health law

April 2, 2012

President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is front and center at the Supreme Court for three days of hearings to determine the fate of a law aimed at extending health insurance to more than 30 million Americans.

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Va. teacher probed for telling student to read poem ‘blacker’

March 26, 2012

A Virginia high school English teacher is under investigation for allegedly asking the lone African-American student in the class to read a poem in a “blacker” manner. Jordan Shumate says he was reading aloud Langston Hughes’ “Ballad of the Landlord” when teacher Marilyn Bart interrupted him.

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Recent News

Style

Fall home decor trends: Comforting hues, flexible design

September 17, 2020

By Kim Cook New York-based designer Glenn Gissler painted this New York loft in Benjamin Moore’s deep,...

Entertainment

Emmy winners highlight push for social justice

September 25, 2020

By Beth harris ASSOCIATED PRESS  LOS ANGELES — Regina King and Uzo Aduba used the come-as-you-are fashion...

Stateside

NAACP issues statement on the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 25, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: NAACP president and CEO Derrick Johnson  (Photo/naacp.org) The NAACP family is devastated by the passing...

Sports

Deion Sanders set to become Jackson State’s football coach

September 25, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Deion Sanders  (Photo: DFree / Shutterstock) ASSOCIATED PRESS  JACKSON, Miss.— Hall of Fame cornerback Deion...

Seniors

Know the facts about pulmonary fibrosis

September 17, 2020

BPT Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a progressive and debilitating disease that leads to scarring of the lungs,...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of September 27

September 25, 2020

All Signs: It’s been tough with Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn at odds with Mars. This week...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff