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11:27 PM / Thursday November 21, 2019

Week In Review

Abbey Lincoln: A jazz singer who went her own way

August 23, 2010

In a career spanning half a century, Abbey Lincoln turned her back on the image-makers who wanted to turn her into a Marilyn Monroe in sepia. Instead, she chose to go her own way as an uncompromising jazz singer, songwriter, actress and civil-rights advocate.

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Rangel: ‘Don’t leave me swinging in the wind’

August 16, 2010

The New York Democrat and 40-year House veteran had a sharp message in dismissing fellow Democrats who, worried about election losses, want him to quit: “If I can’t get my dignity back here, then fire your best shot in getting rid of me through expulsion.”

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House ethics panel outlines charges against Waters

August 16, 2010

The House ethics committee announced three counts of alleged ethics violations against California Democrat Maxine Waters, including a charge that she requested federal help for a bank where her husband owned stock and had served on its board.

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Family: Racism caused Conn. gunman to snap

August 8, 2010

Union representatives and his supervisors showed a video of Omar Thorton stealing beer from the distributor where he worked. Busted, he didn’t put up a fight, company officials said. He quietly signed a letter of resignation and was headed for the door when he pulled out a gun and started firing…

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House panel charges Rangel with ethics misdeeds

August 1, 2010

A House investigative committee has charged New York Rep. Charles Rangel with multiple ethics violations, dealing a serious blow to the former Ways and Means chairman and complicating Democrats’ election-year outlook.

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A Russian milestone: 1st black elected to office

August 1, 2010

In a country where racism is entrenched and often violent, Sagbo’s election as one of Novozavidovo’s 10 municipal councilors is a milestone. But among the town’s 10,000 people, the 48-year-old from the West African country of Benin is viewed simply a Russian who cares about his hometown.

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