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Frederick Douglass

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  • Lincoln, a man of his time for all time

     
    by Frank James The Chicago Tribune, which endorsed Abraham Lincoln twice for the presidency, has a worthy appreciation today of the 16th president of the U.S. on its editorial page. It notes that Lincoln, like a lot of people, was......
  • A night of awe for L.A.'s youth orchestra

     
    It was an evening of awe. They stood in the corridor, instruments in hand; their soft whispers wondered what it was like on the other side. Then, as 100 or so pint-size musicians of the YOLA EXPO Centre Youth Orchestra......
  • Whoa dude, it's the Grateful Dead with Washington and Lincoln

     
    Dennis Larkins can be forgiven his feeling of déjà-vu, as he strolls through the new Grateful Dead exhibit at the New York Historical Society. Thirty years ago, he and Peter Barsotti created an iconic poster for the band’s 1980 shows......
  • The lure of writers' houses

     
    The website M + E -- run by author Emma Straub and her husband, Michael Fusco -- is selling a new series of four literary posters, each with an illustration of a writer's home (with address). The illustrations by Aislinn......
  • PBS sets John Lennon profile, modern-day Sherlock, Ken Burns’ ‘Tenth Inning’

     
    PBS today announced premiere dates for fall programming. “American Masters” will look at the last decade of John Lennon's life. The program, with the working title “John Lennon — New York City,” will air Nov. 22, shortly...
  • President Obama supports black colleges and universities

     
    Democrat promises $850 million in aid to help historically black schools of higher education....
  • Baltimore promoting its black heritage

    City tourism officials are using this month's scheduled opening of a museum spotlighting black history and culture to push Baltimore as a destination of choice for African-American tourists. With an eye on the planned opening June 25 of the Reginald F....
  • The new look of African-American history

    We know the names. Harriet Tubman was a conductor on the Underground Railroad, transporting more than 300 slaves to freedom. Frederick Douglass was an ardent spokesman for the abolition movement, and Thurgood Marshall helped end legal segregation as the...
  • As past rushes back, all at risk

    ATLANTA - The change in Jamal Lewis last season was subtle but unmistakable. An extra measure of resolve. A willingness to lead. Most of all, a hunger for recognition, not as one of the workmanlike but faceless NFL running backs who dependably gain chunks...
  • Man on a mission

    George L. Russell Jr. was walking to his downtown Baltimore office last week when three men approached him. "Aren't you George Russell?" one asked. "Yes, I am," the 75-year-old attorney replied. "We want to thank you for giving back to the community."...