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Philadelphia Daily NewsA POSTAGE stamp for Wilt? According to a recent report, the late Wilt Chamberlain, an NBA star who starred at Overbrook High, is on the short list of those being considered for next year's U.S. Stamp Program. In the upcoming May 27 issue of Linn's...
Great news, everyone. This may be the last year you spend the day after Earth Day sleeping off a gluten-free smoothie hangover or washing the compost off your all-hemp gardening trousers. In fact, this may be the last year we even need an Earth Day. A...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterFuneral arrangements have been made for Lt. Dempsey Morgan. His funeral service will be held on Monday at noon at the Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home at 1002 Moorman Road in Roanoke. ----------------------- The country and especially the Roanoke Valley...
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Somewhere in the middle of watching the movie "42," about Jackie Robinson's historic rookie year breaking baseball's color barrier, I decided something. I decided that this weekend, I'm taking my sons to see it too. They're teenage athletes, and they've...
Culpeper Star-Exponent, Va.A life-long Culpeper County resident keeps uncovering untold and under-recognized stories in American history, an essential effort that keeps gaining attention. For her extensive field work, research, investigation and writing about African American...
L.A. NOWAs part of Black History Month, L.A. County honored a group of U.S. Marines who broke down racial barriers....
email@example.comThe 4th Doleman Black Heritage Museum Celebration of Black History on Saturday at The Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown was a bit of a family affair for the Parsons. Cathy Parson and her brother, Tom Parson, were among those honored at the event for their...
L.A. NOWClassmates of Harvard-Westlake swimmer who died last week after collapsing in the school pool are expected to honor the 16-year-old junior at an assembly on Monday....
Associate ProducerThe Dumas Center in Roanoke held it's annual Black History month event earlier this evening. The "Showtime At The Dumas" event honored native Roanoker and Goddess of Soul Jane Powell A local band entertained guests during the main event, and there was...
February is Black History Month. Baltimore is celebrating it by commemorating the march of African-Americans toward full membership in the American family. Although I am a white man born and raised in the strictly segregated Baltimore of nearly eight...
Staff WriterThemes of community, empowerment and joy rose to the rafters Saturday afternoon as some 150 parishioners celebrated together at the third annual Gospel Jubilee at Second Baptist Church in El Centro. “Do you need more strength? You’ve got to...
The Williams family and members of Greater Campher Temple will observe a memorial service celebrating the life of Pearl J. Harvey Williams. The service will be held at the church Sunday at 4 p.m. The church is at 125 W. Bethel St. in Hagerstown. The...
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