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African-American History Month

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  • James McGrath Morris on Ethel Payne, 'Eye on the Struggle'

    James McGrath Morris on Ethel Payne, 'Eye on the Struggle'
    Although white Chicagoans knew little about Ethel Payne, a city reporter and later Washington correspondent for the Chicago Defender in the 1950s and '60s, African-Americans here and around the country came to venerate her as the most prominent female black journalist of her day. Late in life, Payne became nationally known to white audiences as a correspondent and commentator for CBS News, but the seminal work of her career covering the civil rights movement took place in the context of the black media, to which whites paid minimal attention.
  • Exhibit kicks off partnership with ArtServe

    Exhibit kicks off partnership with ArtServe
    The Miramar Cultural Center's new partnership with ArtServe kicks off with "ArtViva!," an exhibition celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. The center's Ansin Family Art Gallery features 20 art pieces in what Jaye Abbate, president and CEO of ArtServe,...

    Modern Technology Breathing New Life Into Historic East Hartford Cemetery

    Modern Technology Breathing New Life Into Historic East Hartford Cemetery
    EAST HARTFORD — The Friends of Center Cemetery was about to revamp its 20-year-old walking tour booklet when it occurred to Ray Tubbs, the group's president, that the printed word might have a foot in the grave. People don't want printed guides...

    Remember when Donald Sterling honored Black History Month in March?

    Remember when Donald Sterling honored Black History Month in March?
    Donald Sterling has been trying for years to show how much he really cares for minorities. His bio page on the Clippers website mentions numerous charitable foundations the team owner started and a variety of humanitarian awards he has received. One...

    Paul Greenberg: Holocaust Day again

    Another year, another Holocaust Day -- just as there's another Earth Day, Groundhog Day, Tax Day, Valentine's Day ... you name it. It had to happen to the Holocaust, too. It's become a Day. It's a familiar transformation -- from the unique to the annual,...