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One thing to know about our book club We are the Jay Stream Middle School Book Club. We started in 2003, and we all are, or have been, staff members at Jay Stream Middle School in Carol Stream. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers...
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Anthropology has been in the news quite a bit lately. The New York Times recently profiled Napoleon Chagnon on the eve of the publication of his memoir, "Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes — The Yanomamo and the Anthropologists."...
Eatonville's annual Zora! festival is on track toward financial stability after a few rough years, organizers told the Orange County Commission on Tuesday. The festival, which celebrates the legacy of the historically black town's most famous resident,...
Ventura County StarStudents from kindergarten through high school will soon be reading more nonfiction -- biographies, speeches, even a government publication on insulation -- under new national standards that are changing what and how children learn. That doesn't...
The Florida Times-UnionAll of the literary world loved her, but we thought of her as our own. E.L. Konigsburg was a special treasure who left gems in the form of literature and art. She died Friday in a hospital near Washington, D.C., where she had lived since suffering a...
What do college football's Tim Tebow and Bobby Bowden have in common with businessman Wayne Huizenga and Everglades demolisher Hamilton Disston? They've all recently been named "Great Floridians," what is supposed to be a high honor, bestowed upon...
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Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelA debate exists on whether Black History Month is still necessary on the premise that Black history is American history. People against a recognized month for the study of Black history argue that it only furthers segregation and we should study Black...
Davidson Taylor, a public-relations professional working with the Zora Neale Hurston Festival in Eatonville, wrote this story about the "Question Bridge: Black Males" exhibition, on view as part of the Zora! Festival. The festival is running through...
Where do the years go? Seminole State College is up to its eighth installment of August Wilson's "Pittsburgh Cycle" of plays. Wilson, the noted African-American playwright who died in 2005 wrote 10 plays set in Pittsburgh. Each takes place in a...
WHAT: The Outdoor Festival of the Arts from Feb. 1-3 is the centerpiece of this year's Zora! Festival in Eatonville, but you don't have to wait until next weekend to honor the city's rich heritage and the life of its most famous author, Zora Neale Hurston...
This year's Zora! Festival has a mission that goes beyond celebrating Eatonville's most famous resident, author Zora Neale Hurston. It has to spend less and make more so its parent organization can get its financial house in order. The finances of the...
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