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George Wallace

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  • Integration through baseball

    Integration through baseball
    Oct. 8, 1966, is for me, a day thick with enduring and vivid memories. It was a Saturday, the day of the first World Series game ever played in Baltimore, and I doubt that an autumn sun ever shined so brightly or felt so inviting as the one that fell that...
  • Orlando Fringe hoping to go with a big bash this year

    Orlando Fringe hoping to go with a big bash this year
    For as long as any Fringe goer can remember, the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival has always been held for two weeks in May, concluding over Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day, in fact, was traditionally the final day of the event. But it has...
  • Taste of Orlando Fringe Festival coming up at Local Preview Night

    Taste of Orlando Fringe Festival coming up at Local Preview Night
    If movies can have sneak previews for upcoming attractions, why can’t community theaters do the same? In fact, the Orlando Fringe likes the idea so much that they have two previews coming up. As George Wallace, the executive director of the...
  • Hampton U's Pirate pride swells with March Madness hopes

    Hampton U's Pirate pride swells with March Madness hopes
    The whispers began when the team won its conference tournament and spread with the coach's call for divine intervention during a post-game news conference. The full-throated cheers should reach a crescendo around tipoff Thursday evening when Hampton...
  • NASA Langley's ISAAC robot to help build next-gen aircraft, spacecraft

    NASA Langley's ISAAC robot to help build next-gen aircraft, spacecraft
    ISAAC turned its back on a crowd of dignitaries Monday, its bristly "head" facing the laboratory's opposite wall. Then — with its head held absolutely still — its sleek, articulated, bowed body began to waggle slowly back and forth, back and...
  • From this Selma house, Martin Luther King made civil rights history

     From this Selma house, Martin Luther King made civil rights history
    Jawana Jackson scrunched her eyebrows, momentarily puzzled as she stared at a bedroom bureau. "I really thought the pajamas were in one of these drawers," she said in the tone of an aunt concerned that her visiting nephew might go without proper...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival now has its artists lined up for May

    Orlando Fringe Festival now has its artists lined up for May
    Normally a lottery means a big financial payout to one lucky winner, but that’s not quite how it played out last week at Fringe. The lottery held at the Orlando Shakespeare Center had a very long list of winners – quite a few, in fact...
  • The local connection of 'Selma' one for the ages

    She was often described as “Aurora’s Matriarch.” And those who knew her well tell me even today, more than four years after Marie Wilkinson’s death at age 101, she is as missed as she was loved. “Not a day goes by I don&...
  • 'Selma' is a powerful telling of the MLK story

    "Selma" is a necessary film, even an essential one, with more than its share of memorable performances and vivid, compelling sequences. But welcome as it is for being the first Hollywood production to put the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his...
  • Community members stand against reductions at Fort Eustis

    Community members stand against reductions at Fort Eustis
    Residents, community and economic leaders, elected officials and business owners filled a theater on Fort Eustis on Tuesday to tell the Army of the devastating impact losing half of the soldiers on base would have for the region. "This base is so...
  • In Selma, Alabama, a movie makes a town remember

    In Selma, Alabama, a movie makes a town remember
    Vera Booker recalls Bloody Sunday like it happened this week. A 29-year-old-nurse in 1965, Booker was relishing some rare time off that fraught March weekend. Then the call came. Black protesters had been beaten up by a white police force at Selma's...