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  • 'Narrative On Leather' Tells Of African American Lives In Deep South

    'Narrative On Leather' Tells Of African American Lives In Deep South
    Winfred Rembert worked in a Southern cotton field at age 6, was arrested at a Civil Rights demonstration in Americus, Ga., at age 19, was jailed with no charges for a year and then escaped, overpowering a deputy and locking him in the cell. Rembert got caught, and later was taken out to a lynching ground and hung naked upside down, surrounded by an angry mob. He miraculously survived that, and wound up doing time in prison, where he endured solitary confinement and working on a chain gang.
  • Let's Not Pretend We're Colorblind

    Let's Not Pretend We're Colorblind
    Many well-meaning people talk about being colorblind or proudly claim that they are raising their children to ignore racial or other differences. I know they are sincere when they say those words, but I cringe each time I hear them. What are meant as good...

    19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility

     19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility
    Tensions between Irish immigrants and anti-immigrant nativists nearly exploded into violence during newly elected Connecticut Gov. William T. Minor's May 1855 inaugural parade. A month earlier, Minor and his fellow Know-Nothing Party candidates had...

    One Man's Hate Is Cancer To All

    Hatred of Jews led Frazier G. Cross to kill three people in Overland Park, Kan., last week. His horrifying act has reverberations beyond Kansas, however. Jewish organizations in Greater Hartford increased security — at a time when families should be...

    Speech Limits Closing The American Mind

    In 2007, Keith John Sampson, a middle-age student working his way through Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as a janitor, was declared guilty of racial harassment. Without granting Sampson a hearing, the university administration —...
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  • White House goes solar, again

     
    More than two decades after President Ronald Reagan had a solar water heating system removed from the White House roof, President Barack Obama will become the first to use solar energy as a means for powering the first family's White......
  • Checking Out the Fall Color

     
    If you want to see fall color, you have to go to the source – the northern states. Each fall Joani and I need to escape to the colder part of our country. We head north to enjoy a little chill and to bring back some fall color to share with you. Most...
  • Three strangely colored lobsters take up residence at Connecticut aquarium

     
    NORWALK, Conn. — Connecticut's Maritime Aquarium is the new home to three exotic lobsters, a colorful trio sharing the same tank at the Norwalk center. The crustaceans are normal size, but one is sky blue, another is pumpkin orange, and......
  • Alaska officials consider proposal to allow trapping of black bears

     
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska wildlife managers say they need help: A growing number of black bears are roaming the state, chowing down on too many caribou and moose and leaving too few for humans to eat. So the state is......
  • Northern Gardens A Treat

     
    Fall in the garden takes on many forms. Often there are the fall flowers like goldenrod, asters, chrysanthemums and marigolds. Also there are the fall harvests of squash, pumpkins and greens. All and more were present in the northern gardens visited in...
  • Epcot’s Party For The Senses pleases once again

     
    Epcot's Party For The Senses pleases once again...
  • Humpback whale's unusual migration is believed to be a record-breaker

     
    LONDON — It wasn't love. It could have been adventure. Or maybe she just got lost. It remains a mystery why a female humpback whale swam thousands of miles from the reefs of Brazil to the African island of Madagascar,......
  • Maine diver documents encounter with hungry porbeagle shark on video

     
    PORTLAND, Maine — A scuba diver who came face-to-teeth with a shark used a camera to fend off the animal when it came at him with its teeth bared -- and he has the frightening video to prove it. Scott......
  • Diver videotapes extremely close encounter with shark

     
    A scuba diver got an unexpected and shocking surprise Saturday while diving near Eastport, off the eastern tip of Maine, when a porbeagle shark apparently mistook his camera equipment for food. Scott MacNichol, 30, was uninjured but definitely shaken up.....
  • Amid mixed signals, a positive step for menhaden

    Amid mixed signals, a positive step for menhaden
    SALT LAKE CITY — This was going to be about fun and games. That's what drives the Outdoor Retailer trade show, the twice-annual event that fills the city's Salt Palace with the gear and goodies that you, dear consumer, will be lusting after next...
  • Gulf oil spill: fish safety test unveiled

     
    While government investigators, BP and Halliburton argue over the integrity of the well cement used last April in the run up to the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, the lingering effects of the massive spill it caused continue......