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2013-11-04 23:00:14

The personal papers of Stetson Kennedy, author, folklorist, and human rights advocate, are now available for free online through Georgia State University Library’s Digital Collections portal.

2011-01-31 08:57:00

Assembly-line model to blame MUSKEGON, Mich., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Kids Aren't Cars" is a new short film series set for national release February 1st.

2009-04-30 19:06:58

Officials with an Australian soccer team apologized for pictures of the Ku Klux Klan that were used to promote an event called All White Night. John McMahon, manager of the Torquay Tigers Football Club, said the pictures of Klan members were posted on the Internet by a volunteer, a retired member of the club, without the knowledge of officials, The Age reported Thursday. McMahon said the promotional pictures for the All White Night event -- which refers to clothing and not racial identity --...

2009-01-17 12:16:00

W.E.B. Du Bois' The Gift of Black Folk originally part of K of C 'Racial Contribution Series' NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1924, Jim Crow laws were still enforced in many parts of the United States and the KKK was experiencing a resurgence. Martin Luther King Jr.

2008-08-05 09:00:38

The Robert Allen Institute and Trump University have run full- page ads in the two local newspapers claiming you can become wealthy in the real-estate market today. They say Utah has had 10,725 foreclosures and nationally there are more than 623,000 bank-owned properties.

2006-08-31 09:05:00

The U.S. government should have been quicker to employ local firms to help rebuild Iraq instead of relying on U.S. corporations whose contracts gave them no incentive to minimize costs, a U.S. official said on Thursday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.