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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. (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 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. Out to expose the social and political inequities of the South in the mid-20th...

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. Using examples from the Midwest, it documents the negative impact organized labor has had on the American education system, creating a one-size-fits-all assembly line model that leaves students behind and treats teachers the same, regardless of their skill level and classroom effectiveness, stifling innovation and improvement. See...

2009-11-12 11:33:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0158872/US-Orthopedic-Devices-Market-Analysis--Forecasts-to-2015.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 Summary This report is an essential source for in-depth information and...

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. had not yet been born, and the Civil Rights Act would not be enacted for another 40 years. Nonetheless, it was the year in which the Knights of Columbus commissioned and published a landmark history of black...

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. With no or little experience and money, one can become wealthy by buying houses, apartments and office buildings now. This brings back the "carpetbaggers" of the Great Depression and in the aftermath of the Civil War. You,...

2006-08-31 09:05:00

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD -- 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. The top U.S. auditor for Iraqi reconstruction also said it was too early to say whether Iraqis would "get value for money" from the $22 billion Washington is investing on rebuilding postwar Iraq. The program has been beset by complaints of waste,...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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