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Many residents of the Grove community are pleased with the plans for the new library on Seventh Street, even if it means losing a portion of the community's historic Emancipation Community Park when construction is completed. Plans unveiled in...
What? It is already February, dear readers? February introduces African-American History (Black History) month. February first is National Freedom Day. Happy Groundhog Day on February 2. At 7:30 a.m. Punxsatawney Phil will emerge from a simulated...
Laurel's oldest festival, Emancipation Day, brought neighbors and friends to Emancipation Community Park for food, music, ball games and just catching up under the shade of the tall oak trees that gave the Grove community its name. Sponsored each year by...
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Paul GreenbergPsst, pass it on. Tell the other slaves: We leave Egypt tonight. Walker Percy called it the search. Or at least his alter ego in "The Moviegoer" did. Outwardly, John Bickerson Bolling, or Binx to his friends, was just another stockbroker. Inwardly, he...
Channel Guide MagazineHere are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
The Hartford CourantFearfully, I thought I'd gotten it wrong, that somehow slavery had not ended and colored folks truly weren't free. It was the early 1960s in Illinois. The family was gathered around the lone black and white Zenith, watching some guy named King being...
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