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Yesterday | All About Jazz

VIDEO/DVD: STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Introducing Shana Tucker

Today, let's get acquainted via video with singer, cellist, and guitarist Shana Tucker , who will be making her St. Louis debut sharing a bill with R&B singer Kenya McGuire Johnson at 7:30 p.m. next Saturday, July 19 at the Kranzberg Arts Center .

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Related Topix: R&B, R-N-B, Jazz, Durham, NC, THQ, Las Vegas, Video Games

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Northeast man indicted in 2013 fatal shooting of Howard University student

A little more than a year after a Howard University student was fatally shot last year, his accused killer has been indicted by a grand jury in connection with the murder.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Washington, DC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Alpha Kappa Alpha, 'unsung heroes' of civil rights, in Charlotte for convention

The public is being encouraged to attend a Town Hall meeting Sunday from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Charlotte Convention Center.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Sororities, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Birmingham, AL

Examiner.com

Jul. 11: A hero is killed in Madison County

Lemuel Augustus Penn was murdered on July 11, 1964 in Madison County, Georgia. He died without knowing he would play an important role in the struggle for civil rights in the USA and particularly in the South.

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Related Topix: Madison County, GA, US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Benning (Washington, DC), Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

NewsOne

Black Men: A Graphic Look At Where We Stand

Thanks to the Internet, there's no shortage of graphic images that can illustrate almost any statistic that we can come up with.

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Related Topix: Prison

Thu Jul 10, 2014

City Paper

Jazz Setlist, July 10-16: Integriti Reeves, CapitalBop, and John Kocur

The last year or so has really been the making of Integriti Reeves . She's not exactly a newcomer to D.C. jazz, being a native Washingtonian, a graduate of both the Duke Ellington School of the Arts and Howard University, and a veteran of most of the city's jazz bandstands.

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Related Topix: Washington, Jazz, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, The Cardigans, Music, Entertainment

US News & World Report

How Women, Minorities Can Find Colleges That Offer STEM Support

Students that don't see faculty or peers who look like them in their classes can lose their motivation, experts say.

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Related Topix: University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Science, Computer Science, University of Dayton, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Hispanic Business

Scientific Investigators from Howard University Participate in Research Retreat

"Institutionally, we have a near-term goal to increase Howard's research expenditures to more than , Ph.D., P.E., associate provost for research and graduate studies, who convened the retreat.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Washington Post

Wale shows maturity in latest confrontation

Wale performs in the crowd at Yardfest Music festival at Howard University in 2010 - Josh Sisk/For the Washington Post I don't spend a whole ton of time following hip-hop beefs, mainly because half the time they're nothing more than promotional tools disguised as problems.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Business Journal

Howard University says it soon will have two proposals for hospital partner

Howard University Hospital is projected to have a loss of $37 million in the fiscal year ending June 30. The previous year the hospital lost $21 million.

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Related Topix: Washington DC

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

11,500 Alpha Kappa Alpha members coming to Charlotte for conference

Members of Gastonia's Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter, Zeta Mu Omega, sport the sorority's signature green and pink colors.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Sororities, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Shaw University, Western Carolina University

Fri Jul 04, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Murray's legacy

There's a bumper sticker you see now and then that says, "Well behaved women rarely make history."

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Related Topix: Durham, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Opinion

Patch.com

Time to Ticket 'Slow Poke' Drivers in Virginia?

Georgia implemented its new "Slow Poke" law this week. The law requires drivers in the left lane of a Georgia highway move to the right when a vehicle traveling at a faster speed comes up from behind.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Thunderstorm Watches & Warnings In Place

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND, HOWARD COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND, SOUTHEASTERN ARLINGTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA, NORTHERN PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND, NORTHWESTERN ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY IN ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Maryland, Prince Georges County, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters

The Miami Herald

New dean looks to Howard law school's past to shape its future

Danielle R. Holley Walker is the new dean of the Howard University Law School. She has been a professor and associate dean at the University of South Carolina Law School.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Cape Cod Times

A visit to Howard University

As part of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists convention in Washington, D.C., this year, the attendees did a lot of predictable things - enjoyed a banquet honoring Will Rogers, visited museums, imbibed in a noisy hospitality suite.

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Related Topix: African-American, Science / Technology, Inventions, Opinion

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Review: 'African American Art' a revelation at the Crocker

Every third Sunday of the month is "Pay What You Wish Sunday." If you haven't already seen "African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era and Beyond" at the Crocker Art Museum, be sure to put a visit to the show on your calendar.

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Related Topix: African-American, American University, Painting, Arts, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

Daily Kos

Justice of the Day - Thurgood Marshall

Today's Justice of the Day is: THURGOOD MARSHALL. Justice Marshall was born on this day, July 2, in 1908.

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Related Topix: African-American, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

CBS Local

Study: D.C. and Maryland Drivers Are the Worst

It's been a big debate in the nation's capital for years. Who are the worst drivers in Washington, D.C.? It's a valid question with drivers from Maryland and Virginia pouring into the city each workday.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

the Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology

In the future CEIN will collaborate with the NC Museum of Life and Science in an educational effort spanning G8-12 to adults.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Duke University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Kentucky, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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