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  1. The WilliesDON'T Holiday MeRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2009 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- Erwin Knoll, the late publisher of The Progressive, said that in 1991, as the United States went to war against Iraq, "There is no such thing as a just war - never was, never will be."


  2. BWW Review: History Comes to Life in Rosa Parks and the Montgomery...Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 |

    Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott opened with a roar on Friday September 26 at the Coterie Theatre in Kansas City, Mo. "When you have your hand in the lion's mouth it is best to pat it on the head.


  3. South Carolina a battleground state in high school history debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina is shaping up as another battleground in the debate over how to teach American history that's caused week-long walkouts by hundreds of high school students in Colorado. South Carolina Parents Involved in Education is urging the state Board of Education and local school boards to pass a resolution to stop using the College Board's new framework for its Advanced Placement U.S. History class and demand a rewrite of the course.


  4. Panelists: Civil rights movement was a fight for human dignity and respectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | St. Augustine Record

    Charles Cobb Jr. appears on the Civil Rights Panel at Flagler's Lewis Auditorium during the Florida Heritage Book Festival on Saturday. Rodney Hurst Sr. appears on the Civil Rights Panel at Flagler's Lewis Auditorium during the Florida Heritage Book Festival on Saturday.


  5. Three faiths and one house of worship face its doubtersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Washington Post

    After officials in the German capital offered his parish a prime site to build a new house of worship, the Rev. Gregor Hohberg had a kumbaya moment.


  6. Grading 'Common Core': Education Secretary Arne Duncan sticks up for controversial learning standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 |

    School is back in session for much of the country and "Power Players" joined First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at a "prep rally" at the high school where Martin Luther King Jr. graduated back in 1944 at the age of 14. It's all part of an effort to pump up the nation's students beginning another controversial year in American education. Watching from the wings, the man on the hot seat: Education Secretary Arne Duncan, kicking off a motivational bus tour through the South.


  7. When all else fails, parents of special-needs students turn to social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | St. Petersburg Times

    A chance meeting in a Sarasota restaurant put Amanda Taylor, the mother of a special-needs student, in touch with activist Jon Singer. Taylor described the frustration she was having getting her daughter the services she needed at Robinson Elementary School in Plant City.


  8. Goodbye First Amendment: California school bans books by Christian authorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 |

    It seems that some "educators" are engaging in what can only be called a war on Christianity . Citing a report by the Pacific Justice Institute , Truth Revolt said Friday that a charter school in Temecula, California, thumbed its nose at the Constitution and the Supreme Court when it recently targeted and banned Christian-based books from its library.


  9. 'Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott teaches through performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 |

    Ron Lackey , Antonia Washington , and Frank Oakley III in "Rosa Parks and Montgomery Bus Boycott." Kansas City's renowned Coterie Theatre, kicked off its 2014 - 15 season on opening night, Sept.


  10. JeffCo Colorado school board member opens her mouth, shows why students are right to protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Daily Kos

    Students in Jefferson County, Colorado, have continued walking out in protest of the school board's proposal to replace the AP history curriculum with conservative teachings that don't "encourage or condone civil disorder, social strife or disregard of the law." It seems that at least one of the conservative school board members pushing the plan is as ignorant of history as she wants students to be : "I'm not saying let's not teach history accurately," [school board member Julie] Williams told 9News in a phone interview.


  11. Littwin: Don't know much about AP historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Summit Daily News

    As you may have heard, Jefferson County School Board member Julie Williams is upset about the direction of the Advanced Placement U.S. history course curriculum. And so she has proposed that a committee be formed to review it to ensure that the curriculum - written by, you know, historians - is sufficiently patriotic and sufficiently respectful of authority.


  12. Rock Hall Anniversary: U2's The Unforgettable FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2014 |

    After hitting the top twenty for the first time in America with 1983's War , U2 returned in October 1984 with their fourth album The Unforgettable Fire . Shifting away from hard-hitting rock that was relavant in the band's first three albums, the album would be the first with producers Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno, who would bring a more dramatic and abstract sound, and would also go on to produce most of U2's studio albums thereafter.


  13. New Book #6 Behind Thomas Piketty's 'Capital in the 21st Century' on Apple iBooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | John Hope Bryant

    Okay, this is impressive to me. Thomas Piketty 's landmark book. "Capital in the 21st Century," has been a global bestseller since it came out.


  14. New Book #1 Today on Amazon for Government Social PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | John Hope Bryant

    Today, thanks to KQED-FM and the Commonwealth Club , my new book is now the #1 bestseller in the nation for Government Social Policy on Thank you to the team at the Commonwealth Club, and my friend Van Jones , co-host for CNN's Crossfire and founder of Rebuild the Dream , who joined me for this important conversation.


  15. Small-town US politician emerges as unlikely foe of PM Narendra ModiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Express India

    A civil rights organisation has and filed a lawsuit that said PM Narendra Modi failed to stop anti-Muslim rioting in 2002. A city council member from a Chicago suburb of 25,000 people is making for an unlikely antagonist of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, population 1.2 billion.


  16. Public Health Department Pushes Flu ShotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 |

    The HHSA and Black Nurses Association provided free flu shots to adults 18 years or older at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center. More than 200 people received immunizations against influenza today as the county of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency kicked off its annual vaccination drive.


  17. Organization behind Ap Us History curriculum supports student protesters in JeffcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    The group behind Advanced Placement curricula and SAT tests issued a statement Friday afternoon in support of students protesting potential changes to Jefferson County Public Schools' AP U.S. History course. "These students recognize that the social order can - and sometimes must - be disrupted in the pursuit of liberty and justice," College Board said.


  18. Hawks, civil rights leaders vow to work togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Statesboro Herald

    The Atlanta Hawks and city civil rights leaders said Friday's meeting between the team's CEO and the group was "extremely productive."


  19. ECHN Welcomes Dr. Philip D. DeGaetano To Its Active Medical Staff in EllingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 |

    Eastern Connecticut Health Network is pleased to welcome Philip D. DeGaetano, DO, to its Active Medical Staff. Dr. DeGaetano has joined Eastern Connecticut Medical Professionals Foundation, Inc. in its multispecialty group practice located at 175 West Road, Ellington, Connecticut.


  20. County Encourages Flu Shots With Free EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | NBC San Diego

    Believe it or not, it's the beginning of flu season, and on Friday, local health officials kicked off the season with a free-immunization event. Residents were encouraged to come to the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center to get their flu shot, which was free to 500 people, thanks to the San Diego Black Nurses Association in conjunction with San Diego County.