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  1. All the WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | City Pages

    History Theatre's season opener comes to St. Paul via the Great White Way, where it won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Play and also earned a Tony for Breaking Bad actor Bryan Cranston. In All the Way , Cranston played President Lyndon B. Johnson, one of three key figures working to get the Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed.

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  2. 'Springsteen on Broadway' soul-stirring but don't dare sing alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | New York Daily News

    "Springsteen on Broadway" is intimate and persuasive, satisfying and soul-stirring as it tells the personal journey of an American classic. The moment showed the power and charm of the 68-year-old rocker.

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  3. Capitol Reef switching to fall operating hours on Oct. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Deseret News

    Beginning Oct. 23, operating hours at the park's visitor center will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Extended hours will resume in summer 2018. In addition, the visitor center announced it will be closed on Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day.

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  4. These are the days for empathyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | The Daily Gazette

    I am a natural optimist. It may be a family-of-origin thing: I was fortunate to have loving and supportive parents who, despite being only 17 when they married and despite always struggling financially, nurtured in my 10 siblings and me a deep belief that people are inherently good and society can overcome our problems if we work together.

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  5. Penick Village Embarks on Racial Reconciliation PilgrimageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | The Pilot

    Chaplin Sarah Rieth and Resident Services Coordinator April Lyles stand in the Chapel at Penick Village where they prepare for the racial reconciliation pilgrimage to Washington D.C. Chaplin Sarah Rieth and Resident Services Coordinator April Lyles stand in the Chapel at Penick Village where they prepare for the racial reconciliation pilgrimage to Washington D.C. In the front corner of the Penick Village Chapel, five chairs were arranged into a small circle. There, Penick resident Bill Stagg and Resident Services Coordinator April Lyles sit side by side, talking about the book he was reading, "The Making of a Racist," by Charles Dew.

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  6. Martin Luther King Jr.'s lesson for NFL protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Denver Post

    The Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, take a knee prior to the national anthem before the Cowyboys Sept. 25 game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz.

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  7. The Significance of Lecrae Leaving White EvangelicalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Christianity Today

    Several weeks after Lecrae dropped his latest album, the biggest name in Christian hip-hop joined the podcast Truth's Table . The topic of conversation: the rapper's musical and personal transformation since his last album, a three-year period during which Lecrae become increasingly vocal in speaking up about racial injustice.

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  8. Rev. Eddie Nunn aided police integration, bettered ZephyrhillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | St. Petersburg Times

    Zephyrhills Police Capt. Reggie Roberts, the Rev. Eddie Nunn Sr. and City Manager Steve Spina.

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  9. Utah's Negro Bill Canyon renamed Grandstaff Canyon by federal boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Hikers visit Morning Glory Arch in southern Utah's Negro Bill Canyon. For years, controversy over the canyon's racial name has dogged Grand County, which is now proposing changing the name to Grandstaff in honor of the canyon's namesake pioneer William Grandstaff, a former Southern slave turned Western cowboy who prospected near Moab in the late 1870s.

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  10. It's feeling like 1968 all over again, only worse this time, with deeper divides and fewer answers.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Long Khanh Province, Republic of Vietnam.SP4 R. Richter, 4th Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade, lifts his battle weary eyes to the heavens, as if to ask why? Sergeant Daniel E. Spencer stares down at their fallen comrade. The day's battle ended, the silently await the helicopter which will evacuate their comrade from the jungle covered hills.

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  11. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday Commission invites students to participate in essay contestRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 12 | PressReleasePoint

    The Howard County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission invites Howard County middle and high school students to participate in the Commission's annual Student Essay Contest. The winners will be recognized at the Commission's annual celebration on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Reservoir High School, 11550 Scaggsville Road in Fulton.

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  12. CCA Bringing Harry Belafonte To ShubertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | New Haven Independent

    To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the New Haven-based nonprofit Christian Community Action is bringing legendary musician and social activist Harry Belafonte to the stage of the Shubert Theatre on Temple Street. Now 90 years old, Belafonte rose to international stardom in the 1950s by bringing Caribbean music to the world in a long string of recordings that are now part of the global popular consciousness.

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  13. Mavis Staples Talks Las Vegas Shooting & Reasserting Herself As a Voice for ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Billboard

    There's no arguing that Mavis Staples reigns supreme as one of the greatest female voices of all time. A study of her work -- both as a solo artist as well as with her legendary family -- reveals that to be very evident.

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  14. Fighting racism: Teaching kids to identify individual black people can reduce racial biasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | EurekAlert!

    Many times, those who hold racially biased views of other people see them as all the same. Instead of thinking of them as specific individuals, they lump them into a group - seeing them as "those people."

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  15. Civil-rights icon Congressman John Lewis on LGBT equality, social justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Philadelphia Gay News

    When President Barack Obama linked Selma, Seneca Falls and Stonewall in his second Inaugural Address, it was a connection that hit home for Congressman John Lewis. For more than six decades, Lewis has been on the front lines of the fight for social justice - whether it's racial equality, the women's movement or LGBT rights.

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  16. Gerson: Americans clearly united about being on wrong trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | The Columbian

    Our politics seem deeply divided between those who think the country is going to hell in a handcart and those who believe the country is going to hell in a handbasket. Some of the tenured class that sets the intellectual tone of the left concluded long ago that America was built by oppression, is sustained by white privilege and requires the cleansing purity of social revolution .

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  17. Rec board will study policy for naming facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Herald Star Online

    The city's Parks and Recreation board will review a proposed policy for naming city parks, ballfields and recreation facilities and plans to make a recommendation at the board's Nov. 8 meeting.

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  18. Martin Luther King Has a Lesson for NFL ProtestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Bloomberg

    The National Football League may yet back down from its reported plan to require players to stand for the national anthem, and certainly the sports press is apoplectic. My view is different: I'm glad the league seems to be on the verge of pressing the point.

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  19. Mike Ditka, let's talk about 400 years of oppressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Chicago Tribune

    Former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka waves, during an interview at Soldier Field during the Chicago Bears game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday Sept. 10, 2017.

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  20. Reject violence, transcend cynicismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | New York Daily News

    It's not easy to sit back and reflect on your life, but that's what I did last week as I celebrated my 63rd birthday. It was a time to examine 50 years of activism, lessons learned both personally and for civil rights work more generally.

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