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It took courage for more than a dozen Allentown police officers to divulge what they felt was wrongdoing by their chief, who they said threatened "retribution" on anyone who did so. It also took solid assurances that the chief would never find out who...
There is no way to make up for decades of discrimination that crippled the proud history of black farm ownership. But we can do our best to move forward. In 1999 the U.S. Department of Agriculture agreed to settle the civil rights lawsuit Pigford v...
PORTLAND, Ore. — Proponents of fluoridating Portland's water supply had no trouble getting the local Urban League on board. Here in the biggest city in the country that still doesn't treat its water to prevent tooth decay, studies show that low-...
MAY EXCELLENT CONQUEST Through May 25. This modern rock musical adventure features an original script by Earl Maulding and follows a group of classmates on a quest to find a positive way to leave their mark on the world. Part of the 17th Annual National...
When Kiera Wilmot curiously mixed toilet-bowl cleaner with aluminum foil near her school gazebo last month, she did not imagine the experiment would end in adult felony charges. The 16-year old Polk County girl was a good student with an exemplary...
Flea market The Howard County NAACP Youth Council sponsors a spring flea market and yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at Ridgely's Run Community Center, 8400 Mission Road in Jessup. Antiques, jewelry, toys, clothing, household items, sports...
Baltimore officials plan to give $100,000 to the family of man shot and killed by police in a North Baltimore alley four years ago. The city spending panel, the Board of Estimates, is expected on Wednesday to approve the payment to settle a multimillion-...
LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN SALVATION ARMY will accept applications for their six-day overnight camp for ages 7-12 to be held June 26-July 1 at Camp Ladore in the Poconos. The camp will feature swimming, boating, fishing, crafts, camping, nature, hiking...
These groups meet regularly. The Bet Aviv Camera Club — Fourth Monday, 7:30 p.m. Learn about the many facets of photography. Meetings appeal to photographers of all skill and experience levels. Oakland Mills Meeting House, in Columbia. 410-992-...
In a Hollywood auditorium, James L. Tolbert tried to induce a room packed with broadcasting and advertising executives to essentially join the civil rights movement in 1963 by pointing out the obvious. "We Negroes watch 'Bonanza' and buy Chevrolets....
The lavish Carnival banquets already are under way at Antoine's Restaurant, the parading clubs are finalizing their ornate processions and the reviewing stands are in place along St. Charles Avenue. Everything, in other words, looks to be ready for the...
Pop2itA school district in Arizona is being forced to apologize after a "Duck Dynasty"-themed spirit day during prom week turned ugly....
May 21, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
May 20, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 18, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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May 19, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
May 17, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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May 11, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
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May 12, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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