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Cynthia Neale has added book number four to her "Irish Dresser Series," featuring Norah McCabe. This time the fictional protagonist is in pre-civil war New York City and befriends the real-life woman, Elizabeth Jennings, an African-American activist.
Frank LaMere, a Native American activist from South Sioux City, Nebraska, has worked for two decades to halt beer sales in Whiteclay.
This is exactly two and a half years from the date of his sentencing and the minimum time in the two-and-a-half-to-10-year sentence of this 68-year-old African-American activist. Rev. Pinkney had been a target for many years in the small town of Benton ...
The stones will cost about $40,000 to replace, and the cemetery is using some of the more than $160,000 raised in a crowd funding campaign organized by a pair of Muslim-American activists following the vandalism. The replacement of the stones takes ...
The campaign won support from Co-operatives UK, which discussed the plan with US activists in the early stages of the idea and joined other organisations in the UK which helped to rally interest.
Whether as James Bond or as Roger Moore, Roger could always be relied upon to help a lady in distress. I treasure a scene he played as he escorted Native American activist Sacheen Littlfeather to the wings of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion stage ...
The Google Doodle rendition of St. Regis Mohawk tribe member Richard Oakes, with three locations in the background -- on the right, Akwesasne, where he was born and grew up; in the middle, Alcatraz Island in San Francisco, where he took part in a ...
Native American activists raised the issue of police brutality as far back as the mid-1960s. It later became a driving force behind the American Indian Movement (AIM), which formed in 1968 to help raise awareness about problems facing the growing ...
Claud "Tex" McIver has resigned from the Putnam County Development Authority. McIver says he accidentally shot his wife Diane McIver Sept.
Have you peeped Google today? It's all about Richard Oakes, an activist known for advocating for the rights of Native Americans.
Maan Singh Khalsa was brutally beaten by Chase Little and Colton Leblanc in September 2016, in Redmond, California. They were convicted and sentenced May 18.
American Muslims for Palestine and Jewish Voice for peace say smear campaign against their leaders won't stop them working together.
When the Henry Street Settlement invited Palestinean-American activist Linda Sarsour to participate in a panel discussion last night, the nearby Bialystoker Synagogue was not pleased.
And the numerous calls by a few of US activists, and members of the Guyana Rastafarian Council for the decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana, fell on deaf ears during Mr Jagdeo's reign.
On Saturday, a group of Asian American activists organized a rally in San Francisco to acknowledge the anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act and to "learn from our past and prevent it from repeating," according to Cynthia Choi, who works with ...
His death is credited with sparking a pan-Asian-American activist movement. In "The Making of Asian America: A History," author Erika Lee quotes activist Helen Zia as saying, "Suddenly people who had endured a lifetime of degrading treatment were ...
This month, as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, an annual celebration of the pan-Asian community, the College saw several events, including a keynote address from Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour and an upcoming fashion show.
Dan Arel is an author, and activist in America, who among his claims to fame, once encouraged punching Nazi groups. Xiaxue is a blogger in Singapore.
Over the years, Gap, Inc. has lent its corporate reputation to advance the cause of LGBT Activists in the United States. In 2016, Gap joined the Obama administration's lawsuit against North Carolina's so-called bathroom bill.
"Meanwhile, my nine MOVE sisters and brothers [convicted in the 1978 shootout], Mumia Abu-Jamal, Leonard Peltier [a Native American activist imprisoned in a South Dakota murder case], all the way down to line, are in prison with the accusation of murder.".
ULACIT will kick off the activities with the conference by American activist John Corvino, author of the books Debating same-sex marriage and What's Wrong With Homosexuality?
For example, they note of an exchange on twitter between the Palestinian-American activist and Ayaan Hirsi Ali on the subject of gender mutilation that "Sarsour's retort - that Ali and others she disagrees with "don't deserve to be women," so she ...
A rift is forming in the Jewish enclave of Grand Street, pitting both sides of the socio-political spectrum against another. Two Lower East Side stalwarts (and neighbors).
More than 100 firefighters helped quell the blaze in last night's three-alarm fire at Norfolk Street's Beth Hamedrash Hagadol synsgogue.
A rift is forming in the Jewish enclave of Grand Street, pitting both sides of the socio-political spectrum against another. Two Lower East Side stalwarts (and neighbors).
His death is credited with sparking a pan-Asian-American activist movement. In "The Making of Asian America: A History," author Erika Lee quotes activist Helen Zia as saying, "Suddenly people who had endured a lifetime of degrading treatment were ...
NPR reported a figure of 20 in April, but the Egyptian-American activist Mohamed Soltan, himself a former prisoner, told HuffPost this week that he thinks the number is now nine.
A delegation of American LGBTQ advocates met Saturday in Havana with "leaders of Cuban civil society" who are demanding that the government there ...
When Las Cafeteras, one of the leading bands in the vibrant Chicano roots scene, got together 12 years ago, they were a bunch of young Mexican-American activists in Los Angeles, bonding over political commitments at an arts center inspired by Zapatista ...
The attorney for the shuttered beer stores in Whiteclay, Nebraska, has asked the state Supreme Court to expedite its hearing of the stores' appeal, saying that ...
Anisha Sukumaran was among five Indian American students named a Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellow. (Campus Compact photos). Newman Fellows-2.
Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour became a lightning rod for slanderous attacks and character assassination after the City University of New York's school of public health invited her to speak at its graduation ceremony.
... were the chief guests for the occasion. Among the other dignitaries were Abeezer Tyebji, Swpnil Agarwal, Dr. Arun and Vinni Verma, Dr.
Tens of thousands of American moms will spend Mother's Day behind bars. This year, a coalition of advocacy organizations in cities all around the US is raising funds to cover bail payments for as many mothers as possible, just in time for the May 14 ...
This week, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has been on a "listening tour" across southeast Utah. Zinke is conducting the tour after President Donald Trump signed an executive order in late April instructing Zinke to review national monuments like Bears Ears.
The protest was organized by 350 Seattle, as well as Native American activists who participated in the year-long Standing Rock action against the Dakota Access pipeline.
The leaks emerged on 4chan, a discussion forum popular with far right Activists in the United States. An anonymous poster provided links to the documents on Pastebin, saying, "This was passed on to me today so now I am giving it to you, the people.
Footage of the incident shows Begay among a throng of Bears Ears monument supporters crowding around Zinke. At one point, the Native American activist asks the secretary, "When are you going to meet with the tribal leaders? It's kind of unfair that you ...
In his 7 minute-long video, Oakley shares facts about eight Asian-American activists he highlights as "trailblazers," including California State Assemblymember Evan Low, who made history in 2010 as the country's youngest openly gay mayor; civil rights ...
The United States should be concerned about reports that far-right American activists may have helped a Russian hacking attack on the French election, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.
Elected officials and prominent activists rallied in front of City Hall this morning in a show of solidarity with Palestinian-American activist and women's March organizer Linda Sarsour in the face of calls for the cancelation of her scheduled address ...
Lee apparently showed little reaction to reports regarding Samsung's botched shift to a holding company structure. The electronics maker began mulling the change last November based on a proposal by American activist investment firm Elliott Management.
They were posted by online in the early hours of Saturday morning by accounts linked to right-wing US activists, then popularised by the Wikileaks website, and later spread by social media users linked to Russian state media.
Instead of just taking them down, Mr. Suber, an African-American activist and organizer, would like to see the city pass out sledgehammers and "let everybody take a whack - just like the Berlin Wall.
Hamtramck - At the north end of Hamtramck along the Davison Freeway sits a once-vacant lot that is part skateboard park, part art installation.
The efforts were the culmination of an extended campaign against Macron after his candidacy began to gain steam this year, with digital Activists in the United States and elsewhere sharing tactics, tips and tricks across the English- and French ...
On Saturday, a group of Asian American activists are organizing a rally in San Francisco to acknowledge the anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act and to "learn from our past and prevent it from repeating," according to Cynthia Choi, who works with ...


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