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- Louise Daniel Hutchinson, scholar of black history, dies at 86
Mrs. Hutchinson, 86, was director of research at the Smithsonian?s Anacostia Community Museum.
- Town hall Sunday to look at African-American history in schools
The recently formed Alachua County Black History Task Force is encouraging parents and the community to show support for the infusion of African-American history in the public school curriculum.
- ISIS and American Idealism: Is History Going Our Way?
In the Middle East, it's theory versus reality
- American Airlines Group Reports Record Third Quarter Profit
FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported its third quarter 2014 results. Third quarter 2014 net profit, excluding net special charges, ...
- Stamina, bravery, brilliance the great Ben Bradlee had it all
Bradlees editorship of the Washington Post changed American history. The editor of the Guardian remembers a man committed unshakably to principle All the Presidents Men changed everyones idea of what a good journalist should be. Henceforth, reporters would be scruffy anti-establishment rebels with film-star good looks. And editors would be growling craggy-faced titans, in turns terrifying ...
- Fil-Am bookshop to fete new edition of Bulosan masterpiece
Carlos Bulosan’s book, America Is in the Heart: A Personal History, will be the center of the Filipino American History Month celebration on Saturday, October 25. The event will also present a documentary film on Sonoma, California’s Filipino history.
- African American History Museum to hold annual gala
The Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum's largest and most critical fundraiser is coming up later this month.The museum's third annual Honoring Our Heritage gala to benefit its exhibition and education programming is at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Hilton Springfield."We don't do a lot of fundraising," said Jerrie Blakely, president of the museum. But she anticipates that ...
- Chicago lecture on US colonialist hailed as ‘most relevant’ history month event
CHICAGO---"Why Should We Know Dean Worcester?" a lecture held October 15 at the Philippine Consulate General was hailed as easily the most relevant among the 22 events planned for the month-long celebration of the Filipino American History Month in this city. Mark Rice, professor and chairperson of American Studies at St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York, spoke of the zoologist who ...
- American dream loses sparkle
Bureaucratic blips, inconclusive wars, economic setbacks and flatlining middle-class incomes have made citizens of the land of opportunity lower their expectations.
- American Athletic Conference preview: All eyes on UConn, SMU
The Huskies and Mustangs could start an unlikely rivalry this season given their lack of history with one-another.