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100 YEARS AGO — 1913 A carbonator has been installed at the depot restaurant and the Gilcher Hotel restaurant. They will now be enabled to serve soft drinks of all kinds in the most approved style. Alfred Campbell rounded out eight years running...
Tags: NAACP, Broken Leg, Prosecution, Theft, Diabetes
WDBJ7 ReporterJune 10th, 1963. It's a day Danville would rather forget, but at the same time one remembered as a turning point during the Civil Rights battle. Tonight we continue our month long series of reports on Danville's darkest day 50 years ago. Last week the...
It's no big thing to play the music of Duke Ellington. That's done all the time: in cabarets, concert halls, movies, Broadway theaters and anywhere jazz musicians assemble. Ellingtonia, a word coined by admirers who realized that no existing musical...
Members of the Class of 2013, I salute you. As everyone keeps telling you, you are graduating at a difficult and even frightening time. I wish it were otherwise — that my generation was bequeathing you a finer world. We aren't. The world into...
WASHINGTON — A bearded young comedy writer espousing progressive views in Hollywood in the early 1970s might not have surprised anyone. But when the same man, who is now the Very Rev. Gary Hall, started advocating the same views from the...
When passersby drive through West Baltimore's Sandtown-Winchester community, they won't see flags symbolizing unity or notice traces of an affluent town. What they will see is a neighborhood once riddled with drug trade and prostitution, now being...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama awarded the highest U.S. civilian honor on Friday to four black girls killed in a civil rights-era church bombing 50 years ago, saying their tragic deaths ultimately "helped to trigger triumph." In a...
Tags: White House, Washington, DC, Human Interest, Prosecution, Racism
If Baltimore native Leland Shelton had bothered to check his email in the hectic day before graduation, he might have avoided a shock during commencement. There he was, one of 500 men in a black cap and gown this week at Morehouse College in Atlanta,...
George Packer's new nonfiction book, "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America," has many of the qualities of an epic novel. Packer's subject is the last 35 years of U.S. history, the decades that gave us the conservative "Contract With...
The community is invited to attend Day of Hope on Saturday, May 18, from noon to 4 p.m. at Wheaton Park to celebrate the History of Our Neighborhood with special historical tributes and a contest to win “Mr. Andy’s Money $$$.” The...
Three-day weekends used to mean a day off of work and time spent with family. Period. This year, three-day weekends have evolved into something else. There is still a much-appreciated day off of work and some time spent with family, but a few more...
100 Years Ago — 1913 Esquire J.R. Dodds had a narrow escape from serious injury at his home on South Third Street. He was cleaning out an old drawer and threw a lot of trash into the grate. A terrific explosion resulted and fire was scattered over...
Tags: NAACP, Strawberries, Newspaper and Magazine
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