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Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefMeals at one Lynchburg restaurant are being used to teach people about a global problem. Students at Lynchburg College are spreading awareness about human trafficking at the Depot Grille Monday. During both lunch and dinner, customers are getting hand-...
The Baltimore Sun“There’s a beast in every man and it stirs when you put a sword in his hand,” - Jorah Mormont For the first two seasons on "Game of Thrones," terrible, cruel, unspeakable horrors tended to happen primarily to the Stark family. The...
Few of the thousands of fugitive slaves who lived in Hampton’s vast Civil War refugee camps were taken by surprise when — on Jan. 1, 1863 — they received word that President Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation. A hundred...
Django Unchained Weinstein/Anchor Bay, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday Typical of Quentin Tarantino, this Deep South "western" is strong stuff, telling the epic story of an escaped slave (played by Jamie Foxx) on a quest...
Chicago Tribune reportersA screenwriter who went by the pseudonyms of R. Hyde and Reinhold Timme died recently in Chicago. Others knew the man as Roger Ebert, film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times. Ebert's death got us thinking about interesting facts involving movie critics....
An upstate New York school district has become the latest to learn that some educational approaches create special sensitivity problems, as in this case in which a high school teacher asked students to make a written argument good enough to “...
Tags: Nazi Party, Teaching and Learning, Teachers, Students, Passover
Channel Guide MagazineSpartacus: War of the Damned: “Victory” Friday, April 12 Starz, 9pm ET So it all comes down to this for our favorite peaceful Thracian turned gladiator turned revolutionary leader. Spartacus: War of the Damned ends its season — and the...
The Hartford CourantIn the past few years, there has been a disturbing push in a number of states toward limiting the right to vote and raising barriers to participation in democracy. Not in Connecticut. When it comes to ensuring an inclusive and fair democracy that...
As Afro-Cuban rhythms pulse on the sound system, the couples intertwine on the dance floor, swaying gently to the music. “With feeling!” implores choreographer Frank Chaves. “Make sure you're really touching bodies here … make...
Tags: Cuba, Fine Artists, Music, Dance, Entertainment Events
“Walk of Punishment,” the title of the latest episode of HBO's “Game of Thrones,” refers to a horrific site in Astapor where slaves are hung on crosses for sometimes trivial offenses. Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) is in this...
Want to foment rebellion among the Night’s Watch? Starve the men and make them shovel pig poop. “And Now His Watch Is Ended” is the title of this week's episode, and it also is a phrase repeated in unison as the Rangers solemnly...
The Hartford CourantFrancesco Clemente's artwork is known to have spiritual underpinnings. But what his paintings actually mean is anybody's guess. Clemente won't say. He won't even suggest. "There is no set meaning. There are no captions. So you will not see what he does,...
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