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PRINCETON: Group files plans to renovate Paul Robeson house A nonprofit group wants to the renovate the more than 150-year-old home on Witherspoon Street where social activist and entertainer Paul Robeson was born and turn it into a community space and short-term lodging place. The “The Paul Robeson House [...]
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16 trailblazing black Minnesotans you should know more about part of the Martin Luther King Center off Dale Street and Marshall Avenue. In Minneapolis, Carden's ideological counterpart was W. Gertrude Brown, who ran the Phyllis Wheatley House, a magnet for famous guests such as Paul Robeson, Langston Hughes [...]
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Tri-Town News Opinions I have always loved the balmy days of May. Maybe it was because everything was in bloom to prepare nature's summer wardrobe. Or, was it because it was the time of my first trip home in what had seemed like an eternity? May 1945 was the gateway to a new [...]
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Sugarfoot Stomp The fountainhead of swing, children, is a little white frame house with a tin roof, on the black side of the tracks in Cuthbert, a red-dirt Georgia cotton-gin town. This is where . Henderson was soon being name-checked in the Phonograph and Talking [...]
Make room in your kitchen cupboards and counters. Here`s a sampling of new products introduced at the 84th National Housewares Manufacturer`s Exposition in McCormick Place. More than 1,850 exhibitors displayed their wares, many of which will not be in department stores until summer. But keep your eyes peeled for:-- Sharp Electronics Corp. offers Half Pints, a line of subcompact microwave ovens in five Art Deco colors. With a 400-watt output power capacity, the oven cooks a bit slower than...
April 11, 1987|By Janice Kalmar, United Press InternationalJust when you thought you had everything for your home, manufacturers have come up with colored trash bags, a Miss Piggy bathroom scale, blinking ice buckets and a one-handed pepper mill.More than 1,950 exhibitors representing the $23.2 billion housewares industry set up shop at the recent four-day 86th International Housewares Exposition at McCormick Place, Chicago.Some of the not-so-necessary but unique products on display included...
A selective listing by critics of The Times of new or noteworthy art, design and photography exhibitions at New York museums and art galleries this weekend. At many museums, children under 12 and museum members are admitted free. Addresses, unless otherwise noted, are in Manhattan. Most galleries are closed on Sundays and Mondays, but hours vary and should be checked by telephone. Gallery admission is free. * denotes a highly recommended show.Museums''AFRICAN-AMERICAN ARTISTS, 1929-1945:...
First Posted: 1/15/2009The editor of the weekly newspaper in a small town is one of the most influential persons in the community, according to a study conducted in 2004 by a private business enterprise in the Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, North Carolina. An editor determines the newspaper’s weekly headline, which news items will be published and what political or social issues will be endorsed or challenged in the editorial column. The editor is usually well known by the merchants of...