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15. Langston Hughes

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A Living Legend: The University of Virginia Honors Julian Bond

The University of Virginia invites the community to join in a celebration of Julian Bond. Bond, a longtime civil rights leader who is also chairman emeritus of the NAACP and a professor emeritus at the University of Virginia. He retired from teaching at U.Va. in May 2012 after teachng for 20 years.
In this community celebration hear from U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan, Virginia Senator Henry L. Marsh (D-Richmond), and from Julian Bond himself. He shares in a conversation with longtime
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James Brown Estate Fight Raises Many Questions

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15. Langston Hughes

Peter P., 17, spent two months sleeping on his school’s roof after becoming homeless in April. When administrators at Dominguez High School learned of his situation, they didn’t help with essential services or support. They suspended him and turned him over to the police for trespassing, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.
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