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After a lifetime in politics, Trenton mayoral candidate Oliver ‘Bucky’ Leggett is still waiting to seize his moment

Jo-Anne Vorster, Rhodes University and Lynn Quinn, Rhodes University It seems almost certain that South Africa’s universities cannot return to “business as usual” after the student protests that marked 2015. Some have asked what academics will learn from the protests and how they will – or won’t – alter their practice in classrooms. Another question arises: how do those tasked with the role of being academic staff developers work in productive ways with university teachers to decolonise
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Arrested for…Riding a Train While Black?

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Brown’s sister vowed the family feud was “far from over” between their family and the late Whitney Houston’s kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown.
A frustrated Leolah Brown walked out of the St. James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta on Saturday and spoke to reporters gathered outside. She was angry because of some words that were said during the funeral by Pat Houston, the sister-in-law and former manager of Whitney
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What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…

The 1960’s – From Civil Rights to Black Power

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The attack on voting rights could hurt Philadelphia the most

289 schools had at least one team on the list, which represents an increase of…
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Jerry L Midgette First African-American To Lead New Jersey State Election Officials

289 schools had at least one team on the list, which represents an increase of…
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