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Dauphin County man continues to tell the story of African Americans who served in World War II



"When you see the movie Patton, said Utley "You don't see any African Americans, and we had no images to connect with when we played war games …
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Battle continues in Caribbean 600 >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News


Antigua (February 19, 2019) – The morning report for the second day of the RORC Caribbean 600 finds the Multi70 Maserati (ITA) and MOD70 Argo (USA) ripping up the race track, well over 30 knots of boat speed recorded on the YB Race Tracker as both are on pace to break the multihull course record.

Maserati, skippered by Giovanni Soldini led at Guadeloupe by 12 miles, but in terms of time, that is less than 30 minutes ahead of Jason Carroll’s Argo. The two rocket ships are expected to finish the race around sundown today with Maserati estimated to be three hours inside record pace.

In IRC Zero, David & Peter Askew’s Wizard, skippered by Charlie Enright has been eating up the miles in the perfect environment for a Volvo 70. Wizard pulled the trigger yesterday afternoon on the blast reach up…

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African-American Heritage Month celebration continues – The Daily Eastern News


Staff Report

There will be five events on campus this week that honor African-American Heritage Month.

On Monday the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs will host the “Evolution of the Black Woman” at 7 p.m. Monday in the Coleman Hall Auditorium.

Also on Monday Gaines Foster, a history professor from Louisiana State University, will give a presentation titled, “Still Fighting the Civil War? How to put Contemporary Controversies in Historical Context.” The presentation will be at 7 p.m. Monday in the Doudna Lecture Hall.

On Tuesday the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. will host “Natural Curlz 101,” a presentation at 6:20 p.m. in the Coleman Hall Auditorium.

On Wednesday the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will host a presentation called…

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First African American Hendersonville firefighter continues serving the community



Terry explains that he put in his two weeks' notice with Public Works and transferred to the fire department as its first African American firefighter.
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Playwright Continues Series About 19th-Century African-American Life


Mark Clayton Southers owes much of the inspiration for his theater career to an unimpeachable source: August Wilson. It was listening to the Pittsburgh-born Pulitzer Prize winner lecture in South Africa in 1998 that led Southers – then a thirtysomething steel-mill worker and stage actor – to try his hand at writing.

Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Co. presents “Savior Samuel,” Feb. 8-March 17. Trust Arts Education Center, 805 Liberty Ave., Downtown.

A few years later, Southers had transformed himself into a prize-winning playwright with his own troupe, Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Co., which was known for staging arguably the best productions of Wilson’s plays in town. He…

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St Kitts-Nevis government claim that Ramada resort ‘continues apace’ raises more questions than answers


The Ramada project site: Two workers and an apparently idle excavator surrounded by buildings that have no windows or doors or exterior rendering, and no evidence of any mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) installation

By Caribbean News Now contributor

BASSETERRE, St Kitts — A January 17, 2019, press release issued by the office of the St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister, Dr Timothy Harris, entitled “Construction on the St Kitts Ramada resort continues apace; developers eye September 2019 opening date” has raised more questions than answers in the absence of any real evidence of the claimed progress.

The press statement followed a visit to the construction site by a bevy of senior government officials including Harris and attorney general Vincent Byron, along with Ying…

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