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INTERVIEW: Author of the Book “John Grider’s Century: African Americans in Solano, Napa and Sonoma Counites, 1845-1…


 

Historian Sharon McGriff-Payne of Vallejo, author of “John Grider’s Century: African Americans in Solano, Napa and Sonoma Counites, 1845-1925” discusses how she began researching these stories because she didn’t know the local history of the region and she was curious, what she found in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s in the North Bay, what was most surprising to her during her research, and how much information was readily available and how difficult it was to find:

 

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Sharon McGriff-Payne will be offering free a lecture at the Petaluma Museum on Sunday, February 10th from 1pm to 2:30pm in honor of Black History…

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African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: John Obi Mikel agrees terms with Middlesbrough


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John Obi Mikel is on the verge of joining Championship club Middlesbrough on a short-term deal after agreeing personal terms.

The Telegraph reports that the move should be completed in the next 24 hours should the Super Eagles midfielder pass his medical.

The Nigeria captain has been in Middlesbrough for the past few days meeting but manager Tony Pulis was initially not interested in signing at first according to Gazette Live.


PSG make €25m offer for Gueye


Paris Saint-Germain have submitted a bid of €25m for Everton’s Idrissa Gueye, according to L’Equipe via SkySports .

With Marco Verratti set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines, Adrien Rabiot excluded from the squad…

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‘Star Wars’ actor John Boyega excited to produce South African film


John Boyega recently launched a record label called Upper Room Records. He is “thrilled and excited” to produce a new South African film. God is Good will be released under UK label Bandit Country.

Willem Grobler, a South African filmmaker most famously known for the award-winning short film Hum, will write and direct God is Good. Boyega said he is also looking forward to teaming up with Josephine Rose again.

He described God is Good as “a powerful and important story that explores themes of fathers and fatherhood, toxic masculinity, race, faith in a community that has become trapped in an unending cycle of violence and racial oppression, and were sometimes it seems for men that violence is the only way of achieving power.”

Boyega will work…

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John Boyega to Produce South African Thriller ‘God Is Good’ – Variety


John Boyega will executive produce South African crime thriller “God Is Good” and oversee the movie’s soundtrack through his recently minted UpperRoom Records label. The project will be produced by former Sony International exec Josephine Rose’s Bandit Country.

Billed as “Prisoners” meets “City of God,” the movie is set in the Cape Flats area and will follow a pastor and detective who are on a collision course with a heinous gang lieutenant after a brutal act of violence.

Willem Grobler will write and direct. His short films include “Hum” and he has written crime series for South African TV. “God Is Good” will be his first feature.

Boyega is currently shooting “Star Wars IX.” He said: “I’m thrilled to be…

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Tuskegee Airman John Lyle dead at 98


World War II African-American fighter pilot John Lyle, a Tuskegee Airman, is dead at age 98.

Lyle’s wife, Eunice, says he died Saturday at his home on Chicago’s South Side. He had been battling prostate cancer.

The members of the nation’s first black fighter…

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Huron Consulting Group Inc. (HURN)’s director John Moody Sold 980 shares of the Company; Royal Caribbean Cruises LT…


Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD (RCL) investors sentiment is 0.99 in Q3 2018. It’s the same as in 2018Q2. The ratio is neither negative nor positive, as only 239 investment managers increased and started new equity positions, while 241 cut down and sold their holdings in Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD. The investment managers in our database now own: 143.34 million shares, up from 142.37 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of investment managers holding Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD in top ten equity positions increased from 8 to 10 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 45 Reduced: 196 Increased: 149 New Position: 90.

Since September 5, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 insider sales for $1.90 million activity. $897,464 worth of stock was sold by Roth James H on Thursday, December 6. LOCKHART H EUGENE…

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