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Arts review: Jazz culture at center of Worthingon artist Ron Anderson’s enigmatic paintings – Entertainment & Life …


A Point of Departure: The Work of Ron Anderson and a Celebration with Friends is showing at the Shot Tower Gallery, Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center

To step in front of a Ron Anderson painting is to step into a story.

The artist’s big oil paintings are populated largely with African-American characters who find themselves in the crowded jazz clubs, bars and restaurants of the 1930s, ‘40s and ‘50s.

In the motion-filled “Sundance,” for example, three dancing couples and three single women surround a trumpeter and a bass player. But every face that’s visible is either stern or downright angry. What’s going on here?

Anderson — who has 25 paintings on view at the Shot Tower Gallery at Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center — isn’t saying.

“I don’t…

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In upset, Andrew Gillum wins Democratic nomination to face Trump-backed Ron DeSantis in …



Gillum, a 39-year old African-American boasting a progressive agenda along the lines of Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont Independent, and …
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BlacKkKlansman: Who is David Duke Was he DUPED by African-American cop Ron Stallworth? | Films | Entertainment


BlacKkKlansman follows the true story of the first African-American cop to join the Colorado Springs Police Department in the 1970s.

His name is Ron Stallworth, and he wrote a memoir called Black Klansman.

The true story has now been adapted to a blockbuster of a movie by Spike Lee, starring John David Washington as Ron Stallworth.

The key players in the movie are both fictional representations and real-life people.

Who is David Duke?

David Duke is played by Topher Grace in the movie, and the actor was not shy about his feelings on the man.

“The most evil thing about him is how well-spoken he is, how smart he is,” Grace said on the BUILD interview series, hosted by AOL.

Duke is an American white supremacist and white nationalist politician.

But it doesn’t stop there – he is also an…

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Ron Dellums, Celebrated US Congressman Who Worked to Dismantle Apartheid Has Died


Ron Dellums, one of America’s most reputable black congressmen passed away on Monday in Washington DC , he was 82.

Dellums an Oakland, California native who served 27 years in congress, was known for his progressive and fiercely anti-war agenda. He began his career as a opposed every American military intervention during his time in congress, with the exception of emergency relief to Somali in 1992, reports the New York Times. As a young politician, he demanded a House investigation into America’s war crimes during the Vietnam War.

He dedicated decades-long his career to advocating for racial and economic equality in America and elsewhere—the politician played a major role in helping weaken international support for the South African apartheid regime. He ran a 14-year long campaign against…

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Former Oakland Mayor, Congressman Ron Dellums dies


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OAKLAND — Ronald V. Dellums, a former Oakland mayor who served nearly three decades in the U.S. Congress, has died. He was 82.

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) confirmed Dellums’ death Monday morning. He died early Monday at his home in Washington D.C. after a battle with prostate cancer.

“It is with deep sadness that I can confirm the passing of a great warrior and statesman, Congressman Ron Dellums,” Lee said in a statement. “The contributions that Congressman Dellums made to our East Bay community, the nation and the world are too innumerable to count.”

Born November 24, 1935, Dellums was raised in West Oakland, the first stop for African Americans in Oakland migrating from the south during…

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Personality: Ron J. Melancon | Richmond Free Press


Ron J. Melancon is a passionate voice and advocate for safety and saving lives across the United States and in Europe.
In 2003, he founded Dangerous Trailers, a grassroots organization to develop and promote uniform standards and inspection laws nationwide for trailers towed by motor vehicles, including utility trailers, horse trailers, recreational travel trailers and van trailers.
Presently, only trailers over 3,000 pounds fall within federal guidelines, which require reflectors at the rear of the trailer.
Inadequate reflectors are only one of the hazards, Mr. Melancon points out, noting that faulty or no safety chains between the trailer and the car or truck pulling it can cause accidents. And dragging safety chains can spark costly and life-threatening wildfires, he says.
That’s…

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