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September 22, 2021

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Grim echoes of history in images of Haitians at US-Mexico border

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“That’s exactly what it is. It’s horrible, and it’s pure evil,” Angela Byrd, an African-American resident of Washington DC, told BBC News. “It’s very disheartening, because of the historical connections that we – whether it be Haitians, Cubans or African Americans – have with a man, on a horse, with......

‘Band of Brothers’ Stars Reflect on the Epic Miniseries’ Evolving Legacy

Smithsonian
Actor James Madio played Easy Company T-4 Frank Perconte. Courtesy of HBO Michael Cudlitz remembers the moment clearly. He was standing on a dike in Europe while filming episode five of “Band of Brothers,” the epic 2001 HBO miniseries about American soldiers fighting in World War II. With blaring lights......

Trump sues NYT, Mary Trump over story on tax history

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Celine Castronuovo Former President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump takes shot at new GOP candidate in Ohio over Cleveland nickname GOP political operatives indicted over illegal campaign contribution from Russian national in 2016 On The Money — Dems dare GOP to vote......

Ranking the 25 greatest players in WNBA history

ESPN
Picking the top 25 players in WNBA history for the 25-year anniversary of the league is an exercise that is equal parts fun and difficult. How should we rank players such as four-time champion Cynthia Cooper, who was 34 when the league began in 1997 and played only a few......

CBS Evening News, September 20, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, September 20, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Pfizer finds COVID vaccine safe and effective for young kids, Chattanooga honors Ed Johnson with memorial more than a century after lynching. Be the first to know......

RuPaul Makes Emmys History With Most Wins By a Black Artist – E! Online

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RuPaul’s trophy case grew to historic proportions after the 2021 Emmy Awards. With RuPaul’s Drag Race nabbing the prize for Outstanding Competition Program at the annual ceremony… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Covid-stricken Alabama had more deaths than births last year, a first in its recorded history.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here For the first time in Alabama’s known history, the state had more deaths than births in 2020 — a grim milestone that underscores the pandemic’s calamitous toll. “Our state literally shrunk in 2020,” Dr. Scott Harris, Alabama’s state......

Thomas Mulready Hosts a Look Back at the Cleveland Performance Art Festival’s History At The Bop Stop Tonight

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click to enlarge Thomas Mulready, the founder of the Cleveland Performance Art Festival, tonight presents “Everything Is Subject to Radical Change: Cleveland Performance Art Festival Revisited” at the Bop Stop. The festivities include rare photos and a live performance plus interviews with artists, authors and others who engaged with PAF over......

Byington Makes History As Bucks Play-by-Play Announcer

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Madeline Coleman Lisa Byington is breaking barriers—again—as the Bucks hire her as a play-by-play announcer for games on Bally Sports Wisconsin.  She’s now the first female full-time TV play-by-play announcer for a major U.S. men’s professional sports team.  “…I understand......

Austin Adams Is Hitting Upon Some Weird History

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgzODg3MDgzMTg0NTk2MTI5/austin-adams.jpg Emma Baccellieri Welcome to The Opener, where every weekday morning you’ll get a fresh, topical column to start your day from one of SI.com’s MLB writers. There are just eight pitchers in modern baseball who have hit more than 22 batters in a season. (One did it twice: a......

BookTrib’s Bites: Great Plots, Characters, History and Adventure – Entertainment

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(NewsUSA) “What’s Not True”by Valerie Taylor  With the court date set for her divorce and the future she’d planned with a younger man presumably kaput, Kassie O’Callaghan shifts attention to reviving her stalled marketing career. But that goal gets complicated when she unexpectedly rendezvous with her former lover in Paris.......

CBS Evening News, September 14, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, September 14, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Nicholas threatens Gulf Coast with catastrophic floods; Hayley Arceneaux to make history with SpaceX flight Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live......

Hayley Arceneaux to make history with SpaceX flight

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Hayley Arceneaux to make history with SpaceX flight – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Hayley Arceneaux is set to make history as she travels on the first all-civilian mission to space. She shows Norah O’Donnell how she prepared for......

Colson Whitehead on writing his first crime novel,

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Colson Whitehead on writing his first crime novel, “Harlem Shuffle” – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead talks with Anthony Mason about his new book, “Harlem Shuffle.” Whitehead and Mason take a walk through......

‘They are NBA history’: The push to secure pensions for the basketball pioneers the NBA left behind

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7:25 AM ET Tonya Simpson Close Tonya Simpson is an award-winning writer for ESPN. She is based in Raleigh, N.C. and can be reached at Tonya.M.Simpson@espn.com. BASKETBALL GREAT GEORGE Carter died of throat cancer last November as the lights and life of Las Vegas carried on, unceasing, outside. He was......

When George Washington Took a Road Trip to Unify the U.S.

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In 1789, newly elected president George Washington faced one of the most difficult challenges of his life: creating a unified nation out of a disparate, discordant drove of 13 stubbornly independent former colonies. To do that, Washington decided to take a road trip up and down the new United States.......

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