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James Reese Europe Honored at Kennedy Center Concert  The Washington Informer

If the name James Reese Europe doesn't strike a familiar chord, you may not be alone. But Jason Moran, artistic director for jazz at the Kennedy Center for the ...



SWFL High School football: Live scores, chat recap for Week 1 of the state playoffs  The News-Press

Southwest Florida high school football scores for Week 1 of the state playoffs.



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



Dunbar jr. FB/LB Tavion Thomas gets offer from Alabama  MyDaytonDailyNews

Dunbar High School football coach Darran Powell confirmed on Thursday that junior fullback Tavion Thomas has received an offer from the University of ...



WATCH: UVA commit Seneca Milledge showcases versatility  247Sports

Virginia landed a versatile and speedy player in Fort Meyer (Fla.) Dunbar running back Seneca Milledge.



Missing Tuscaloosa man found dead behind home  Tuscaloosa News

A Tuscaloosa man who disappeared from his home last week was found dead early Monday in a wooded area near his home.Police investigators found John ...



She almost gave up on high school. Instead, she is new school's first graduate.  Lexington Herald-Leader

After nearly giving up hope, Al-Nisaa El-Shabazz completed her senior year. in a few months in an online program at Frederick Douglass High. She will walk ...



‘It should never happen to anyone else.’ Another autistic child dragged by Fayette school staff.  Lexington Herald-Leader

A few days after school started in August, Ashley Horton said a state child protective *service* worker knocked on her door with some unsettling news about how ...



Coaches pick Kentucky to win SEC volleyball title. Cats dominate all-league team.  Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky volleyball tops the SEC preseason coaches' poll and three members of the team are named to the All-SEC squad.



A half-century after Dunbar High closed, famous faces will reappear on its walls  Lexington Herald Leader

Memories are fading of illustrious faculty and alumni of Lexington's all-black Dunbar High School, which closed 50 years ago as the Fayette County Public ...



Paul Laurence Dunbar senior Amy Wang named Distinguished Young Woman of Kentucky - KyForward.com  KyForward.com

Amy Wang of Lexington, Kentucky was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Kentucky and awarded $6,300 in cash scholarships during a statewide ...



Edna O. Harris, centenarian and former public schools worker, dies  Baltimore Sun

Edna O. Harris, a former public schools worker, died April 6 in her sleep at her home in the Park view at Coldspring Apartments in Northwest Baltimore. She was ...



Where American Renewal Begins  The New York Times

A Baltimore-based community program provides the architecture for kids' success.



Florida college student missing in Israel disappeared while swimming at Tel Aviv beach | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

A Fort Myers teen on an exchange program in Jordan has disappeared in Tel Aviv, Israel. *Content* Continues Below. TeNiya Jones, 19, a 2017 Dunbar High ...



Loachapoka's L.C. Cole boasts a football life unlike any other  Opelika Auburn News

It doesn't take more than two minutes of talking to Loachapoka head football coach L.C. Cole to recognize he is the textbook definition of a people person.



Parkland to Columbine School Shootings List  Westword

Reporters and anchors covering yesterday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, frequently mentioned the disturbing ...



A popular question: Why doesn’t Calipari recruit some shooters? Here’s the answer.  Lexington Herald Leader

With Kentucky's basketball team shooting so poorly from three-point range this season, Wildcats fans have been asking why Calipari doesn't fix it.



Marshall Football Announces 2018 Recruiting Class  HerdZone.com

Marshall coach Doc Holliday has announced the Thundering Herd's 2018 football recruiting class. The group features 24 student-athletes and includes three ...



NAACP presents ‘Reflections on life in Lynchburg’  Lynchburg News and Advance

Nearly 58 years ago, Doris Waller was working her normal shift at Patterson's Drug Store in downtown Lynchburg when six students walked in. She never ...



The 20 highest-rated ACC commits in class of 2019  247Sports

These top class of 2019 players have already decided to play in the ACC.



Mary M. Cannady, 103, social worker who marched with Dr. King in Selma  Philly.com

Ms. Cannady came from an accomplished family of professionals. She blazed a trail as the first African American social worker in several family- *service* ...



South, Dunbar hope to wear Lee County crown  USA TODAY High School Sports

South Fort Myers beat its first three opponents this season by a combined 24 points. Island Coast, Cape Coral and Lehigh, which now have a combined record ...



Execution date set for ‘Stocking Strangler’ Carlton Gary  Ledger-Enquirer

Forty years after seven older women were raped and murdered in Columbus, convicted “Stocking Strangler” Carlton Michael Gary faces an execution date in the ...



Another big day on the visit front for UVA Football  247Sports

It's another busy day at UVA at the football offices as Bronco Mendenhall and the Virginia staff welcome even more football visitors.



Dead silence: ‘Stocking Strangler’ says nothing, never opens his eyes during execution  Ledger-Enquirer

Carlton Gary had nothing to say. The convicted serial killer offered no famous last words, and never opened his eyes, before a lethal dose of pentobarbital sent ...



Falcons WR partners with Redskins TE to open Jamba Juice franchises  Atlanta Business Chronicle

Washington tight end Vernon Davis has partnered with Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu to bring new Jamba Juice franchises to the D.C. metro ...



Gertrude Jeannette, Actor, Director and Cabdriver, Dies at 103  The New York Times

On her first day on the job, Gertrude Jeannette, believed to be the first woman to drive a cab in New York City, got in an accident — on purpose. She had pulled ...



Four-star Florida DE names top 10  247Sports

Four-star junior defensive end Derick Hunter of Dunbar High School in Fort Myers, Fla., announced his top 10 college choices Saturday on his Twitter account.



Florida recruiting: Gators make cut for 5-star CB Derek Stingley Jr.  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Join us here at SEC Country for a daily recap of the latest Florida recruiting news, tales from the trail, and perspective on what it all means for the Gators.



Tennessee offers Ohio running back, Oklahoma commit  247Sports

New Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's staff has joined the race for a three-star running back who's committed to Oklahoma.



45 juniors selected for Leadership Lexington Youth Program  Lexington Herald Leader

The Leadership Lexington Youth Program has selected 45 students from Fayette County for the eight-month program that encourages high school juniors to ...



Dunbar Middle School Honors Basketball Player From School's Segregated Past  WSET

Lynchburg, VA - 66 year old Wheeler Hughes was honored in his High School where he averaged 25 points per game back in 1966. At a special ceremony ...



Teen used mother's money to buy AR-15 for attack on his high school  Daily Mail

Timothy Felker, 18, from Kentucky, has been charged with terroristic threatening after purchasing an AR-15 and allegedly talking to classmates about shooting ...



Tavion Thomas decommits from Oklahoma, will officially visit Buckeyes: Ohio State football recruiting  cleveland.com

Thomas, a three-star running back from Dayton, will officially visit Ohio State this weekend.



The ‘Stocking Strangler’ killer terrorized Columbus. Now he has an execution date — again  The Telegraph

The execution date for “Stocking Stranger” Carlton Gary, a convicted serial killer from Columbus, Georgia, has been scheduled for March 15, 2018.



Mobile Sports Hall of Fame  Gulf Coast News Today

MOBILE, Ala. – Seven future members of the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2017 were introduced Wednesday afternoon at the RSA Battle House Tower.



Pole vaulters return to Dauphin Street  Lagniappe

Posted by J. Mark Bryant | Jul 12, 2017 | Upon Further Review, by J. Mark Bryant | 0 |. One of the area's most unique events returns to downtown Mobile this ...



1 of the 3 persons of interest in Florida nightclub mass shooting has Alabama ties  AL.com

One of the three persons of interest in an early Monday morning Fort Myers, Florida nightclub mass shooting has ties to Alabama, according to reports.



Looking back at UK’s first five recruiting classes under Stoops. Where are they now?  Lexington Herald Leader

A player-by-player look at every recruit that Mark Stoops signed to play football at Kentucky from his first class in 2013 to the 2017 class.



Power Five commitment recap: June 16-22  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...



Frances Walker-Slocum, 94, Pioneering Pianist and Teacher, Dies  The New York Times

Frances Walker-Slocum, who overcame childhood burns that left her arm impaired to become a pioneering classical pianist and the first black female tenured ...



Rotary Club honors high school seniors and Bryan Station teacher  Lexington Herald Leader

Carlos Verdecchia of Bryan Station High School has received the 2017 Jack T. Bryden Great Teacher Award from the Rotary Club of Lexington. Verdecchia is ...



Georgia Supreme Court rejects ‘Stocking Strangler’ Carlton Gary’s appeal for new trial or sentence  Ledger-Enquirer

In his appeal, the ritual serial killer convicted in three of the seven murders of older women in midtown Columbus in 1977 and '78 cited evidence that did not ...



FSU's 2019 Commits: How Solid Are They?  247Sports

Florida State's 2019 recruiting class currently ranks #10 in 247Sports Composite recruiting rankings with 16 commitments. As we head into the final months of ...



A Timeline: Black History in the Miami Valley 1798 to 2001  Dayton Daily News

Black Americans have helped shape life in the Miami Valley. Below are a few key dates and people compiled mostly by former the Dayton Daily News librarian ...



Largest theater conference in North America returns to Lexington  Lexington Herald Leader

The Southeastern Theatre Conference returns to Lexington this week for the first time since 2010, bringing more than 5000 attendees and lots of performances, ...



William Crest looking to make mark for WVU  Hail WV

William Crest probably never thought he would be in this role back in 2014. Even at the beginning of 2017, he probably felt he was destined to make an impact ...



Some of the best student musicians in town step into the spotlight this weekend.  Lexington Herald Leader

The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra and Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra's concerts this weekend feature winners of their respective concerto ...



Education Notes for the week of April 4  Lexington Herald Leader

A team of ninth-grade students at STEAM Academy of Lexington has won the first Lexington Legends' Stache Tank competition for their school with a design for ...



The other Jesse Owens: The forgotten 1936 Berlin Olympic story of Alabama's David Albritton  AL.com

The 1936 summer Olympics in Berlin were intended to be a showcase of Nazi superiority. Instead, the amazing achievements of a black American track athlete ...



In this college ranking, Kentucky is among the 10 worst  Lexington Herald Leader

Kentucky has made some of the deepest cuts to higher education in the country since 2008, putting it among the 10 states with the biggest per-student funding ...



Survivor's tale: Heath High School shooting survivor discusses consequences of gun violence, bullying  Lexington Herald Leader

Twin sisters Missy and Mandy Jenkins were turning 16 in a few short weeks. They were running late for school, and Missy didn't have time to hug and kiss her ...



How the African-American Syphax Family Traces Its Lineage to Martha Washington  Smithsonian.com

When Stephen Hammond was growing up, he scoffed when relatives told him he was related to the family of the nation's first president, George Washington.



The Girl Project empowers young girls, presents performance in Lexington  Lexington Herald Leader

Hannah Wathuge “always came to see shows” put on by The Girl Project and she “just thought it would be fun” to be part of the now-annual summer event.



Army National Combine participants  247Sports.com

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.



Kentucky high school basketball player dies after workout  Daily Mail

Star Ifeacho, a 15-year-old high school basketball star, has collapsed and died in his team locker room after a training session in Lexington, Kentucky.



Mobile activist Bernice Hudson has no regrets  Press-Register - al.com

MOBILE, Ala. -- How do you get a street named for you? Even better, how do you get the street where you live, an old street, changed to your name?



Education news of interest in Central Kentucky  Lexington Herald Leader

Campbellsville University's sports information department has claimed 10 media and publications awards at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics ...



Thelma Glass, Organizer of Alabama Bus Protests, Dies at 96  New York Times

Ms. Glass, a professor of geography at Alabama State University, is the last surviving member of the Women's Political Council, which demonstrated against the ...



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IMDb's advanced search allows you to run extremely powerful queries over all people and titles in the database. Find exactly what you're looking for!



Arthur Shores exhibit highlights civil rights career  al.com

Birmingham civil rights attorney Arthur Shores will be the subject of a special exhibit at the Central Branch of the Birmingham Public Library, and an opening ...



Fired at Texas Southern, Fort Worth ISD coach again sidesteps trouble  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Johnnie Cole was hired at Eastern Hills High School despite run-ins with the NCAA as a college football coach, then kept his job amid new allegations of ...



Judge allows controversial hypnosis sketch into ‘Stocking Strangler’ evidence  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The sketch came from rape victim Gertrude Miller, 64, who under hypnosis on Oct. 29, 1977, described the man who climbed into her bedroom window, beat her ...



Education Notes: Nov. 16  Lexington Herald Leader

Georgetown College recently presented Cathy Yaun, an English language learners teacher at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, with the Dean's Honor ...



Meet Walter Samples, charter member of Progressive Federal Credit Union  Press-Register - al.com

For the better part of his 93 years, Walter Samples has been breaking down racial barriers, and his enthusiasm for improving the community is still going strong.



Audit of Everytown’s Claimed 200+ School Shootings Since Sandy Hook  Bearing Arms

Yesterday, Hayley Miller, a reporter for the Huffington Post, uncritically regurgitated an Everytown claim that there have been 200 school shootings since the ...



Four Sign with Lady Tiger Hoops For 2017-18  LSUSports.net

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU women's basketball coach Nikki Fargas announced today the signing of Jailin Cherry, Raven Farley, Dekeriya Patterson and Khayla ...



This week in Michigan recruiting: QB commit Joe Milton works with Jim Harbaugh  MLive.com

A roundup of the last week of Michigan football recruiting news.



Election 2017: Who are the 8 people running for Dayton School Board?  Dayton Daily News

No one disputes that it's a crucial time for the Dayton school district. Over the last, tumultuous 15 months, the district has replaced most of its top leadership, saw ...



UK to cover controversial mural at Memorial Hall  Lexington Herald Leader

In 2006, senators of the University of Kentucky's student government passed a resolution to remove a mural in Memorial Hall that showed scenes of state history, ...



No Small Feat: The NBA's Shortest Player Never Gave Up  Alabama Public Radio

As part of a series called "My Big Break," All Things Considered is collecting stories of triumph, big and small. These are the moments when everything seems to ...



Friends remember Fort Myers shooting victim  NBC2 News

Monday, people were remembering a victim of another deadly Fort Myers shooting. The young man died after being shot at the Westwood Apartments off Metro ...



2 Varsity Lakes Middle staffers accused of inappropriate relationship  NBC2 News

A Lee County principal and an assistant principal were disciplined after being accused of having an inappropriate relationship on campus.



What Do Cannabis Entrepreneurs Owe Victims of the Drug War? - Hit & Run : Reason.com  Reason

Overregulating the cannabis market to right past wrongs won't work.



Football: Southern Miss picks up 2014 commitment from JuCo running back Vernard Roberts  Mississippi Press

vernard-roberts-west-virginia.jpg. Vernard Roberts (9) rushed for 140 yards and three touchdowns as a true freshman at West Virginia in 2011 before ...



Archive: Questions surround slaying of attorney  Cincinnati.com

Three days after Ryan Poston was found fatally shot inside his Meadow Lane home, more questions than answers surround the death of the promising young ...



Dual-threat juco quarterback commits to WVU, expects to enroll in January  West Virginia MetroNews

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — For the third time in 16 months, West Virginia received a commitment from a dual-threat quarterback as Skyler Howard of Riverside ...



Will Solomon’s debut album blends Lexington and Nashville sounds  Lexington Herald Leader

Will Solomon, a Lexington-based singer-songwriter, talks about his background and start in music, his moves away from and back to Lexington, and Kentucky's ...



141 Students from Across the Country Named 2015 US Presidential Scholars | The scoop  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The 51st class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics or the arts.



Lexington Theatre Co. ‘Legally Blonde’ has ties to Broadway original  Lexington Herald Leader

The Lexington Theatre Company has anounced its cast and crew for July's production of “Legally Blonde — The Musical,” and it will include a few folks from the ...



Kentuckians dedicated to remembering those who sacrificed everything in wars  Lexington Herald Leader

On Thursday night, TV commentator Nancy Grace featured the late Army PFC Dustin Gross of Montgomery County in her show's regular tribute to a fallen ...



The Battle of Fort Reno  Washington City Paper

The long and little-known story of how neighbors and developers used a plan for a park to push a thriving African-American community out of Fort Reno.



EXCLUSIVE: 7 things you didn't know about Bengals draft history  MyDaytonDailyNews

The Cincinnati Bengals participated in their first NFL Draft in 1968, when they made 41 picks. In the years since, the Bengals have drafted a total of 612 players ...



Dayton businessman, humanitarian dies at 86  Dayton Daily News

Lorenzo Harris Sr. died Saturday of natural cause at the Dayton VA Medical Center Hospice and Palliative Care. He was 83.



30 years later, attorneys still argue over Stocking Stranglings  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Thirty years after a jury convicted and sentenced Carlton Gary to death in three of Columbus' seven heinous “Stocking Stranglings” of 1977-78, attorneys still ...



Meet the BD+C 40 Under 40 class of 2015 | Building Design  Building Design + Construction

Discover why these 40 young professionals truly represent the emerging superstars of the AEC industry.



Fifteen Years Into the Afghan War, Do Americans Know the Truth?  The New American

Last week marked the fifteenth anniversary of the US invasion of Afghanistan, the longest war in US history. There weren't any victory parades or photo-ops with ...



Jennifer Hudson pays tribute to murdered nephew Julian King as he's honoured with posthumous graduation  Daily Mail

Jennifer and Julia were invited to speak to students and parents during the 8th grade graduation ceremony, as the teenagers prepared to enroll at High School ...



Rev. Al Sharpton To Hold “Justice For Trayvon” Rally On Saturday  CBS Atlanta

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton says there will be vigils and rallies in 100 cities this weekend to press for federal civil rights charges against ...



Remembering Dr. King's impact on Chicago on the anniversary of his assassination  Chicago Reader

The Reader and Blvck Vrchives founder/curator Renata Cherlise collaborated on this reflection on Martin Luther King Jr.'s impact on Chicago.



Edward W. Brooke III, 95, Senate Pioneer, Is Dead  New York Times

Edward W. Brooke III, who in 1966 became the first African-American elected to the United States Senate by popular vote, winning as a Republican in ...



Uncommon Knowledge: Thomas Sowell's Basic Economics  Wall Street Journal

Hoover Fellow and author Thomas Sowell on his fifth edition of "Basic Economics: A common sense guide to the economy." Sowell explains his research and ...



Rich Copley: From New York to Lexington, with love  Lexington Herald Leader

It was a rainy day in New York City. At the corner of 72nd Street and Columbus Avenue, Evan Bergman and Ellie Clark were heading for the subway station and ...



Shayna Hubers jailed for killing Ryan Poston who dumped her for Miss Ohio  Daily Mail

Shayna Hubers, 24, 'cackled' as she shot attorney Ryan Poston six times, once in the face, just before he was due to meet Audrey Bolte, runner-up in Miss USA, ...



Hal Jackson, Pioneer in Radio and Racial Progress, Dies at 96  New York Times

Hal Jackson, a veteran broadcaster who broke down racial barriers, becoming one of the first black disc jockeys to reach a large white audience and an ...



Frederick Douglass on Capitalism, Slavery, and the 'Arrant Nonsense' of Socialism - Reason.com  Reason

Library of CongressIn November 1848 a socialist activist gave a speech at the 13th annual meeting of the Rhode Island Anti-Slavery Society. "Mr. Ingliss" began ...



Glenn Beck Leads Religious Rally at Lincoln Memorial  New York Times

WASHINGTON — An enormous and impassioned crowd rallied at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial this weekend, summoned by Glenn Beck, a conservative ...



Shayna Hubers guilty of murder for shooting boyfriend Ryan Poston dead  Daily Mail

A jury tasked with deciding the fate of a woman accused of shooting to death her ex-boyfriend on Thursday rejected her claim of self-defense, finding her guilty of ...



From the archives: 10 questions with TWC's Jim Cantore  The News-Press

The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore is back in Florida to cover Hurricane Hermine. Here are 10 questions we asked him post-Charley.



Whatever It Takes: Houston Baptist University Turns to Football to Build a Name  Houston Press

On August 30, the opening Saturday of the 2013 college football season, for the first game in their program's history, the Houston Baptist University Huskies drew ...



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