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Todd Feinburg
July 14, 2020 - 6:37 pm
Todd tells Bishop John Selders that he isn't happy about the cancel culture and what's now being called the "anti-racism movement" and the pulling down of statues. Selders, a minister at the United Church of Christ in Hartford, Assistant Dean of Students at Trinity College and a leader of Moral...
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FILE - This Sept. 5, 2006 file photo shows journalist Sander Vanocur supporting Santa Barbara News-Press employees wishing to unionize during a news conference in Santa Barbara, Calif. Vanocur, a network news reporter who for decades covered the biggest moments in politics, died Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Santa Barbara, Calif. He was 91. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
September 17, 2019 - 7:16 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sander Vanocur, a television newsman who for decades covered momentous events from political campaigns to assassinations, the Vietnam War to the civil rights movement, has died, his son said Tuesday. Vanocur died Monday night in Santa Barbara, California, said Chris Vanocur. He...
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Tony Bennett performs onstage at the Jazz Foundation of America's 17th annual "A Great Night In Harlem" gala concert at the Apollo Theater on Thursday, April 4, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
April 05, 2019 - 6:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Bennett had few words to say, but many more to sing. Bennett was among the honorees Thursday night at "A Great Night in Harlem," the annual fundraiser for the Jazz Foundation of America. Introduced by Ben Stiller to a capacity audience at the Apollo Theater, Bennett didn't have...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2004 file photo. George P. Bush, left, stands hands with his grandfather, former President George H.W. Bush in New York prior to their remarks at a reception hosted by the Hispanic Alliance for Progress Institute in conjunction with the Republican National Convention. George H.W. Bush's political career spanned a generation and straddled the America before and after Jim Crow but also was a key figure in the GOP as reaching out to Latino voters. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
December 04, 2018 - 7:38 pm
George H.W. Bush got elected president after a campaign marked by the infamous Willie Horton ad, about a black murderer who raped a white woman while on a weekend furlough from prison. On the other side of the racial ledger, Bush appointed Gen. Colin Powell as the first black chairman of the Joint...
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October 15, 2018 - 12:17 am
BOSTON (AP) — David Price was good enough, the Red Sox bullpen was even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered a go-ahead, three-run double off the Green Monster on Sunday night to lead Boston to a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros and tie the AL Championship Series at one game apiece. Price...
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September 30, 2018 - 9:28 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Alvin Kamara ran for three second-half touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints' defense stepped out of Drew Brees' shadow in a 33-18- victory over the New York Giants on Sunday. Wil Lutz matched his career high with four field goals as the Saints (3-1) built a 12-7...
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September 01, 2018 - 10:29 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Eduardo Rodriguez struck out 12 in 5 2/3 innings in his return from an ankle injury, leading the Boston Red Sox over the Chicago White Sox 6-1 on Saturday night. Jackie Bradley Jr., Ian Kinsler and Eduardo Nunez homered as AL East-leading Boston maintained its 7½-game lead over the...
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August 27, 2018 - 4:36 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants is now the NFL's highest-paid wide receiver. A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday the team agreed to a five-year contract extension with the three-time Pro Bowler. The person spoke on...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, June 6, 2018 civil rights attorney Al McSurely sits for an interview at his home in Carthage, N.C. As the Poor People's Campaign launches a massive initiative to sign up people to support the movement and to vote, its leaders are working with the generation of civil rights activists who stood with the Rev. Martin Luther King and have continued his work. The Rev. William Barber is co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign. He says he turns to those who came before him: leaders such as the Rev. Jesse Jackson, children's advocate Marian Wright Edelman, and attorney Al McSurely. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
August 25, 2018 - 1:48 pm
CARTHAGE, N.C. (AP) — As the Poor People's Campaign launches a new initiative, its charismatic leader is working with the generation of civil rights leaders who stood by the Rev. Martin Luther King's side and continued his efforts to stamp out poverty and racism after his assassination. "The...
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May 15, 2018 - 9:46 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Robert Kennedy Jr. says the Connecticut Supreme Court's ruling that struck down the murder conviction of his cousin, Michael Skakel, is effectively an ``exoneration.'' Kennedy said on NBC's ``Today'' show Tuesday that he has recently spoken to Skakel, who was ``elated'' by...
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