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Baltimore's new plantations: Race, police and how little thing...

Across the street from Baltimore's Mondawmin Mall, where violent protests erupted last Monday afternoon , stands Frederick Douglass High School. It was from that school that students emerged at 3 p.m., only to find themselves in the crosshairs of ... Salon, 3 days ago

Wanted to become an architect, then a basketball player: Obama

Sitting in front of a mural of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, U.S. President Barack Obama visits Anacostia Library to participate in a live "virtual field trip" with middle school students in Washington. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters In a free-wheeling interaction with kids, United States President Barack Obama on Thursday said he first wanted to be an architect and then a basketball player before becoming interested in politics. In a 40-minute interaction with students at a library, ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago Obama unlikely to unveil Keystone move during Canada election: sources  Reuters6 days ago The Obama Effect: When the President Backs D.C. Statehood, Congress Does, Too  Huffington Post2 weeks ago
Miami Herald

Ravens join in to rebuild Baltimore

Two days after riots broke out in the neighborhood around their school, students at Frederick Douglass High School received a visit from Ray Lewis and Ravens coach John Harbaugh. As For The Win wrote earlier this week, Lewis — despite his past ...
 USA Today6 days ago Douglass Students Say They Got A Bad Rap  WYPR6 days ago Winchester schools chief serves as role model with book club  Miami Herald1 week ago Baltimore students try to reclaim identity  MSN News US6 days ago

Reader recommendation: The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass

I recommend Frederick Douglass's autobiography The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (narrated by Richard Allen on audiobook). He met the major American figures of the mid-19th century: Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown, and Abraham Lincoln.
 Christian Science Monitor1 week ago Frederick Douglass Building renovations will begin in May  Individual.com1 month ago

Skid row residents ask for independent probe of fatal police shooting

With allusions to Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, skid row activists called Thursday for an independent investigation and release of police body-camera footage in the fatal police shooting of an unarmed homeless man on skid ...
 Los Angeles Times1 month ago

Babson College Professor Offers Historical Context To Recent Protests

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College History Professor Frederick Douglass Opie offers new insights into the causes and results of 20th century social movements in his recent book - Upsetting the Apple Cart - Black-Latino Coalitions in New York ...
 Reliance Trust1 day ago Babson Professor Frederick Douglass Opie Explores Food Traditions In Early 20th Century Florida  Wall Street Business Network2 weeks ago

Coca-Cola has scholarship money for college-bound high school students

Common and Magic Johnson flank Frederick Douglass High School student Devion Lewis and Amber Hughes at Coca-Cola Headquarters in Atlanta (2013; Steed Media Service file photo) This summer, the Coca-Cola Pay It Forward program will reward up to 20 ...
 RollingOut2 months ago Flashback: Education Secretary Hails Baltimore Schools for Steep Drop in Suspensions  CNS News1 day ago High School Student Vigilance Committees  Huffington Post2 weeks ago

Marcus & Millichap Brokers $10.1M Sale of Mixed-Use Property in West Harlem

Located at 2070 Frederick Douglass Blvd. in West Harlem, the six-story building features 16 residential units and two commercial spaces. NEW YORK CITY — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the sale of a mixed-use building located at 2070 Frederick ...
 REBusinessOnline1 week ago
The Linfield Review

Linfield hosts symposium on the Baldwin Buckley debate

The Frederick Douglass Forum on Law, Rights, and Justice at Linfield College will host a scholarly symposium on James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the American Dream. The symposium, scheduled May 7-8 at Linfield, will commemorate the ...
 The Linfield Review3 weeks ago

Frederick Douglass Community Center in Partnership with Community Services Foundation Presentation

How do you prepare for disasters? Get informed. Make disaster kits. Simple steps can help. Create your plan. Remain aware. These are the steps that can help you stay safe when natural and human-caused emergencies and disasters occur. DC HSEMA will ...
 District of Columbia DISR4 weeks ago
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