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Federal Officials Pledge To Do More To Support Baltimore Youth

Federal officials visited students at Baltimore's Frederick Douglass High School on Wednesday and pledged to help support the teens' futures. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez spent the day listening to students' ... Huffington Post, 2 weeks ago

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Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club sponsors swimming lessons for 50 children in Overtown

At 1:45pm on Wednesday afternoon, a troupe dressed in blue polo shirts ambled out from Frederick R. Douglass Elementary, across Northwest 12th Street, to the pool facility at Gibson Park in Overtown. They had just come from an hour-long book reading ...
 Miami Herald2 weeks 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.com3 weeks ago Obama unlikely to unveil Keystone move during Canada election: sources  Reuters3 weeks ago The Obama Effect: When the President Backs D.C. Statehood, Congress Does, Too  Huffington Post1 month ago

Atlanta Students Aim For The Stars With Rocket-Building Class

Frederick Douglass High School engineering teacher Aaron Campbell and his student Drakendra Graham discussed the school's engineering and technology program on ''A Closer Look.'' Students at Frederick Douglass High School are aiming for ...
 WABE1 week ago Ravens join in to rebuild Baltimore  USA Today3 weeks ago Douglass Students Say They Got A Bad Rap  WYPR3 weeks ago Winchester schools chief serves as role model with book club  Miami Herald3 weeks 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 Monitor4 weeks ago Frederick Douglass Building renovations will begin in May  Individual.com2 months ago

Labor launches Forward Baltimore to register 10,000 voters

BALTIMORE - Frederick Douglass high school students were arrested during the early protests against the police killing of Freddie Gray here so it was with particular symbolism that the A. Philip Randolph Institute and the AFL-CIO chose this site to ...
 People's World1 week ago Baltimore's new plantations: Race, police and how little things have changed since Frederick Douglass  Salon2 weeks 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 Times2 months 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 Trust2 weeks ago Babson Professor Frederick Douglass Opie Explores Food Traditions In Early 20th Century Florida  Wall Street Business Network4 weeks ago

Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass

Two actors read the letters and diaries of Civil War leaders and explore the relationship between… read more Two actors read the letters and diaries of Civil War leaders Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass and explore the relationship ...
 C-SPAN3 days ago

Vermont Humanities Council invites communities to hold participatory reading of Frederick Douglass July 4 speech

News Release — Vermont Humanities Council May 14, 2015 Contact: Sylvia Plumb, Director of Communications, 802.262.1354 or Amy Cunningham, Director of Community Programs, 802.262.1356 Vermont Humanities Council Invites Communities to Hold ...
 VTDigger.org3 days ago
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