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In Memory of Dr. Maya Angelou, American Poet Laureate, Activist, and Educator. 1928-2014

Global Renaissance Woman Dr. Maya Angelou is one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Hailed as a global renaissance woman, Dr. Angelou is a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, produce...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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House Passes Deal to Avert ‘Cliff’

The bill’s passage sealed a hard-won political triumph for President Obama. By: Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Though Acceptance for Gay Americans Is Growing, Discrimination Persists

A new survey by the Pew Research Center offers a complex view of what it’s like to be an LGBT American. The survey found that while 92 percent of LGBT Americans say society is more accepting, 53 percent say they still fac...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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Meet Anqoinette Crosby, Your New Host of Vocal Point

About Anqoinette Anqoinette Crosby is a seasoned journalist with more than 12 years of experience. Anqoinette most recently worked as the On Air Reporter in the award-winning video department at The Washington Post. Anqoinette...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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The Boston Bombers: Who Knew What When

One of the most devastating revelations in the wake of 9/11 was that U.S. intelligence agencies had key pieces of information on the would-be hijackers — but didn’t share them with each other in time to prevent the attack. ...
by Michael Cadenhead