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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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What’s behind Obama’s campaign to limit bulk data collection by the NSA

President Obama announced that he wants Congress to stop the National Security Agency from gathering bulk phone records and holding them for five years. What’s at stake in the president’s push to limit the scope of U.S. sur...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Timeline: 9/11 Memorial Museum Fields Controversy

More than a decade of remembrance later, a $1 billion museum at Ground Zero has still not opened — as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. Andrew Cuomo remain at odds over whose agency will pay for the museum’s...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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Historic Unveiling of Frederick Douglass Portrait at Governor’s Mansion in Md.

The portrait, the first of an African American to grace the halls of the residence, was done by renowned portraitist Simmie Knox, who is also the first black American to be commissioned for a presidential portrait. BY: BREANNA...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Analysis: Obama Wins But Washington Unchanged

President Obama has won the election and has four more years to push for economic and social policies passed in his first-term presidency. But with the balance of power in Congress unchanged, Obama may face the same gridlock in...
by Michael Cadenhead