MemorialExhibitionBlog

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
 

 

 
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After Coming Out, Jason Collins Gets Support from Across the NBA

Jason Collins made headlines this morning as the first male athlete from a major U.S. professional league to announce that he is gay. The NBA free agent wrote his personal account for Sports Illustrated. In the column, co-writt...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Ending Negotiations, 25,000 Chicago Teachers Head to the Picket Lines

Despite spending more than 400 hours in negotiation, Chicago Public School teachers walked off the job over pay and health benefits and policies that would tie teacher performance to students’ scores on standardized testi...
by Michael Cadenhead