African American Heritage Society purchases Merrill-Williams House

The historic Merrill-Williams House at the intersection of Natchez and Fowlkes streets is officially owned by the African American Heritage Society of Williamson County. The organization held a closing celebration on November 12, closing a chapter of fundraising and advocacy on the role of the home as an integral part …

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MS NAACP Rewards Forrest County Members For Community Activism

Four members of the Forrest County branch of NAACP # 5291 received three awards at the Mississippi State NAACP convention held virtually November 11-13. The convention presents five prestigious annual awards. Vernon Dahmer Award The Vernon Dahmer Award, presented to the person or people who have made the most contributions …

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Ian Curteis obituary | BBC

Ian Curteis, who died at the age of 86, was a television playwright of some distinction who launched the charge of left bias against the BBC long before it was fashionable to do so. when his documentary drama The Falklands Play, which the company commissioned in 1983, was postponed, then …

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No surprises as Judith Collins crashes and burns as national leader | Tim watkin

ohOn Wednesday morning, the most vicious thing the New Zealand opposition party has faced was the television appearance of former leader Simon Bridges, grinning like a Cheshire cat, declaring he didn ‘t had no intention of challenging Judith Collins for leadership. Within 24 hours, the National Party became a mess. …

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Jurassic Park Sequel: Folio Society Launches Illustrated Edition of The Lost World

Shortly after the publication of jurassic park in 1990, author Michael Crichton began receiving endless letters from readers asking if a sequel was in the cards. After the cultural and financial success of Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation three years later, Crichton had no choice but to deliver a sequel that …

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“Climate activism is essential in the fight for social justice”

Protesters join the Fridays For Future march on November 5, 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images)By: DAWN BUTLER, Labor MP for Brent Central WHEN WORLD leaders gathered for COP26 in Glasgow, it reminded us of the sobering fact that we are currently in a …

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Opinion: Something more may be going on with Harris and Buttigieg’s gossip

Buttigieg is clearly very ambitious, led an impressive presidential campaign in 2020 and has only bolstered his political skills since then. Harris, as vice president, is one of the top contenders to be the face of the post-Joe Biden Democratic Party. Each can see the other as standing in his …

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The Irish Times’ point of view on a new Franco-Italian treaty: finding a common cause

The signing this week of a new friendship treaty between France and Italy reflects what could become a significant permanent change in the internal political dynamics of the EU and a subtle counterweight to German predominance. The Quirinal Treaty, which promises closer collaboration on everything from foreign policy to defense …

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Local organizations show their support for MMIW with an exhibit at the Journey Museum

RAPID CITY, SD – Outside the Journey Museum in Rapid City, a special exhibit is on display, honoring missing and murdered Indigenous women and children. A teepee and red robe cords have been installed by the Red Ribbon Skirt Society and other organizations such as the Medicine Wheel Riders and …

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Why the Plaid-Labor deal makes sense to both sides as Welsh devolution hovers around the wagons

// = do_shortcode (‘[in-content-square]’)?> Mark Drakeford. Photo of the CPMR – Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CC BY-SA 2.0) Photo of Adam Price by Plaid Cymru. Ifan morgan jones “Vote for Work, get Plaid. Vote Plaid, get work, ”said a conservative member of Senedd in reaction to the confirmation that …

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