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Event celebrates black history

...included a history lesson about black cowboys from the guest speaker...the West and contributed to Black Cowboys of Texas, and became...told stories of real Old West black cowboys: mountain man Jim Beckwourth...an appreciation for how far blacks have come. But also, the seniors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-03-02/event-celebrates
Minnie Minoso paved way for many players in Major League Baseball

...the "Cuban Comet" was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever...Robinson and became the game's first black Latino star, died of natural causes...became major league baseball's first black player in Chicago on May 1, 1951, homering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-01/minnie-minoso-paved-way-
President Obama set to visit South Carolina on Friday for the My Brother's Keeper initiative

...first time in South Carolina since the 2008 primary campaign, when he won the state after battling Hillary Rodham Clinton for black voters.Friday's event is tied to Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative, which is aimed at improving the lives of young...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-01/president-obama-set-visi
School menu

...cracker, fruit, juiceLUNCHMarch 5: Herbed or barbecue chicken or rib dippers with sweet potato cornbread, cookie, greens, black-eyed peas, pears with cherries, orange wedgesMarch 6: Chili with cheese and saltine crackers, fish sandwich with sauce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-03-02/school-menu
Matt Kemp is high on the new-look Padres

...foundation now to get them there come late September.Manager Bud Black already appreciates Kemp's belief in this team."I like that...four-year contract this past week."The names have changed," Black said. "If the expectation level has risen, we like it. We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-01/matt-kemp-high-new-look-
FIFA president worried about racism in Russia before 2018 World Cup

...to the World Cup. It followed Tokyo Sexwale, an adviser to FIFA's anti-racism task force, telling the AP recently that black people are "scared of going to Moscow."The Fare network wants sanctions for discriminatory conduct consistently applied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-01/fifa-president-worried-about-raci
After weather delay, Georgia to perform rare execution of a woman

...Appeals.If Gissendaner's execution happens, she will be the first woman executed in Georgia in 70 years.Lena Baker, a black maid, was executed in 1945 after being convicted in a one-day trial for killing her white employer. Georgia officials issued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-01/after-weather-delay-ge
Howard Cohen

...life well lived will be held at 509 Regent Place on Monday March 2nd from 5pm to 9pm. A colorful dress code is requested as black was not his color. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the charity of your choosing. Life Lessons from Dr. Howard...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174283797
Things to Do | The Augusta Chronicle

...scene, I have never seen such a flurry of great musical acts coming to our area. Today there are many women broadcasters, black and white, in radio and television locally. But in the 1960s you could count those pioneer women broadcasters on one hand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do
Deke Copenhaver | The Augusta Chronicle

...creating more cohesiveness among commissioners. He said at the time that his victory showed he had broad-based support, in both black and white precincts. Before his election, Mr. Copenhaver spent four years as director of the Central Savannah River Land...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/deke-copenhaver