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Georgia Regents University students analyze rap album, hip-hop

...with other writing assignments.Along with Joyce's novel, students will also read works from Gwendolyn Brooks, James Baldwin and J.D. Salinger. The literature all share themes about struggle, which on Lamar's album, is about gang fighting...
Friendship was forged in heat of 1964 civil rights struggle

...his first interaction with a white person "on a social level."Through donated books, Futorian introduced him to James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Richard Wright and other "subversive" black authors.As comfortable as they were together, sharing...
Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

...little known outside the theatrical community until I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, which might not have happened if James Baldwin hadn't persuaded Angelou, still grieving over King's death, to attend a party at Jules Feiffer's house. Feiffer...
Devil's Knot

Opens Friday, May 9, 2014 Synopsis: Director Atom Egoyan adapts journalist Mara Leveritt non-fiction book to the screen in this docudrama centered on the investigation into the notorious West Memphis Three case (previously the subject of filmmaker Joe Berlinger's Paradise Lost documentaries). Centered on the investigation conducted by private detective Ron Lax (Colin Firth), The Devil's Knot details the discovery of crucial DNA evidence that helped to win back the freedom of Arkansas teens Damien Echols, James Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley Jr., who were accused of ritualistically murdering three young boys in 1993. Stephen Moyer and Reese Witherspoon co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Amy Ryan, Mireille Enos, Stephen Moyer, Alessandro Nivola, Dane DeHaan Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Almanac predicts a first for Augusta

...possibly know what is about to happen: it is happening, each time, for the first time, for the only time. -- James Baldwin Would you believe we might have a White Christmas? I know it's unlikely. In fact, there has never been one in...
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Earl Thompkins (PHILADELPHIA, Pa.)

...of Augusta, GA, Montenia (Alvin) Jackson, Petersburg, VA, and Regina Thompkins, Dearing, GA; one uncle, James Baldwin; one aunt, Odessa Thompkins; a respected friend, Hardy Lewis; and a host of other relatives, and friends. The...
Ask us: Q&A

...classified as a woodwind because it is played with a reed. Q: Who wrote the novel Go Tell it on the Mountain? A: James Baldwin , who is also a playwright, wrote Go Tell It on the Mountain in 1953. The book tells about a young black boy's...
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Fifty recordings chosen for preservation

...Electronique," Edgard Varese, 1958 -"Time Out," The Dave Brubeck Quartet, 1959 -Studs Terkel interview with James Baldwin, Sept. 29, 1962 -William Faulkner address at West Point Military Academy, 1962 -"Dancing in the Street," Martha...

...minute, 42.34 seconds. Baseball Blue Jays, Baldwin agree to contract The Toronto Blue Jays signed right-hander James Baldwin to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Baldwin went 0-2 with one save and a 3.81 ERA...
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Roberts to have shoulder surgery

...Norfolk on May 15, but the Mets agreed to the surgery once Roberts saw a third doctor. In other news, right-hander James Baldwin, who was 0-2 with a 15.00 ERA in two starts for the Mets, cleared waivers and opted for free agency.