Mario Van Peebles believes in being the character

...members of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Airing Feb. 24 (8 p.m. EST) as...1925 to 1937 of the nation's railway porters to found a union, despite forceful opposition...Dutton as tough, flamboyant Chicago porter Milton Webster, and Brock Peters as an...

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Beer's secret ingredient? Controversy

...serious about crafting rich porters, crisp pilsners and tangy...his controversial Polygamy Porter, he sold about 2,500 cases...Schirf released Polygamy Porter, the beer that bunched the...Republic were ordering Polygamy Porter T-shirts, St. Provo Girl...

Friendship was forged in heat of 1964 civil rights struggle

...violated Mississippi's Jim Crow-era social code.His teacher at the one-room church school outside town had arranged for porters to toss copies of the Chicago Defender, Jet and other black publications from passing trains, because mailing them was too...

City Ink: Augusta Commission takes easy way out with tax increase

...the time, proposed a $20 million state-of-the-art riverfront stadium to be built between 11th and 13th streets.Sup porters said the proposed Reynolds Street park would be "something along the lines of Camden Yards" in Baltimore and would take into...

Fans arriving at Brazil airports for World Cup might have rough time

...straight from a copy center and a giant plush Fuleco, the tournament's armadillo mascot. There are, however, plenty of porters in maroon uniforms hoping to persuade gullible tourists to illegally exchange dollars and euros for reals.On a recent day...

Baseball's dramatic shift noted in '1954'

...in the mid-1950s, visiting black players had to stay at the all-black hotel in town or at the homes of friends of black porters they knew from the trains.? Aaron's effortless loping style in the outfield caused his manager to refer to the Braves...

The `old grandfather's' climb of Kilimanjaro

...tent erection, etc., by the porters. I gave my watch to my porter as he had taken such excellent...be spread among all of the porters as they did a fantastic job...for all of us. Most of the porters had T-shirts, pants, boots...

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Period costumes are delightful, delicious in 'De-Lovely'

...their spats. "Cole Porter and his gang were the...thing twice because the Porters wouldn't have done...sophistication that was the Porters' signature is the guiding...love the era of Cole Porter simply because men and...silks and satin." The Porters were even more enthusiastic...

Tips on end-of-year tipping

...who lives in a high-rise apartment building in New York City, that group includes a small army of concierges, handymen, porters and even dry cleaners. By the time he's done, he'll be out at least $300 - some of it to people whose names he doesn't...

Cover story: Selling a city

...few guests are vacationing, to relax in the mid-August sun. The guests arrive from cities throughout the nation. Tanned porters take their bags. Smiling receptionists take their credit cards. Everything at the hotel is first class. "This is nice...

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