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Eugene Allen, White House Butler who served 8 Presidents, Dies at 90

Cholly ·
Longtime White House Butler Served For 34 Years Under 8 Presidents, From Truman to Reagan. Eugene Allen, who endured a harsh and segregated upbringing in his native Virginia and went on to work for eight presidents as a White House butler, died March...
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Re: The man trying to train Africa's future leaders

EbonyRose ·
GREAT story!! I have a feeling he's going to be VERY successful with this!! And it's just the kind of thing that Africa - and really WE here in the U.S. - need to happen!!! However, and I hate to say it, but .... I think that the African youth that this is impacting will do a better job of actually following through with the mission and being successful with the project of this school than would happen here if it were the other way around. I've had the feeling for a long time that it would...
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The man trying to train Africa's future leaders

sunnubian ·
2 January 2012 Last updated at 07:57 ET The man trying to train Africa's future leaders Fred Swaniker is convinced that his academy will help change the continent Continue reading the main story African Dream An entrepreneur's best friend Tips from a 'money magician' What a TV man did with four toilets Cashing in on Uganda’s oil boom Fred Swaniker, an entrepreneur with a passion for solving social problems, believes that many of Africa's predicaments boil down to a lack of adequate...
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Historical marker alongside Alabama highway will honor civil rights martyr William Lewis Moore

sunnubian ·
Historical marker alongside Alabama highway will honor civil rights martyr William Lewis Moore February 05, 2019 Jerry Smith was humming along U.S. Highway 11 in his light-green, 1961 Chevrolet Corvair, when he came upon something unusual. A man was walking alongside the two-lane highway, pulling a cart, and holding a sign. “I stopped long enough to see that it was something about blacks one way or the other,” said Smith, now 72, of Southside, Alabama, recalling the 1963 incident. “After I...
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Little Caesars founder quietly paid Rosa Parks' rent for years

sunnubian ·
Little Caesars founder quietly paid Rosa Parks' rent for years By Eric Levenson Updated 1652 GMT (0052 HKT) February 15, 2017 Little Caesars founder Mike Ilitch passed away on Friday. Story highlights Restaurant tycoon Mike Ilitch died on Friday at the age of 87 The Detroit native had paid for Rosa Parks' apartment in a safer area of the city (CNN) Those who knew Mike Ilitch, the Little Caesars founder and Detroit Tigers owner who died last Friday , have spent the past few days fondly...
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Re: Little Caesars founder quietly paid Rosa Parks' rent for years

Kocolicious ·
That's great to know. And shed light on many people who are our quiet heroes. They are out there! Standing with us. Good article! But!
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More Than Spectacle: Upcoming Eclipse Will Reveal Some of Sun’s Mysteries and You Can Help

sunnubian ·
More Than Spectacle: Upcoming Eclipse Will Reveal Some of Sun’s Mysteries and You Can Help By Associated Press - August 15, 2017 Amateur astronomer Mike Conley practices with the telescope he will use to document the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus) WASHINGTON (AP) — The sun is about to spill some of its secrets, maybe even reveal a few hidden truths of the cosmos. And you can get in on the act next week if you are in the right place for the best solar eclipse in the...
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Re: More Than Spectacle: Upcoming Eclipse Will Reveal Some of Sun’s Mysteries and You Can Help

sunnubian ·
Don’t get scammed — Safe, NASA-approved eclipse glasses and where to snag a pair Fiza Pirani The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2:30 p.m Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 National/World News <button class="janrainProvider janrain_native-facebookButton" data-bind="click: $root.shareUsing, event: { focus: $root.updateSelected }, attr: { 'class': 'janrainProvider janrain_' + buttonClass, title: $root.getProviderTitle($data) }, css: { 'shareScreenVisible': $root.shareScreen.visible,...
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