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Minister confused by ‘white heritage’ asks: What binds Nazis, Confederates?

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Minister confused by ‘white heritage’ asks: What binds Nazis, Confederates?

- What recently brought neo-Nazis and Confederate sympathizers together in Charlottesville? Why were Nazi flags and Confederate flags carried side by side and marched with pride down the streets of a modern American city? Do these two groups really share a common heritage or do they merely share a similar history? A shameful history of a shared racism, steeped in the mistaken notion of white superiority and a willingness to employ violence as a means to maintain it
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Racists’ under-the-radar recruitment

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Racists’ under-the-radar recruitment

- For those aware of them, all the signs were there with James Alex Fields Jr., the 20-year-old charged this week with murder after driving into a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Va, and killing Heather Heyer. Fields’s high-school history teacher has described him as infatuated with Nazis as early as his freshman year of high school. Fields has a history of abusing his mother
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Historic promotions for Des Moines Fire Department

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Historic promotions for Des Moines Fire Department

- History was made at the Des Moines Fire Department this morning as two people received major promotions. Historic promotions for Des Moines Fire Department History was made at the Des Moines Fire Department this morning as two people received major promotions. WEBVTT FIGHT.HISTORY WAS MADE AT THE DESMOINES FIRE DEPARTMENT THIMORNING AS TWO PEOPLE RECEIVEDPROMOTIONS.PERCY COLEM IS THE FIRSTAFRICAN-AMERICAN TO BE PROMOTEDTO ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF IN THEIRHISTOR AND AMY MONTGOMERY ISTHE FIRST FEMALE PROMOTED TOASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF
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Barcelona police say van jumps sidewalk, causes injuries

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Barcelona police say van jumps sidewalk, causes injuries

- Barcelona, Spain • Police in the northern Spanish city of Barcelona say a white van has jumped the sidewalk in the city’s historic Las Ramblas district. Police in the northern Spanish city of Barcelona say a white van has jumped the sidewalk in the city’s historic Las Ramblas district and crashed into a summer crowd of residents and tourists, injuring several people
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Remembering the deadliest plane crash in Michigan history

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Remembering the deadliest plane crash in Michigan history

- August 16, 2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the fatal Northwest Airlines Flight 255 crash in Romulus, after takeoff from Detroit Metropolitan Airport. It is the deadliest aviation disaster in Michigan history. Among the 156 who died are: all six crew members, two motorists, and 148 of the 149 passengers. The sole survivor was four-year-old Cecelia Cichan.
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Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

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Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

- LONDON (AP) — Scientists have named a pre-historic crocodile described as “one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth” after late Motorhead frontman and British heavy metal icon Lemmy Kilmister. London’s Natural History Museum says the fossil of what’s now known as Lemmysuchus obtusidens was dug up in England in the early 20th century but was incorrectly categorized with other sea crocodiles found in the area
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Scientists name prehistoric crocodile after Lemmy from Motorhead

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Scientists name prehistoric crocodile after Lemmy from Motorhead

- Scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile described as "one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth" after late Motorhead frontman and British heavy metal icon Lemmy Kilmister. London's Natural History Museum says the fossil of what's now known as Lemmysuchus obtusidens was dug up in England in the early 20th century but was incorrectly categorized with other sea crocodiles found in the area
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Scientists name prehistoric crocodile after Lemmy from Motorhead

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Scientists name prehistoric crocodile after Lemmy from Motorhead

- Scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile described as "one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth" after late Motorhead frontman and British heavy metal icon Lemmy Kilmister. London's Natural History Museum says the fossil of what's now known as Lemmysuchus obtusidens was dug up in England in the early 20th century but was incorrectly categorized with other sea crocodiles found in the area
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Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

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Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

- LONDON (AP) — Scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile described as "one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth" after late Motorhead frontman and British heavy metal icon Lemmy Kilmister. London's Natural History Museum says the fossil of what's now known as Lemmysuchus obtusidens was dug up in England in the early 20th century but was incorrectly categorized with other sea crocodiles found in the area
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Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

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Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

- Scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile described as "one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth" after late Motorhead frontman and British heavy metal icon Lemmy Kilmister. London's Natural History Museum says the fossil of what's now known as Lemmysuchus obtusidens was dug up in England in the early 20th century but was incorrectly categorized with other sea crocodiles found in the area
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Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

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Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

- LONDON (AP) - Scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile described as "one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth" after late Motorhead frontman and British heavy metal icon Lemmy Kilmister. London's Natural History Museum says the fossil of what's now known as Lemmysuchus obtusidens was dug up in England in the early 20th century but was incorrectly categorized with other sea crocodiles found in the area
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Scientists name prehistoric crocodile after Lemmy from Motorhead

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Scientists name prehistoric crocodile after Lemmy from Motorhead

- LONDON (AP) — Scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile described as ‘‘one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth’’ after late Motorhead frontman and British heavy metal icon Lemmy Kilmister. London’s Natural History Museum says the fossil of what’s now known as Lemmysuchus obtusidens was dug up in England in the early 20th century but was incorrectly categorized with other sea crocodiles found in the area
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Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

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Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

- LONDON — Scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile described as "one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth" after late Motorhead frontman and British heavy metal icon Lemmy Kilmister. London's Natural History Museum says the fossil of what's now known as Lemmysuchus obtusidens was dug up in England in the early 20th century but was incorrectly categorized with other sea crocodiles found in the area
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Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

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Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

- LONDON (AP) — Scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile described as “one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth” after late Motorhead frontman and British heavy metal icon Lemmy Kilmister. London’s Natural History Museum says the fossil of what’s now known as Lemmysuchus obtusidens was dug up in England in the early 20th century but was incorrectly categorized with other sea crocodiles found in the area
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History in the air at Newport Jazz Festival

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History in the air at Newport Jazz Festival

- NEWPORT, R.I. — Jazz is history. Not in the sense of “over,” but in the sense of a living tradition — the music is always paying that history homage, consciously or not. Saturday, the middle day of the weekend-long Newport Jazz Festival, had history in abundance. Most explicitly, it had Benny Golson, now 88, one of the living legends of the music, author of some of its indelible classics, playing a few of them and talking about them just as much
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Man suspected of killing Missouri officer has criminal history in New Hampshire

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Man suspected of killing Missouri officer has criminal history in New Hampshire

- Manhunt underway for suspect. . . Man suspected of killing Missouri officer has criminal history in New Hampshire Manhunt underway for suspect WEBVTT INTON,MISSOURI.MATT EVANS IS THERE LIVE.A POLICE WAS SHOT AND KILLED,AND THE SUSPECT IS AT LARGE.MATT: A PERSON OF INTEREST INTHIS CASE, HILLARY CLINTON,MISSOURI, POLICE OFFICER WASSHOT AND KILLED IN THE OVERNIGHTHOURS.HENRY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTIESAND STATE TROOPERS HAVE BEENSTAGING BEHIND US AT THE HENRYCOUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENTTHROUGHOUT THE OVERNIGHT HOURS
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Bill Press: Trump to American heroes: You're fired!

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Bill Press: Trump to American heroes: You're fired!

- July 26 is a significant day in American military history. Sixty-nine years ago, on July 26, 1948, President Harry Truman signed an executive order abolishing racial segregation in the Armed Forces allowing African-Americans to serve in all branches of the military. Fast-forward. July 26, 2017 will go down in military history for a different reason. On that day, President Donald Trump sent out a tweet bringing discrimination back to the Armed Forces by banning all transgender troops from military service
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Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History | VisitDetroit.com

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Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History | VisitDetroit.com

- Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Welcome to the world's largest institution dedicated to the African-American experience! The Wright Museum provides learning opportunities, exhibitions, programs and events based on collections and research that explore the diverse history and culture of African-Americans and their African origins. Accomodations And Meeting Space Number Of Meeting Rooms: 8
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  • Minister confused by ‘white heritage’ asks: What binds Nazis, Confederates?
    Minister confused by ‘white heritage’ asks: What binds Nazis, Confederates?

    , kentucky.com

    What recently brought neo-Nazis and Confederate sympathizers together in Charlottesville? Why were Nazi flags and Confederate flags carried side by side and marched with pride down the streets of a modern American city? Do these two groups really share a common heritage or do they merely share a similar history? A shameful history of a shared racism, steeped in the mistaken notion of white superiority and a willingness to employ violence as a means to maintain it
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Historians

  • Alabama historian Wayne Flynt to host Harper Lee event
    Alabama historian Wayne Flynt to host Harper Lee event

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    Renowned Alabama historian Dr. Wayne Flynt will present a readers theater program on his recently published book Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship with Harper Lee at the Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) in Montgomery Monday at noon. Dr. Flynt, Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at Auburn University, received his Ph.D from Florida State University in 1965 before going on to teach at Samford University for 12 years and then spent nearly 30 years at Auburn University
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  • Chimney Rock National Monument: A Rare View Into an Ancient World
    Chimney Rock National Monument: A Rare View Into an Ancient World

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    Explore Chimney Rock Beautiful Chimney Rock National Monument is a sacred place with spiritual significance to two dozen modern-day native tribes, a celestial observatory and a natural, seasonal calendar that marked the equinox for the Ancestral Puebloans who lived here more than 1,000 years ago. More about Chimney Rock’s history >> Discover the Mystery Guests to Chimney Rock often comment on the powerful connection they feel to the people and the place when they visit
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