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Special to the TribuneGeorge Washington Carver. For many of us, the name triggers memory cells of 4th-grade history reports and social studies with Mrs. Nesbitt. For long before there was even such a thing as Black History Month, Carver stood out as one of the most famous...
Tribune staff reportersThe girls' front-row desks were empty Tuesday, their recent classwork still hanging on the walls. Second-graders in teacher Brenda Payne's class at Beulah Park Elementary School in Zion spent Tuesday confronting the fact that those desks will remain...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday April 23, 1999 They get all the movies--or at least it seems that way. They control an impressive share of America's free time and disposable income. And most everyone covets their youthful good looks. You've always suspected it and...
Tags: Adults, Entertainment, Jim Taylor, Death, Alexander Payne
Flora Davis Crittenden was born in Brooklyn in 1924. She attended predominantly white elementary schools there and in affluent Scarsdale before her family moved back to Newport News in 1937, when she entered segregated George Washington Carver High School...
"Undercover Brother" has such a cheerfully zingy energy that you keep rooting for it even when its jokes turn flatter than a jump shot at a YMCA pickup game. Sending up the blaxploitation films of the 1970s would seem an easy and pointless exercise, but...
IT IS A MANTRA among black Americans that we are insufficiently aware of our history, that our advancement will be hobbled until we are all rooted in a sense of continuity with the past. Yet every year we are regaled with not just a Black History Day but...
Tags: Entertainment, History, Emmett Till, Jesse Jackson, Tulsa
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