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Enemy of the State: How a Serbian Journalist Became a Shooting Target

Balkan Insight 02 Dec 2021
“I met Slavko Curuvija through [his] articles,” says Belgrade journalist Perica Gunjic, a colleague of the Serbian journalist whose murder 22 years ago will be the focus of a court verdict in Belgrade on Thursday ... Curuvija’s journalistic courage ... Yugoslav historian Branka Prpa was Curuvija’s partner and was there when he was shot.

ABC’s ‘Women of the Movement’ Gets Companion Doc Series

The Hollywood Reporter 02 Dec 2021
Jesse Jackson; FBI agent Lent Rice, who was part of a team that began a new investigation of Till’s murder 50 years after the fact; journalist Dan Wakefield, who covered the murder trial; and Betty Pearson, who was in the courtroom for the trial. Historians and authors Angie ...

MasterClass Announces Launch of Part I of Three-Part Class: Black History, Black Freedom, and Black Love

Longview News-Journal 02 Dec 2021
Part I of the three-part class, The Past, provides an unfiltered account of Black history and includes lessons from.Jelani Cobb, historian, journalist, author and professor at Columbia University, dives into the history of historically black colleges and universities, the power ...

How Jane Goodall inspired L.A.’s bat man

The Los Angeles Times 02 Dec 2021
The Natural History Museum of L.A ... Advertisement ... (Just Trek). 1 ... And every camel corps needs a driver, right? That’s where Hi Jolly comes in, a historical figure who was key to the “great camel experiment.” Journalist and historian Steve Brown explains the history that stretches from the Middle East to the then-emerging Confederacy and Union at 7 p.m.

Nikole Hannah-Jones dives into the origins and language of ‘The 1619 Project’

The Los Angeles Times 01 Dec 2021
Ray Dial taught an elective course called “The African American Experience,” and it was in his classroom that teenage Hannah-Jones first encountered the year 1619 — in the book “Before the Mayflower” by historian and journalist Lerone Bennett Jr ... The project sparked criticism and debates among some historians after it was published.

Millionaire author's widow brands his children 'cruel and greedy' in fight over his £3.5m London ...

The Daily Mail 30 Nov 2021
The couple had a ‘stormy’ relationship and Mr Seale, who was respected for his works as a historian of the Middle East, spoke to lawyers about ... Rana Seale, (left) widow of world-renowned journalist and historian Patrick Seale, (right) is waging a court battle with their daughter.

Maike Kohl-Richter, Helmut Kohl’s widow, loses fight for €1m he won in plagiarism case

The Times/The Sunday Times 30 Nov 2021
Kohl-Richter became Kohl’s second wife in 2008 ... Schwan, a journalist and historian, had written Kohl’s memoirs and had recorded 630 hours of interviews with. .

Harry Paidas: Taking on history update offered much information

The Alliance Review 30 Nov 2021
My reticence about agreeing to the project was due to several factors. First, I am not a historian, as the two previous authors were. They were historians who wrote well; I consider myself a journalist (one of those enemies of the people who produce fake news) who has an interest in history ... Ugh ... Decisions included hard wiring vs. wireless; PCs vs ... .

A Win For Indian Democracy

Consortium News 30 Nov 2021
21. (Subin Dennis, Tricontinental. Institute for Social Research) ... On Nov ... 26 ... That freely arrests citizens, including journalists, under the [Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act], and cracks down on independent media for ‘economic offences’ ... 26 ... Vijay Prashad, an Indian historian, journalist and commentator, is the executive director of Tricontinental ... .

Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87

East Bay Times 29 Nov 2021
Lee Elder, who broke down racial barriers as the first Black golfer to play in the Masters and paved the way for Tiger Woods and others to follow, has died at the age of 87 ... “We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Lee Elder,” Ridley said in a statement ... Open ... Longtime El Cerrito, East Bay journalist and historian Treadway dies at 66 ... .

Carrie Meek, pioneering Black congresswoman from Florida, dies at 95

East Bay Times 29 Nov 2021
By Freida Frisaro . Associated Press. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.Carrie Meek, the grandchild of a slave and a sharecropper’s daughter who became one of the first Black Floridians elected to Congress since Reconstruction, died Sunday. She was 95 ... Rep ... Senate in 2010 ... Related Articles ... Longtime El Cerrito, East Bay journalist and historian Treadway dies at 66 ... .

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies of cancer at 41

East Bay Times 28 Nov 2021
By Jake Coyle . Associated Press. NEW YORKVirgil Abloh, a leading designer whose groundbreaking fusions of streetwear and high couture made him one of the most celebrated tastemakers in fashion and beyond, has died of cancer. He was 41 ... Some compared him to Jeff Koons ... Longtime El Cerrito, East Bay journalist and historian Treadway dies at 66 ... .

Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim dies at 91

East Bay Times 27 Nov 2021
By Alex Dobuzinskis . Reuters ... Sondheim, whose eight lifetime Tony Awards surpassed the total of any other composer, started early, learning the art of musical theater when he was just a teenager from “The Sound of Music” lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II ... Longtime El Cerrito, East Bay journalist and historian Treadway dies at 66 ... .

Engels begins new chapter as face of Wuppertal's traffic lights

Marietta Daily Journal 26 Nov 2021
... journalist and revolutionary, who is most famous .

The Resolution on CCP History. 2. Chinese Light vs. Western Darkness

Bitter Winter English 26 Nov 2021
Some historians believe that the ... Although some Western historians have re-evaluated Hong’s religious creativity, in modern journalistic jargon he would be the quintessential “cult” leader, and in Imperial China the Taiping were considered a stereotypical example of a xie jiao.