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January 2, 2013
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Jan. 8-22: ‘The Abolitionists’

UD’s Armstrong Dunbar a featured expert in PBS series ‘The Abolitionists’ The Abolitionists, airing on PBS this month, is timed to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, but it offers viewers “a real understanding of the complexities … Continue reading

December 23, 2012
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Public Obsession with Obesity May be More Dangerous than Obesity Itself, UCLA Author Says

Much has been made about who or what is to blame for the “obesity epidemic” and what can or should be done to stem the tide of rising body mass among the U.S. population. A new book by a UCLA … Continue reading

March 21, 2012
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(Re-)Writing History

University of Minnesota law professor Dale Carpenter’s first book, Flagrant Conduct, took him nearly nine years of research and writing to complete. Research that included, he says, “sitting in police department parking lots at 3 a.m., trying to catch officers … Continue reading

February 17, 2012
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‘Daughter of the Struggle’

*Ayanna Gregory celebrates heroes of civil rights movement* Wearing a mauve-colored dress with flared sleeves that flowed with each dance step, soul singer, educator and activist Ayanna Gregory celebrated the history of the American civil rights movement with an evening … Continue reading