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Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner:
Still Relevant After All These Years

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
by on Playing Around

When Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner premiered in 1967, the film’s theme, interracial marriage, was still illegal in 17 states, mostly in the South. Two

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Josiah

Josh Rofé’s Lost for Life: Adult Crime, Adult Time?

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
by on Living Around

Hi. How you doing? Hello, sweetheart. How are you? Uh, not too good. I know, baby. I have to come home. I have to come

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Truth or Dare? The Justices Decide

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
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Coriolanus, aka Caius Martius, was a complex character, a soldier who fought for Rome against neighboring Volsci and was declared a hero. His disdain for

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Andrea and Harry

Woman Around Town: NBC’s Andrea Joyce –
Breaking the Ice for Women Covering Sports

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Andrea Joyce has spent most of her career on the sidelines and, from that vantage point, has influenced television and sports. Growing up in an

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Woman Around Town: Wendy Long—
In a New York State of Mind

Monday, July 23rd, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

Still fresh from her June 26 Republican primary victory, Wendy Long greets me at the door of her Carnegie Hill apartment. Along with Rosie, her

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Presidents’ Day Books for Kids, 2012

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
by on Reading Around

Get ready for Presidents’ Day 2012. Always held on the third Monday of February, the date this year is Monday, February 20th. For most of

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The Lovings—Portraits of Their Love

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012
by on Playing Around

In 1965, only four percent of Americans approved of marriage between the races. Richard Loving, a white man, and his wife, Mildred, a woman of

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The Loving Story: A Film About Love’s Journey

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011
by on Playing Around

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) hosted a screening of The Loving Story, directed by Nancy Buirski, in the United States Capital Visitor’s Center on

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