Daily Archives: March 10, 2014

Protest Rally Against ‘SYG’ Laws in Tallahassee FL.

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Michael Dunn’s motion to delay sentencing hearing

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man convicted of attempted murder in a confrontation over loud music will have to wait until at least Friday to see if a judge sentences him or waits until after the 47-year-old software developer’s … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Black Poets Week: Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley, 1753–1784 Although she was an African slave, Phillis Wheatley was one of the best-known poets in prenineteenth-century America. Pampered in the household of prominent Boston commercialist John Wheatley, lionized in New England and England, with presses in both … Continue reading

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