Daily Archives: May 18, 2016

Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Edward Nero | Day 5

Officer Edward Nero trial day 5: What you need to know At the conclusion of Tuesday’s proceedings, Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams said the defense would conclude its case Wednesday morning and that both sides would give closing arguments Thursday … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Native American Week

Native Americans’ daily lives in early-1900s Arizona PHOENIX – Edward Curtis‘ portraits of Native Americans living in Arizona was the race-defining iconography for the Western world in the 20th century. Curtis spent 20 years documenting the indigenous people of North … Continue reading

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