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Tlingit civil rights hero William Paul Sr. remembered

...ceremonies Debra O'Gara, Ruddy pointed out that Paul and others who worked alongside him were trailblazers in the civil rights movement not just in Alaska, but in the entire nation."This is significant political history," Ruddy said. "And...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-13/breathing-life-history-locals-gather-reme
Art
Events observe 150 years since Civil War's unofficial end

...and has worked with others in this county of 15,000 to make the legacy of the Civil War relevant through the Civil Rights movement and beyond.The Reynolds story, he says, was "hidden in plain sight."Reynolds was left by her masters...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-09/events-observe-150-years-civil-wars-u
Not For Web
Empire Editorial: Boring trumps bold in the pursit of long-term change

When you think of the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, the first person who comes to mind...speech doesn't linger for that long.No, the Civil Rights movement was the product of thousands of hands. It was advanced...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-08/empire-editorial-boring-trumps-bold-p
Opinion
A taste of black history

...context of Ellington's life and music, from Jim Crow Laws in place at the time of his birth in 1899 through the civil rights movement and his death in 1974.Providing entertainment through the night were Lee, Salissa Thole, Sherry Patterson...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-02/taste-black-history
Local
Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies

...out on the court on that fateful date in 1950, this remarkable man rightfully earned his place in the historic civil rights movement and, more important, he opened the door to equality in America."Lloyd helped the Syracuse Nationals win the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-27/earl-lloyd-first-black-player-nba-dies
Sports
In the Stacks: New nonfiction for adults

...the American Revolution and Civil War, the struggle against overcrowding and poverty in New York tenements, the Civil Rights movement in the South, the Equal Rights movement of the '70s, the anti-nuke and anti-war protesters, and the graphic...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-22/stacks-new-nonfiction-adults
Art
Billy Frank Jr., tribal fishing activist, dies

...the 1960s, inviting observers to witness their sometimes violent arrests.Patterned after the sit-ins of the civil rights movement, the campaign was part of larger, nationwide movement for American Indian rights, including better schooling...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-06/billy-frank-jr-tribal-fishing-activist-
State
The Elizabeth Peratrovich Project: The tools to talk about civil rights

...interviews and rare historic footage and photographs, this one hour film traces the remarkable story of Alaska's civil rights movement in a series of victories for citizenship," according to the film's website alaskacivilrights.org. "The...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-01-05/elizabeth-peratrovich-project-tools
Neighbors
Commission: Filed complaints increased 33 percent in 2012

...acquainting new agency executives because of his extensive institutional knowledge - said he wasn't aware of the civil rights movement in Alaska until Haley told him about it. He then researched it."I did not know it was such a vibrant history...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-25/new-face-discrimination
State
Coming soon: Books by Stephen King, Thomas Pynchon, Ann Patchett and more

...course, refers to the biblical tale, and Gladwell seeks out its lessons in modern-day cancer research, in the civil rights movement and elsewhere. (Oct. 1)"THE GOLDFINCH," by Donna Tartt. In the fall of 1992, the one book that had everybody...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-09-12/coming-soon-books-stephen-king-thomas-pyn
Art

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