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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
Let's hope athletes take a stand in Sochi

...very least, every athlete should reflect on the example set by Smith, Carlos and Norman at the height of another civil rights movement - and the price they were willing to pay. Smith and Carlos were sent home from the Mexico City Games. Norman...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-19/lets-hope-athletes-take-stand-sochi
Sports
Juneau holds 'Let Freedom Ring' ceremony

...transgender people, she said she's been inspired by the civil rights movement and its leaders."There have been a few times...she said."So I feel just a huge debt to the civil rights movement," she said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-29/juneau-holds-let-freedom-ring-ceremony
State
Downtown park dedicated to late Juneau Bishop

...believe.That was a long time ago. The bomb with its potential for mass annihilation, the nonviolence of the civil rights movement in the early 60s and the long bitter agony of the Vietnam War disturbed me. Pope John XXIII's encyclical Pacem...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-24/downtown-park-dedicated-late-juneau-bis
Local
Folk fest kicks off Monday

...Smithsonian Archive of Folk Music in Washington D.C. while in high school. In college he became involved in he civil rights movement, and by 1970 was writing his own songs.He has released 15 albums of original material, as well as a collection...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-04-04/folk-fest-kicks-monday
Art
LGBTQ in the capital, Part III: Fighting for marriage equality

...interviews..." Sara said. "It was hard, it was discouraging, and it was so pointless because if you think of the civil rights movement, and I think of this as a civil right, I have three sisters and why do they have rights under the law that I...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-04-30/lgbtq-capital-part-iii-fighting-marriag
Local

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