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To rename or not? Reconsidering honors for racists

...Connecticut to change the name of its residential Calhoun College, which honors 1804 alumnus John C. Calhoun, a prominent advocate of the slave plantation system who became a vice president and U.S. senator from South Carolina. The petition...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-06/rename-or-not-reconsidering-honors-raci
State
Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities to be celebrated tonight

...of Alaska Anchorage, will be honored for Distinguished Service to the Humanities. Inupiat elder Hensley was a prominent advocate for Native land rights beginning in the late 1960s -- a story he relates first-hand in his autobiographical book...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-30/governors-awards-arts-humanities-be-celeb
Art
Authors Stan Jones, William Hensley in town this week

...lies at the heart of "Fifty Miles from Tomorrow," an autobiographical story by William Iggiagruk Hensley, a prominent advocate for Native land rights. Hensley's story is told in two parts. The first describes his childhood growing up on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022510/art_567524822.shtml
Arts
Legislature mulls big bet for big debt

...Rep. Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage. Hawker is chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Andrews' most prominent advocate in the Legislature. Few legislators other than Hawker claim to know much about pension obligation bonds, but the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040408/sta_265060321.shtml
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