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Dumanis to Step Down

April 21, 2017 (San Diego) In a letter to the staff at the District Attorney’s office, Bonnie Dumanis announced her resignation, effective in July. The letter follows: 530 more words

The Upside Of Unrequited - Becky Albertalli

Becky Albertalli became one of my favorite autors last year after I’ve read her book Simon Vs. The Homosapiens Agenda. For me, this book was a life-changer. 839 more words


{The Nest Celebrations} Naming Day

Traditional christenings are becoming less and less popular and there has been a surge of Naming Days that are taking their place. 

Naming days are usually non-religious but are a fantastic way to celebrate your new little person with your nearest and dearest. 227 more words

This Is Life

D.C. brides.

Indianapolis Recorder, 18 May 1935.

The Recorder reported on the marriages of five women with ties to Washington, D.C., including J.D. and Eleanor Frederick Reid… 19 more words

City Of Wilson

Progressive citizens, pt. 1.

Sometime in 1914, the Wilson Times published a three-page insert highlighting the achievements of the town’s African-American community. “Wilson is fortunate in having a large proportion of sensible negroes,” the writer opined, and counted among the laudable such well-known citizens and institutions as… 235 more words

City Of Wilson

309 Elba Street (633 Viola Street).

The eleventh in a series of posts highlighting buildings in East Wilson Historic District, a national historic district located in Wilson, North Carolina. As originally approved, the district encompasses 858 contributing buildings and two contributing structures in a historically African-American section of Wilson. 293 more words

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Mercy goes on the block.

Eighty-seven years ago today, Mercy Hospital was sold at auction to the highest bidder. J.D. Reid had pledged the facility as security several years before, and the scandal that undid the Commercial Bank also dragged the struggling Mercy under. 21 more words

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