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Barack Obama Named Recipient of 2017 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award

article by Associated Press via nbcnews.com

Former President Barack Obama was named the 2017 winner of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award on Thursday for carrying on his fellow Democrat’s legacy. 212 more words

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A big honor: Once again, Clay Conley is a James Beard Award semifinalist

For the third time, Clay Conley, executive chef/co-owner of Palm Beach’s Buccan, is a contender for one of the Oscars of the culinary world. 186 more words

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Imelme Umana Becomes 1st Black Woman President of the Harvard Law Review

article by Mathew Rodriguez via mic.com

On Sunday, Harvard Law School‘s black law students’ association announced on Twitter that Imelme Umana, HLS ’18, had become the first black woman to serve as president of the… 115 more words

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'Toward the Light' chosen for exhibition

River City Art Association members Judith Lynn Smith of Waveland and Sheila K. Ter Meer of Brazil, Indiana are among artists to be featured in the “Black & White” exhibition at Arts Illiana Gallery in Terre Haute.

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"Hidden Figures," Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali, Denzel Washington Win Screen Actors Guild Awards

article by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (follow @lakinhutcherson)

The 2017 SAG Awards took place on Sunday night at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, and among the winners were favorites  591 more words

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President Barack Obama Ranked by Gallup Poll as Most Admired Man of 2016

article by Sarah Begley via time.com

For the ninth year in a row, respondents to a Gallup poll ranked President Barack Obama as the most admired man in America… 122 more words

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