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Shaft (1971)

Private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime boss to find his kidnapped daughter and gets caught up in the crossfire of a war between Harlem gangsters and the Mafia. 207 more words


Dark 2 Dawn - A Bike Ride Through Black History

“Was your master a righteous man?”

“He owned negroes, how righteous could he be?”

History came alive in the early morning hours at Fort Snelling as the bike tour met Dred Scott, an enslaved man made famous by the Supreme Court decision bearing his name. 1,618 more words

Travels And Adventures

Stacy Boulevard construction update: historic Blynman the Cut Bridge

Two hundred feet of canal gravity wall is being reconstructed, extending from the bridge tender’s house around where you see visible in the photographs. This section of sea wall was dry laid granite block. 259 more words

Good Morning Gloucester

2016 Fishermen's Memorial Service

There was a respectful area set aside for the participants and families and incredible music. The poignant service made many cry.

Mayor Romeo-Theken sweeping gesture to the Fort, a heartfelt and knowing welcome… 183 more words


The Trump Statues Were Made By Anarchists, Original Winnie the Pooh Restored...& More

Apparently the naked Donald Trump who appeared in Union Square was not only one of many—they also later popped up in L.A. and San Francisco—it was also the work of an “anarchist collective,” called Indecline. 236 more words

Donald Trump

Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott

Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott is a new photography exhibit at the VMFA (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts). It runs from July 23rd to October 30th, 2016. 137 more words


10 Iconic Photographs of the American Flag

Joe Rosenthal’s photograph, shot on Feb. 23, 1945, has become a symbol: As U.S. Marines of the 28th Regiment, 5th Division, raised the American flag atop Mount Suribachi at Iwo Jima, the Associated Press photographer was at the ready, capturing the moment that would come to define America’s victorious stand in World War II. 200 more words