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Revolution release Corey Thurman

This is the official press release from the Revolution regarding the transaction:

With Atlantic League rosters needing to be reduced to 25 active players on June 1, the York Revolution has released starting pitcher Corey Thurman. 383 more words

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Memorial Day And Honoring the Military

The Memorial Day holiday unofficially began in 1868, three years after the end of the Civil War. Then, the head of the Grand Army of the Republic named the remembrance, “Decoration Day” as a time to decorate the gravesites of the war dead with flowers and other mementos.   493 more words

Gifts For All

What did Providence mean in 1776? What will it mean on TURN tonight?

Providence is the name of Episode 8 in Season 2 of AMC’s TURN, airing tonight, Memorial Day.

Today, Providence often means good luck. During the American Revolution, … 738 more words

History

The Help

On Saturday afternoon my husband and I watched the film The Help.

The Help is set in the 1960s America during the regrettable time of real racial discrimination. 165 more words

Memorial Day

Memorial Day on Martha’s Vineyard is the quasi-official beginning of “the season,” which is to say the season of crowds, traffic, and unaffordable housing. As elsewhere in the U.S., schools, banks, government offices, and many businesses are closed. 896 more words

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Memorials and trigger warnings

Today (Monday, 25 May 2015), the United States celebrates Memorial Day, to honor the fallen of all American wars. The tradition itself dates back to about three years after the end of the American Civil War with the rise of Decoration Days, where the graves of dead soldiers would be adorned with flowers to commemorate and honor the lives lost. 484 more words

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Bill "Bojangles" Robinson: Born May 25, 1878

“The Hot Mikado,” starring Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, was a big Broadway hit. It was noted for its wild costuming and all black cast. It ran at the Broadhurst Theater, in Manhattan, from March 23 to June 3, 1939.

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