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Hundreds of places in Virginia were listed in the famed ‘Green Book.’ This project seeks ...

The Roanoke Times 21 Jun 2021
(A historical marker was put up in 2018.) ... Many are simply houses that were listed as “tourist homes,” where owners rented rooms to people passing through ... The field of historic preservation, including at UVa, has historically “done a great job elevating the stories of white people.” It’s time to catch up and tell everyone’s stories, he said.
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LG Uplus to develop 5G content on cultural heritage

Korea Times 21 Jun 2021
"The project was initiated to promote the Baekje Historic Areas, which was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and to let more people know the value of the site through emerging technologies such as 5G network-based media art," the company elaborated.
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Snapchat, TikTok, Reddit and YouTube encourage young people to get vaccinated

Irish Independent 21 Jun 2021
Snapchat, Reddit, TikTok, and YouTube have partnered with the Government and NHS in a bid to encourage more young people to get vaccinated ... The 31-year-old, who has 3.9 million followers on TikTok, said it was crucial these platforms were used to target younger people who might be “historically or traditionally more averse to getting their vaccine”.
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Suburban Pittsburgh school district's retirement of American Indian-themed mascot part of trend

The Milton Standard Journal 21 Jun 2021
It cited a communication from a Lenape Nation member who said he feels “too often mascots/logos contain harmful misrepresentations of our people or culture; however, even if they do not, they tend to root us in the past, solidifying us as an historical exhibit, rather than a living people.”.
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CPC and Chinese people demonstrate strengths of socialist system with real actions: Chief of Bangladesh Peace Council

People Daily 21 Jun 2021
From winning the tough battle against poverty to containing the COVID-19 pandemic, the CPC, together with the Chinese people, has demonstrated the strengths of the socialist system with real actions, said Quassem, who noted that China has made a historic achievement by solving ...
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Tigray Families Displaced by War, Economic and Social Crisis

Beijing News 21 Jun 2021
The families, more than 5,000 people in all, had fled battles in the northern Tigray region to Shire, a historical commercial center ... Scores of people crowded around as one official spoke to a soldier in uniform ... But when reminded her office helped coordinate this move, the official quickly conceded and told people to follow the soldiers' orders.
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Savage, McGill discuss plans for District 1 Schenectady County Legislative seat

The Daily Gazette 21 Jun 2021
Even though there are many complexities between both entities the lines of communication should always remain open and keep the people of Schenectady County top of mind ... The COVID-19 crisis exposed the cracks in our society, whether it be economic, healthcare, or education, marginalized people were already falling through.
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NPR's ritual shaming of Tom Hanks

The Milton Standard Journal 21 Jun 2021
On June 4, Hanks boasted about how he bores people at parties with his historical knowledge but lamented growing up in the schools of Oakland and never hearing a word about the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 ... “When people hear about systemic racism in America, just the use of those ...
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‘Awaam Ki Awaaz’: Shortcomings in health facilities to be corrected soon, says Lt Guv

The Wire 21 Jun 2021
He said his administration has made people’s healthcare the topmost priority and the improvement in the medical infrastructure in the Union Territory has been possible only due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government’s policies ... at risk to serve people.
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Investing in lives this World Refugee Day

The Hill 21 Jun 2021
Among those mentioned in this year’s report are refugees from Burma, specifically the Rohingya people ... These people have faced unspeakable atrocities ... In November of 2020, armed conflict broke out between the federal and Tigrayan regional forces in Ethiopia, causing nearly 70,000 people to flee to Eastern Sudan.
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Buzz Cooper reflects on family’s past, present and future in Aspen

Aspen Times 21 Jun 2021
“What’s interesting from a historical viewpoint is we have a letter from my grandmother dating the afternoon that the train brought them to Aspen. Most people can’t note it quite that close.” ... Aspen Historical Society/Cooper Family Collection ... His grandparents were among the first people buried in Red Butte Cemetery.
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‘Awaam Ki Awaaz’ :People in other parts of India discuss, intend to replicate JK vaccination ...

The Wire 21 Jun 2021
He further said that the recent announcement of Rs the 12,600 Crore District Capex Budget is historic and is more than double the last year’s Budget of Rs 5134 crores ... “For the past several decades, such people deliberately misled our young generation for personal gains and deprived them of development dividends.
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Scholar laments China’s crackdown on intellectuals

Asiatimes 21 Jun 2021
Wu Qiang, 50, once had an enviable career as a political science lecturer at the elite Tsinghua University ... “This caused shockwaves at Tsinghua ... “It is very important not to stop speaking out ... The party “wants to deeply intertwine the CCP’s survival with China and the Chinese people, to establish a sense of historical legitimacy for future rulers.”.
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Tamaqua Summerfest returns for 30th year

Standard-Speaker 21 Jun 2021
TAMAQUA — Under sunny skies, with the sound of steam and the smell of burning coal, hundreds of people filled the downtown for the 30th annual Summerfest celebration sponsored by the Tamaqua Historical Society. × This page requires Javascript. Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content ... kAm{649 D2.5 9.D 42C 92D `fk^Am ... ....
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Historic Cemetery Assistance: Columbia County to see a share of $62,500

The St Helens Chronicle 20 Jun 2021
Cemeteries in Columbia County are slated to receive financial assistance from the Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries (OCHC) ... OCHC maintains a list of all pioneer and historic cemeteries in the state. The seven-member appointed commission helps people and organizations document, preserve and promote designated historic cemeteries statewide.

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