11 27 2014
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The Wake of Vanport oral history
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Book: Revealing 'Black Business Secrets'

During these dire economic times when the overall unemployment rate in the U.S. is at 9.8 percent, you can be sure that that figure is at least double in the African-American community. And after the Democrats took what President Obama referred to as a "shellacking" on Election Day, they appear prepared to capitulate to the Republican demand that the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy be extended.


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Book Review: Create Dangerously

In 1818, Victor Cousin, as a visiting lecturer at the Sorbonne in Paris, coined the phrase "Art for art's sake," thus introducing the then novel notion that art ought to be appreciated on its own merits, meaning simply for its intrinsic beauty independent of serving any didactic function.


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