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Member of famed Tuskegee Airmen dies from coronavirus
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
One of the famed Tuskegee Airmen — the first Black pilots in the segregated U.S. military and among the most respected fighter pilots of World War II — has died from complications of the coronavirus, it was announced Jan. 8. Theodore Lumpkin Jr. was just days short of his 101st birthday. Lumpkin, a Los Angeles native, died Dec. 26, according to
Review: ‘MLK/FBI’ explores the roots of an American ill will
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
There’s an iconic photograph of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that was taken as he triumphantly boarded one of the first integrated buses in Montgomery, Alabama. It was 1956 and King looks out a window, firmly at the front of the bus, almost gazing toward his movement’s next big social hurdle. The image was taken by Ernest Withers, a key

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CIAA tourney ready for its close-up

The CIAA announced the events for its virtual tournament week next month. The theme is

PROBLEM SOLVED: This hearing aid was a big disappointment

Q: I ordered a hearing aid from the Audien Hearing company recently. The company offers a 30-day

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

ATLANTA — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of