Feb 12

                
  • Ossie Davis, 1917-2005: Actor was voice for a movement

    Ossie Davis, 1917-2005: Actor was voice for a movement

    February 11, 2005

    Ossie Davis, whose rich baritone and elegant, unshakable bearing made him a giant of the stage, screen and the civil rights movement, died Feb. 4 at the age of 87. Davis’ gentle fatherly figure ignited theater...

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  • Cuban 5 film tours U.S.

    Cuban 5 film tours U.S.

    February 11, 2005

    “Mission Against Terror' is a 48-minute documentary directed by Radio Havana correspondent Bernie Dwyer and Cuban television producer Roberto Ruiz Rebo. Dwyer and Ruiz Rebo worked with the families and lawyers of the Cuban Five to...

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  • Call for African American poets

    Call for African American poets

    February 11, 2005

    NEW YORK — Caven Canem is currently accepting applications for its annual summer workshop for African American poets. This year’s retreat, June 12-19, will be on the Greenburg campus of the University of Pittsburgh. Cave Canem...

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  • How much do you know about Oscar?

    How much do you know about Oscar?

    February 11, 2005

    When the first Academy Awards were handed out on May 16, 1929, movies had just begun to talk. That first ceremony took place during a banquet held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. The attendance was 250...

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  • Is Buster the rabbit bad for kids?

    Is Buster the rabbit bad for kids?

    February 11, 2005

    OPINION On only her second day at work Margaret Spellings, Rod Paige’s replacement as U.S. Education Secretary, made her mark — she condemned PBS for producing a children’s television show that included two families headed by...

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