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After the failed prosecution of six Baltimore Police officers involved in the arrest of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, Lt. Brian Rice will be the second officer to receive back pay because he was suspended without pay during the federal investigation. Atlanta Black Star reported that Rice was acquitted of all charges  July 18, and the remaining …

Mathematician and engineer Archie Alphonso Alexander (1888–1958) was the first black to graduate from the University of Iowa's College of Engineering. He helped design the Whitehurst Freeway, the Tidal Basin Bridge, an extension to the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, the Tuskegee Airfield and the Iowa State University heating and cooling system. A Republican, President Eisenhower appointed him Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands in 1954.

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Pope's genocide comments spark indifference, frustration among Turks

Pope's genocide comments spark indifference, frustration among Turks | Reuters

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LOUISE BEAVERS (1902 - 1962) an African-American film and television actress. Beavers appeared in dozens of films from the 1920s to the 1930s, most often in the role of a maid, servant, or slave. Wikipedia