Daily Archives: October 5, 2018

Frederick Douglass – Exhibition Marks Anti-Slavery Campaigner’s 200th Birthday

Exhibition Marks Anti-Slavery Campaigner’s 200th Birthday

Frederick Douglass

Kenny Smith | Scottish Field

The 200th anniversary of the birth of anti-slavery campaigner Frederick Douglass is to be celebrated at the National Library of Scotland from Thursday, 4 October.

In a world-first, items from the Frederick Douglass family collection will be on public display.

The letters, speeches and photographs from the Walter O. and Linda Evans Collection, which until now have never been seen by the public, are on loan to the National Library for a display to mark the occasion.

Walter O. Evans is a collector and conservator of African American art, history and culture. He personally delivered the material to the Library in August, and returns to Edinburgh later this week for the launch of Strike for Freedom: Slavery, Civil War and the Frederick Douglass Family.     Continue reading

St Joseph Mercy Hospital – Christmas Brunch – Pickering Ontario – December 16. 2018

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Republicans are willing to do anything to seat a 5th conservative on the U.S. Supreme Court – By Mohamed Hamaludin

Republicans are willing to do anything to seat a 5th conservative on the U.S. Supreme Court

Justice Brett Kavanaugh

By MOHAMED HAMALUDIN

These days, even a United States Senator can feel unconstrained to act on his conscience only when he is not seeking re-election and does not have to face the wrath of Donald Trump. That is the case of Arizona’s Republican Senator Jeff Flake, who has emerged as the hero in the high drama of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Flake is credited with delaying the final vote by the full Senate by demanding  a week’s delay to allow the FBI to update its background check on Kavanaugh following university professor Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegation.      Continue reading

UG – University of Guyana – Events Scheduled from October to December 2018

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