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Occupier fined for trespass

In a stiff sentence for an act of nonviolent civil disobedience, a judge on March 23 slapped a $400 fine plus $90 in court costs on the first of the "Blaine House 9" to go on trial. Diane Messer, 59, of Liberty, had been convicted of criminal trespass b
Blaine House 9
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  March 30, 2012
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Review: The Help

As it turns out, according to Tate Taylor's adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's bestseller, the Jim Crow era was not due to centuries of institutionalized racism, but to Hilly Holbrook (Bryce Dallas Howard) and her hang-up about "colored" servants going to
Steel Magnolias  version of the civil rights movement
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 12, 2011
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Review: Soundtrack For A Revolution

Soundtrack for a Revolution provides an uplifting history lesson.
Images of brutality and triumph
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 28, 2010
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Slideshow: Our Lives Begin to End the Day We Become Silent About Things That Matter

“Our Lives Begin to End the Day We Become Silent About Things That Matter” - Dr. Martin Luther King
“Our Lives Begin to End the Day We Become Silent About Things That Matter," at the Panopticon Gallery, until March 9  
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  March 05, 2010

Black or blue

What if blue eyes were like black skin?
MLK EVENTS
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 07, 2009