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Examining ‘Seneca, Selma, and Stonewall’

It will be recalled as the most famous line from President Barack Obama's second inaugural address delivered January 21.
Making History
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  March 08, 2013
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Remember when

A celebration of our nation's founding is as good a time as any to dig into some old-time country music, either from this country or another. Whether a reissue from 1976 (the Bicentennial!) or a release from just last week, Mainers give you plenty of bac
Getting back to roots for the Fourth
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 02, 2010
Embracing the Yes at Emerson with Precious director Lee Daniels

Embracing the Yes at Emerson with Precious director Lee Daniels


Oscar-nominated director and all-around bad-ass Lee Daniels dropped by the newly opened Paramount Theatre this past Tuesday to talk to a group of Emerson students about...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  February 27, 2010

Life in cartoon motion

Welcome to the Public Broadcasting System’s new show, What Were You Thinking, You Idiot?
Politics and ohter mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  January 30, 2008
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Pressing the issue

That The Race Beat works on so many levels — and reads like a novel, despite being laden with facts — testifies to the talents and pedigrees of its authors.
The abiding lessons of civil-rights-movement-era journalism
By ADAM REILLY  |  February 27, 2007
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It’s all true

Here’s a selection of non-fiction books that the Phoenix liked this year, in alphabetical order by author.
A year in non-fiction
By JON GARELICK  |  December 20, 2006