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  • In Lansing, History Project Honors Memories of a Neighborhood Lost to Highway Construction

    07/07/2019 4:57:57 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    Next City ^ | June 28, 2019 | Emily Nonko
    In 1965, Mary Jane McGuire, her husband Cyril and their three children received a letter from the Michigan State Highway Department. It informed them that their Lansing home, where the family had lived for the past decade, would be demolished to make way for construction of Interstate 496. The letter was followed by an offer of federal dollars to purchase their property, a number the McGuires felt was far below its actual value. The couple’s initial refusal to accept the offer meant they were one of the final families of their African-American neighborhood to be displaced for construction of the...
  • Jewish museum in Austria exhibits anti-Semitic objects to provoke debate

    12/14/2005 5:21:30 AM PST · by Esther Ruth · 9 replies · 303+ views
    web.israelinsider.com ^ | December 14, 2005
    Jewish museum in Austria exhibits anti-Semitic objects to provoke debate December 14, 2005 Curator Hanno Loewy explains a painting showing a fairground shooting stand depicting a Jew and a ferocious dog, which is part of an exhibit on anti-Semitic items at the Jewish Museum in Hohenems, western Austria. (AP) The exhibit in the basement of the Jewish museum has the feel of a cozy antique shop or an old-fashioned apartment. But a closer look at the paintings, paperweights, pipes and other knickknacks reveals something chilling: They are all anti-Semitic. Curator Hanno Loewy went for the comfortable, homey look with a...
  • Combined Force Exhibits New Type of Warfare

    08/18/2005 6:08:55 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 366+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Aug 18, 2005 | Jim Garamone
    CAMP LEMONIER, Djibouti, Aug. 18, 2005 – Call it the prototype for a new method of warfare. The Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa, headquartered here, is fighting the global war on terror with good deeds, not weapons. Task force commander Marine Maj. Gen. Timothy Ghormley very proudly tells one and all that no one in his command has "fired a shot in anger," but the command may have prevented hundreds of young men and women in the region from embracing the terrorist philosophy. "My combat forces are doctors, veterinarians, engineers and dentists," Ghormley said during an interview at...
  • In China, they carve watermelons: Below are the winners of a recent contest - (amazing art!)

    06/29/2005 3:07:24 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 106 replies · 9,192+ views
    Private Email | JUNE 29, 2005 | Unknown