Monday, January 18, 2010
Thursday, January 14, 2010
Friday, January 8, 2010
Percy E. Sutton was a pioneering figure who represented Malcolm X as a young lawyer and became one of the nation’s most prominent black political and business leaders. He died in a Manhattan nursing home on Dec. 26, 2009, his family said. He was 89. Entering politics in the early 1950s, Mr. Sutton rose from the Democratic clubhouses of Harlem to become the longest-serving Manhattan borough president and, for more than a decade, the highest-ranking black elected official in New York City. Mr. Sutton, whose passion for civil rights was inherited from his father, was arrested as a Freedom Rider in Mississippi and Alabama in the 1960s, yet once described himself as “an evolutionist rather than a revolutionist” in matters of race. “You ought always to keep the lines of communication open with those with whom you disagree,” he said.
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Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Monday, January 4, 2010
Like the iPhone, Android offers fully integrated web-browsing, music and video playing and a large library of applications that users can choose to install to add to their phone’s capabilities. One of the services likely to be available for the first time in America is European-based music service Spotify, which challenges Apple’s iTunes.
Sunday, January 3, 2010
"A Pulaski County Special School District teacher put on administrative leave after a parent claims he used excessive force on a student and it's all caught on tape. The incident happened after the teacher stepped in to break up a fight."