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perspectives on history

By Beth Volpert Johansen

Dr. Carter Woodson (1875-1950), the father of Negro History Week - which later became Black History Month-provided a legacy of learning through the observance of history in context. He is quoted as saying, “What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice.”

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Denny's ribbon cutting

Denny’s celebrates the opening of new diner in Snellville with an official ribbon cutting ceremony. 

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Ship’s serviceman Seaman Michandra Stanley from Lawrenceville, Ga., serves aboard USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7)

GULF OF ADEN – Ship’s Serviceman Seaman Michandra Stanley, a native of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class (SW) Dericka Featherstone, a native of Newark, N.J., practice pipe patching during a general quarters drill aboard amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7).

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National Center for Missing & Exploited Children needs your help

As part of an ongoing search, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is asking for the public’s help to identify a deceased boy found in Decatur, Georgia on Feb. 26, 1999. He has been left without a name for nearly 16 years.

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