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DELIGHTFUL LADY, SPECTAULAR PLANT

By   /  May 19, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet PHOTOS BY RHONDA PATE Bernice Kennedy of Murray Hill Lane in Albany grew this spectacular Easter cactus plant, starting it from a tiny clipping 15 years ago. “This active, vibrant 88-year-old lady grew this lush plant and has given away countless cuttings from it over the years to many people some of whom live [...]

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All of us can learn from Michael Lomax

By   /  May 19, 2010  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

Tweet We’ve heard a great deal recently about our school system, and much of it hasn’t been positive. The news that Albany has made a positive accomplishment on the education front is both timely and welcome. A very special student at Albany’s Westover High School has been recognized as a STAR Student, not just on [...]

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Expert on Children In slavery to speak

By   /  May 19, 2010  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal On Thursday,  the Albany Civil Rights Institute  will hold its fourth Monthly Community Night with featured historian Wilma King speaking on enslaved and free African American children.  Her presentation is entitled, “Chattel’s Children in the North and South before the General Emancipation.” King’s book on children and slavery, Stolen Childhood: [...]

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