From Rickey.org Mitchell Brunings sang Many Rivers To Cross on The Voice of Holland 2013 Live Show 3. Watch the video here: The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
The years from 1968 to the present are chronicled in the last installment of “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” (PBS at 8 p.m.). The special highlights the post-civil-rights era, the growing black middle class, Barack Obama’s historic 2008 presidential campaign and his 2012 reelection bid. Read full article >>
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross (episode 6) “Black is Beautiful” came out of the Black Power movement. But it quickly permeated the American cultural mainstream in the adoption of the Afro hairstyle and Afro-centric fashion. Show More Summary
You may have heard that The Paris Review Daily is recapping Dante’s Inferno. This week, Alexander Aciman guides readers through Canto 8, better known as the Canto in which Dante crosses the river Styx.
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, a six-part, six-hour television event, draws to a close at 8 p.m. ET Tuesday on PBS. When we began our journey on Oct. 22, we set a goal of presenting the 500-year history of the African-American...Show More Summary
Americans have notoriously short memories when it comes to race and history, especially black history. And it’s in that context that Harvard professor and The Root’s editor-in-chief, Henry Louis Gates Jr., has looked back through time...Show More Summary
This fall, my colleagues and I completed work on Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s documentary series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, which began airing nationally on PBS in October. In six one-hour episodes, the series traces the...Show More Summary
These students are not like the Indiana Jones students who crossed the river using a broken suspension bridge, instead they use a bamboo raft.
Here’s a classic video showing fishing boats attempting to cross the Grey River bar during an epic flood. The bar, which located near the city of Greymouth on the northwest coast [...]
The newest installment of “The African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross” (PBS at 8 p.m.) chronicles the years from 1940 to 1968. Rosa Parks’s refusal in 1955 to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Ala., bus and the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. are covered. Read full article >>
I really have nothing to add here other than… What’s the saying? “God protects fools, drunks and small children”? Well, there weren’t any small children around, so for lack of a better option…
A seven-month-old baby boy died after being shot in the the head and his father was also killed in an apparent ambush on their car near one of New Orleans’ main Mississippi River crossing bridges late Wednesday, police said. The tot died after being rushed to hospital, inv …
This river is moving too fast to get a truck straight across. It is also too deep for the wheels to touch the bottom. Does that stop this Russian trucker? No. Read more...
PBS | The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Racist images in the Jim Crow era were used as propaganda to send messages that demeaned African Americans and legitimized violence against them. A visit to...Show More Summary
The years 1897 to 1940 are chronicled in the latest installment of “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” (PBS at 8 p.m.). The migration of African Americans from the South to the North and West, the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and racial violence are recalled, along with leaders such as Ida B. Show More Summary
A new lake district on Changsha's Meixi Lake held an international competition to design a pedestrian bridge crossing over the Dragon King Harbor River as a way to liven up the area, and while the winning design is a sight to behold, we can't help but want to cruise through it on a miniature go-kart while slinging turtle shells at living toadstools and and shit. [ more › ]
With every mountain climbed, every river crossed, and every supermarket parking lot conquered since its showroom debut in 2006, the Toyota FJ Cruiser prepares to retire to the countryside in 2014. The retromodern SUV — based upon the bones of the venerable Land Cruiser and the looks of the FJ40 — took one final bow […]
The Columbia River Crossing took another PR hit this week, with the revelation that by not relying on Washington State to collect the bridge tools, ODOT will need to invest north of $50M to create a sophisticated tolling system. Now not too many people are more anxious than I am to see that the CRC […] The post Be Careful What You Wish For appeared first on Portland Transport.
From Rickey.org Tessanne Chin sang “Many Rivers to Cross” on The Voice 5 Live Playoffs for Team Adam Levine. Watch the video: The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
An important decision by the Supreme Court of Virginia, Elizabeth River Crossings v. Meeks, Docket No. 130954 (Va. 2013), addresses the imposition of tolls by a private entity empowered to do so by a state transportation agency to which the legislature delegated toll-setting powers. Show More Summary