Glenn beck is not martin luther king
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Glenn Beck is not Martin Luther King

The racist, raging and hate-filled tenor of Beck, Palin and the Tea Party movement is in direct contrast to the noble vision of Dr. King. We cannot sit idly by and let King’s vision and legacy be hijacked for political purposes.

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Franz schurmann (1926-2010)
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Franz Schurmann (1926-2010)

Franz Schurmann, the foremost scholar of Communist China during the Cold War, an early opponent of the US war in Indochina, and the co-founder of Pacific News Service, died at his home in San Francisco on Aug. 20. The cause was advanced Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. He was 84.

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Quinceañera
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Quinceañera celebration, by Eric Valenzuela

Sometimes she will wear simple flats which her father will replace with heels. She may carry a doll dress just like her, which her father will replace with heels. Or there could be the father/daughter dance where midway he will pass her on to her escort, the Chambelán, while they dance a vals (waltz).

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Festival outside lands 2010, much more than music
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Festival Outside Lands 2010, much more than music

For the 2010 edition, the list of artists is led by American rock bands The Strokes (Saturday, August 14th) and Kings of Leon (Sunday, August 15th ). Also Sunday, Colombian band Aterciopelados will perform. They play an original mix of rock en español with Latinamerican tones: a must see and listen.

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Alex sanchez granted bail, by celeste fremon
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Alex Sanchez Granted Bail, by Celeste Fremon

Around 11:30, at the end of the closed hearing that began at 10 a.m. Alex Sanchez attorney Kerry Bensinger came out of the federal courtroom to talk to Sanchez family and a very, very small handful of supporters, whom he drew into a side room and broke the news. U.S. District Judge Manuel Real had granted Alex Sanchez bail. […]