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Frank X. Walker’s New Book, Turn Me Loose, Brings Voices of Civil Rights Movement Back to Life December 27, 2013: When almost none of Frank X. Walker's students knew who Medgar Evers was, he decided to bring the civil rights leader's struggle into the present. From National Public Radio-- A new book attempts to bring to life the moments and events leading up to civil rights leader Medgar Evers' assignation. Evers was the first the first NAACP field [...] by

Commoning part II January 26, 2010: I am still wrapping my head around what happened at Lower Manhattan Cultural Counsel this past weekend. Clearly, it was one of those conversations that needed to happen because everyone had something to say about the topic of "commons." In attendance were no less than twenty people, many of whom participated in the discussion including Alan [...] by