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“It Really Doesn’t Matter What Happens Now. I’ve Been To The Mountaintop”

The speaker was Martin Luther King Jr. His audience was a cheering crowd of some 2,000 supporters. It was Wednesday night, April 3rd, 1968. Less than 24 hours later, the nation’s foremost ‘apostle of non-violence’ was dead, the victim of

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Sting, k.d. lang, & Elvis Costello In Montreal For A Leonard Cohen Tribute In November

The approaching first anniversary of Leonard Cohen’s death will be marked with a tribute concert in Montreal kicking off a week of events to celebrate the beloved singer-songwriter and poet. The show, titled ‘Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to

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Several Jane’s Walks Are Planned For The Capital This Weekend

Jane Jacobs was born on May 4th in 1916. Jane was a Canadian/American journalist with no degree in planning or architecture. Yet she became arguably the most influential figure in city planning following the publication of her book ‘The Death and

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Legendary Calypso Singer And Human Rights Activist Harry Belafonte Turns 90 Today

Happy 90th birthday Harry Belafonte! As a legendary musician, he sold millions of records, but Harry Belafonte wasn’t only known for his light calypso sound that conquered the pop music world in the 1950s, but also for his commitment to

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