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Black couple's daring escape from slavery marked in London

Oct. 05, 2021 06:38 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A Black couple who escaped slavery in the U.S. state of Georgia and fled to Britain to campaign for abolition have been honored with a historic plaque on their home in London. English Heritage on Tuesday marked the accomplishments of Ellen and William...

Today in History

Sep. 18, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2021. There are 104 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 18, 1975, newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst was captured by the FBI in San...

No. 20 Washington welcomes back fans, noise hosting Montana

Sep. 02, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jimmy Lake never heard the groans that accompany a controversial decision, the cheers for a big play, or experienced walking off the field to adulation following a victory last year. Instead, his first season as the coach at Washington — first season as...

Today in History

Aug. 18, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2021. There are 135 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 18, 1894, Congress established the Bureau of Immigration. On...

Blues guitar legend Buddy Guy looks back on a special career

Aug. 04, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Blues guitar legend Buddy Guy has influenced some of the greatest rock guitarists of all time, including Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Gary Clark Jr. But the factors that led to his inspiration may not have happened if Guy hadn't taken a stand – literally. ...

Black lawmaker hopes highway project can right an old wrong

Jul. 22, 2021 10:40 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Harold Love Jr. raised his voice over the blare of traffic from the interstate above as he stood near the spot where his family's home was razed to rubble a half-century ago. Love recounted the fight his father put up in the 1960s, before he was born, to reroute the...