Bill Traylor Depicted His Brutal Lifetime With Vibrant Art

Bill Traylor Depicted His Brutal Lifetime With Vibrant Art

Born into slavery circa 1853, Bill Traylor was witness to the Civil War and Emancipation, lived through Reconstruction, the Jim Crow segregation and the Great Migration. After seven decades of toil, too old and infirm to work any longer, he...
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Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers shares make weak debut; slump over 13% to Rs 102.50 from issue price of Rs 118

Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers shares make weak debut; slump over 13% to Rs 102.50 from issue price of Rs 118

New Delhi: Shares of Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers made a weak debut at the bourses Wednesday, plunging over 13 percent from the issue price of Rs 118 per share. The stock listed at Rs 104, falling 11.86 percent from...
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Cyclone Titli LIVE updates: Storm rapidly intensified to ‘very severe’ cyclone with wind speed reaching over 130 km/h

Cyclone Titli LIVE updates: Storm rapidly intensified to ‘very severe’ cyclone with wind speed reaching over 130 km/h

15:00 (IST) IMD predicts heavy to very heavy rainfall in coastal Odisha, Andhra Pradesh While several areas in coastal Odisha were lashed by rain on Wednesday, the IMD has forecast “heavy to very heavy rainfall” at several places and “extre...
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Stubble burning: For debt-ridden poor farmers in Punjab neither subsidy nor penalty can stop cultivators from burning straw

Stubble burning: For debt-ridden poor farmers in Punjab neither subsidy nor penalty can stop cultivators from burning straw

Editor’s Note: Late sowing, lack of government incentive to remove stubble mechanically have often led farmers in Punjab and Haryana to burn paddy stubble during autumn to immediately prepare the fields for wheat cultivation. Consequently, the stubble b...
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96 director on working with Vijay Sethupathi, Trisha, upcoming Telugu remake of film and its potential sequel

96 director on working with Vijay Sethupathi, Trisha, upcoming Telugu remake of film and its potential sequel

Director Prem Kumar always dreamt of becoming a writer in Tamil cinema but as the industry doesn’t spend much on its writers, he chose cinematography which is his second love. “Even as a child, I had special love for writing...
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White and Handscomb carry Victoria to JLT Cup title

White and Handscomb carry Victoria to JLT Cup title

3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Victoria 274 (White 88, Sandhu 7-56) beat Tasmania 164 (Fekete 2-20, Coleman 2-27, Tremain 2-33) by 110 runs A composed innings from Cameron White and a solid all-round performance from captain Peter Handscomb has helped...
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Hot summer gives boost to UK economy

Hot summer gives boost to UK economy

Image copyright Getty Images The UK economy grew by 0.7% in the three months to August, buoyed by the hot summer, the Office for National Statistics said. But the ONS said that in August, GDP growth was flat. Economists had...
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Amyra Dastur: Have faced harassment in Bollywood and south film world

Amyra Dastur: Have faced harassment in Bollywood and south film world

Amyra Dastur says she has been a victim of “harassment” at the hands of “men and women” herself. However, she says she doesn’t have the guts to name and shame them. Amyra Dastur With actress Tanushree Dutta opening the floodgates....
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Pakistan appoints new head of powerful intelligence agency

Pakistan appoints new head of powerful intelligence agency

Islamabad, Pakistan – Pakistan has appointed a new chief for its powerful intelligence agency, the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), as the previous appointee completed his term, the military said. Lieutenant-General Asim Munir will take over from the o...
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Far-right German NGO visits Syria, tells refugees to return

Far-right German NGO visits Syria, tells refugees to return

Two blonde, white men look into the camera, with beautiful Syrian hilltops and blurred village buildings in the background. They seem calm and their voices sound peaceful, although most Syria observers would find their words hard to accept. At the...
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