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This weekend's Daily News posts have focused on inequality and uprising all over the United States. What happened in Minneapolis has had a drastic effect on people all over the U.S. Today’s curated blog posts will look into how cities all over the U.S are responding to George Floyd’s murder. 
In Spring 1988, the Teachers College library (at that time Milbank Memorial Library) produced a publication titled “An Almanac for the First Century”; the work was compiled by library director Jane P. Franck with the assistance of other library staff members. (A digital copy of the work can be found at
Good afternoon and I hope everyone is having a pleasant weekend. With a focus on the aftermath of the George Floyd killing, here is the latest installment of our daily news blog where we bring you a few of today’s headlines, courtesy of Newseum:
[Fairlight II Page R by Clusternote, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons]As we've evolved as a society and our art has followed, the foundations of music education have remained both consistent and traditional. The structure of music allows for us to bridge time and place by communicating within a uniquely universal language of notation, rhythms and key signatures. The way...
Because of the avoidable tragedy unfolding in Minneapolis, the focus of today’s Daily News is on inequality - of outcomes, opportunity, and even the basic right to life. To do anything else is to be complicit. As always, the headlines featured in this series are taken from the front pages curated by Newseum.org.
"Summer means different things to different people: beach days, BBQ’S, catching fireflies, and boating being just a few. Summer often feels both short and endless. As people grow up and mature many things change, one of which being how summer is viewed. As a child, summer is oftentimes “the light at the end of the tunnel,...
Today’s Daily News stories cover international stories, with a particular focus on civil rights issues being exacerbated by the ongoing pandemic. As always, all news stories are gathered from the newspaper front pages curated by Newseum.org.
There is a medical proverb from the 1940s that states, "When you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras” -- meaning that medical doctors should look for common, rather than exotic causes of disease. Hearing hoofbeats over the last few months has been all too real, with COVID 19 spreading like wildfire across the globe. The pandemic has caused unprecedented deaths; high rates of unemployment; social distancing; increases in domestic violence,...
Today’s daily news focuses on the information war that evolves during the pandemic, both in fighting the virus and in fighting malfeasance and profiteering off of the suffering. As always, the stories are drawn from the front pages curated by Newseum.org.