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Queens College
Queens
Queens
College
College
(QC) is one of the four-year colleges in the City University of New York system. Its 80-acre campus is located in the neighborhood of Kew Gardens Hills, Queens, with a student body that represents over 170 countries
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Latin Language
Latin
Latin
(Latin: lingua latīna, IPA: [ˈlɪŋɡʷa laˈtiːna]) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. The Latin alphabet
Latin alphabet
is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets, and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet. Latin
Latin
was originally spoken in Latium, in the Italian Peninsula.[3] Through the power of the Roman Republic, it became the dominant language, initially in Italy and subsequently throughout the Roman Empire. Vulgar Latin
Vulgar Latin
developed into the Romance languages, such as Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, and Romanian. Latin, Greek and French have contributed many words to the English language
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Michael H. Schwerner
Michael Henry "Mickey" Schwerner (November 6, 1939 – June 21, 1964), was one of three Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) field/social workers killed in Philadelphia, Mississippi, by members of the Ku Klux Klan. Schwerner and two others were killed in response to their civil rights work, which included promoting voting registration among African Americans, most of whom had been disenfranchised in the state since 1890.Contents1 Early life and education 2 Civil rights activism 3 Murder 4 First trial 5 Reinvestigation 6 Personality 7 Legacy and honors7.1 Schwerner8 In popular culture 9 See also 10 References 11 External linksEarly life and education[edit] Born and raised in a family of Jewish heritage, Schwerner attended Pelham Memorial High School in Pelham, New York. He was called Mickey by his friends. His mother was a science teacher at nearby New Rochelle High School, and his father was a businessman
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Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
(April 13 [O.S. April 2] 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third President of the United States
President of the United States
from 1801 to 1809. Previously, he was elected the second Vice President of the United States, serving under John Adams
John Adams
from 1797 to 1801. A proponent of democracy, republicanism, and individual rights motivating American colonists to break from Great Britain and form a new nation, he produced formative documents and decisions at both the state and national level. He was a land owner and farmer. Jefferson was primarily of English ancestry, born and educated in colonial Virginia. He graduated from the College of William & Mary and briefly practiced law, at times defending slaves seeking their freedom
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Randall's Island
Randalls Island (also called Randall's Island) and Wards Island are conjoined islands, collectively called Randalls and Wards Islands, in the New York City
New York City
borough of Manhattan,[1][2][3] separated from Manhattan
Manhattan
by the Harlem
Harlem
River, from Queens
Queens
by the East River
East River
and Hell Gate, and from the Bronx
Bronx
by the Bronx
Bronx
Kill. The two islands were formerly separate, with the channel between them, Little Hell Gate, being filled in by the early 1960s.[4] The island had a population of 1,648 living on 2.09 square kilometers (520 acres) in 2010.[5] Most of the island is parkland, spanning a total of 432.69 acres (175.10 ha)
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Triborough Bridge
Route map: Google Template:Attached KML/Triborough Bridge KML is from Wikidata Robert F. Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy
Bridge (Triborough Bridge)Aerial view of the Queens–Wards Island span of the Triborough Bridge, over the East River; Queens
Queens
is in the foregroundCoordinates 40°46′50″N 73°55′38″W / 40.780488°N 73.927168°W / 40.780488; -73.927168Carries 8 lanes of I-278 (Bronx and Queens
Queens
spans) 6 lanes of NY 900G ( Manhattan
Manhattan
span)Crosses East River, Harlem River
Harlem River
and Bronx KillLocale New York City, United StatesOfficial name Robert F. Kennedy
Robert F

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Public University
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities
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March On Washington For Jobs And Freedom
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the March on Washington, or The Great March on Washington,[1][2] was held in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, August 28, 1963. The purpose of the march was to advocate for the civil and economic rights of African Americans. At the march, Martin Luther King
King
Jr., standing in front of the Lincoln Memorial, delivered his historic "I Have a Dream" speech in which he called for an end to racism.[3] The march was organized by A. Philip Randolph
A

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James Earl Chaney
James Earl Chaney (May 30, 1943 – June 21, 1964), from Meridian, Mississippi, was one of three American civil rights workers who was murdered during Freedom Summer by members of the Ku Klux Klan near Philadelphia, Mississippi. The others were Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner from New York City.Contents1 Early life and education 2 Biography 3 Murder 4 Aftermath for family 5 Federal trial 6 State investigation 7 Legacy and honors 8 Cultural references 9 References 10 External linksEarly life and education[edit] Chaney was born in Meridian, Mississippi, the elder son of Fannie Lee and Ben Chaney, Sr. His brother Ben was nine years younger, born in 1952, and he had three sisters, Barbara, Janice, and Julia.[1] His parents separated for a time when James was young.[citation needed] James attended Catholic school for the first nine grades
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KKK
The Ku Klux Klan
Ku Klux Klan
(/ˈkuː ˈklʌks ˈklæn, ˈkjuː/),[a] commonly called the KKK or simply the Klan, refers to three distinct secret movements at different point in time in the history of the United States. Each has advocated extremist reactionary positions such as white supremacy, white nationalism, anti-immigration and—especially in later iterations—Nordicism,[7][8] anti-Catholicism Historically, the KKK used terrorism—both physical assault and murder—against groups or individuals whom they opposed.[9] All three movements have called for the "purification" of American society and all are considered right-wing extremist organizations.[10][11][12][13] The first Klan flourished in the Southern United States
Southern United States
in the late 1860s, then died out by the early 1870s
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Student Union
A students' union, student government, free student union, student senate, students' association, guild of students, or government of student body is a student organization present in many colleges, universities, and high schools. In higher education, the students' union is often accorded its own building on the campus, dedicated to social, organizational activities, representation, and academic support of the membership. In the United States, student union often only refers to a physical building owned by the university with the purpose of providing services for students without a governing body. This building is also referred to as a student activity center, although the Association of College Unions International (largely US-based) has hundreds of campus organizational members
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James Foreman
James Foreman (21 December 1763 – 25 October 1854) was a Scottish immigrant to Canada who became an important force in the business community of Nova Scotia. References[edit]"James Foreman". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2016. This biography about a Canadian businessperson is a stub
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Julian Bond
Horace Julian Bond
Julian Bond
(January 14, 1940 – August 15, 2015) was an American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, politician, professor and writer. While a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, during the early 1960s, he helped to establish the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
(SNCC). Bond was elected to four terms in the Georgia House of Representatives and later to six terms in the Georgia State Senate, serving a combined twenty years in both legislative chambers
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Black History Month
Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month in the U.S., is an annual observance in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. It began as a way for remembering important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. It is celebrated annually in the United States[6] and Canada[7] in February, as well as in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and the Netherlands[8] in October.[9]Contents1 History1.1 Negro History Week (1926) 1.2 United States: Black History Month
Black History Month
(1970) 1.3 United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(1987) 1.4 Canada
Canada
(1995)2 Criticism 3 See also 4 Footnotes 5 Further reading 6 External linksHistory Carter G. Woodson
Carter G

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Liberal Arts College
A liberal arts college is a college with an emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences. A liberal arts college aims to impart a broad general knowledge and develop general intellectual capacities, in contrast to a professional, vocational, or technical curriculum.[1] Students in a liberal arts college generally major in a particular discipline while receiving exposure to a wide range of academic subjects, including sciences as well as the traditional humanities subjects taught as liberal arts
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Master's Degree
A master's degree[fn 1] (from Latin
Latin
magister) is usually a second-cycle academic degree awarded by universities or colleges upon completion of a course of study demonstrating mastery or a high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.[1] A master's degree normally requires previous study at the bachelor's level, either as a separate degree or as part of an integrated course
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