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Revolutionary People’s Communication Network

The Revolutionary Peoples Communication Network was an organization created by Kathleen Cleaver and Eldridge Cleaver and their allies in 1971 after the Cleavers expulsion from the Black Panther Party while they were living in Algeria. It included ...

Roosevelt School (Lake Wales, Florida)

The Roosevelt School is a historic school in Lake Wales, Florida. It is located at 115 E Street. On March 29, 2001, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Originally this school served the African-American Community or the ...

San Francisco Bay View

The San Francisco Bay View National Black Newspaper is an online and print newspaper, published in San Francisco, California. It covers events from an African-American perspective, with a focus on Black liberation and coverage of worldwide racial ...

Summerton High School

Summerton High School, also known as Summerton Middle School, is a historic school building located at Summerton, Clarendon County, South Carolina. It was built in 1936, and is a one-story hip roofed, rectangular brick building. It has a central ...

Thomaston Colored Institute

The Thomaston Colored Institute, also known as the Thomaston Academy, is a historic African American school building in the town of Thomaston, Alabama, United States. This two-story brick building was completed in May 1910 as a private school by ...

Universal Lodge No. 14

Universal Lodge No. 14 is a historic building located in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. It was constructed about 1880 as a private dwelling, and substantially expanded in the mid-1950s. It is a two-story gable-front frame and concrete- ...

Viola Pettus

Viola Pettus was an African-American woman, born about 1886, who lived in Marathon, Brewster County, Texas. Viola is remembered in Texas for her courageous work as a nurse during the 1918 flu pandemic. Her legendary service - even to members of t ...

Mary Price Walls

Mary Price Walls was the first black applicant to Missouri State University. She was denied admission to the all white university. Instead of receiving a rejection letter she did not receive any response at all. Later, Walls was given an honorary ...

White Hall (Daytona Beach, Florida)

White Hall is a historic site on the campus of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States. It is located at 640 Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard. On July 15, 1992, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

Public transport in Canberra

Public transport in Canberra is provided by bus, taxi and light rail, while rail, air, and long-distance coach services operate for travel beyond Canberra.

Transportation in Sydney

Transport in Sydney is provided by an extensive network of public transport operating modes including suburban rail, light rail, buses, metro and ferries, as well as an expansive network of roadways, cycleways and airports. According to the 2006 ...

Public transport in Dunedin

Public transport in Dunedin, New Zealand is mainly by bus. The Otago Regional Council designs routes and schedules and contracts operation of bus services to two bus companies, Go Bus Transport and Ritchies Transport. Services operate daily at ma ...

Public transport in Hamilton and Waikato

Public transport in Hamilton and the Waikato Region is poorly developed. Only 0.9% of trips were made by bus in 2013/14. This compares with 2.3% nationally, which itself is amongst the lowest modal shares in the world. A Mass Transit Plan aiming ...

Public transport in New Plymouth

Public transport in New Plymouth is undergoing a revival after many years of minimal council support since the early 1990s. The system covers New Plymouth city, as well as services to Waitara, Inglewood, Oakura and recently Stratford. Major chang ...

Public transport in Bristol

The majority of public transport users in the Bristol Urban Area are transported by bus, although rail has experienced growth and does play an important part, particularly in peak hours. There were plans for a light rail system, however this has ...

Public transport in Phoenix

Public transportation in Phoenix, Arizona consists primarily of buses, a 20-mile light rail system, and minor additional services. Most transit services run under the name Valley Metro; local cities, counties, and other agencies in the Phoenix ar ...

Service de police de la Ville de Montreal

The Service de police de la Ville de Montreal is the police force for the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada and the neighbouring communities in the Urban agglomeration of Montreal. With about 4.600 officers and 1.600 civilian staff, it is the seco ...

Governing Mayor of Berlin

The Governing Mayor of Berlin is the head of government, presiding over the Berlin Senate. As Berlin is an independent city as well as one of the constituent States of Germany, the office is the equivalent of the Ministers President of the other ...

Thomas Kruger

Thomas Kruger is a German politician. He is the President of the Federal Agency for Civil Education and the President of the German Childrens Fund. He served as the final Lord Mayor of East Berlin in 1991.

Bayenthal

Bayenthal is a neighbourhood of Cologne, Germany and part of the district of Rodenkirchen. Bayenthal lies on the left bank of the river Rhine, between the district of Innenstadt to the North and Marienburg neighbourhood to the South. The borders ...

Belgian Quarter (Cologne)

The Belgian Quarter is an inner city district of Cologne, Germany. The name is derived from street names in the vicinity, referring to Belgian provinces or cities. In the northern part of the Quarter, street names such as GoebenstraSe, Werderstra ...

Chorweiler

Chorweiler is the Sixth city district of Cologne, Germany. Large portion of the district of Chorweiler were incorporated into the city of Cologne in 1922, the quarter of Chorweiler was created in the 1970s. The district has the lowest population ...

Deutz, Cologne

The Cologne borough of Deutz, is a part of central Cologne, Germany, and was once an independent town. Lufthansas headquarters are in Deutz.

Ossendorf

Ehrenfeld is a city district of the City of Cologne in Germany. It includes the seven quarters Bickendorf, Bocklemund, Mengenich, Ehrenfeld, Neuehrenfeld, Ossendorf and Vogelsang. It has about 104.509 inhabitants and covers an area of 23.83 squar ...

Eil, Cologne

Eil is a suburb of Cologne, Germany, located in the city district of Porz, south-east of the city centre. With an area totalling 16.24 km², it is the largest suburb in the city, although not all of the land is built up.

Fuhlingen

Fuhlingen is a village in the northern part of the city of Cologne. It is part of the city district of Chorweiler. Fuhlingen is well known for its artificial lake, Fuhlinger See.

Neustadt-Sud

Innenstadt is the central city district of the City of Cologne in Germany. The district was established with the last communal land reform in 1975, and comprises Colognes historic old town Altstadt, the Grunderzeit era new town Neustadt plus the ...

Junkersdorf

Junkersdorf lies to the west of the historic city centre, next to the Koln-West motorway junction where Bundesautobahn 1 and Bundesautobahn 4 intersect. The old road from Cologne to Julich runs north of the village, and from Cologne to Aachen to ...

Kalk, Cologne

Kalk is the Eighth city district or Stadtbezirk of Cologne, Germany. Kalk was merged into the city of Cologne in 1910, the district was formed in 1975. The district of Kalk borders with Mulheim to the North, Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis to the East ...

Nippes, Cologne

Nippes is the fifth city district of Cologne, Germany. Nippes was incorporated into the city of Cologne in 1888 and the district was created in 1975. A large Ford Europe production plant is located in Niehl, the north-eastern part of the district ...

Porz

Porz is a city district or Stadtbezirk of Cologne, Germany. It is situated on the right side of the Rhine in the south-east of the city. Porz is the largest borough of Cologne by area at 78.87 km² and has 107.500 inhabitants. Porz borders with th ...

Rath/Heumar

Rath/Heumar is a quarter of Cologne, Germany. It is located in the eastern part of the city, in the borough of Kalk. Its population on 31 December 2004, was approximately 11.000.

Rodenkirchen

Rodenkirchen is a southern city district of Cologne in Germany. It has about 100.000 inhabitants and covers an area of 54.56 square kilometres. The borough includes the quarters Bayenthal, Godorf, Hahnwald, Immendorf, Marienburg, Meschenich, Rade ...

Stammheim, Cologne

Stammheim is a municipal part of Cologne, Germany and part of the district of Mulheim. Stammheim lies on the right bank of the river Rhine, between Mulheim and Flittard. The city part has 7.473 inhabitants and covers an area of 3.75 km². Stammhei ...

Sulz

Sulz is a municipal part of Cologne, Germany and part of the district of Lindenthal. Sulz lies on Luxemburger StraSe between Lindenthal and Klettenberg. Sulz has 35.475 inhabitants and covers an area of 5.17 km 2. The name Sulz goes back to Sulpe ...

Zundorf

Zundorf is a suburb of Cologne, Germany and part of the district of Porz. Zundorf lies on the right bank of the river Rhine, between Langel and Porz. Zundorf has 12.229 inhabitants and covers an area of 8.12 km². The former village grew from a sm ...

List of mayors of Recife

The following is a list of mayors of the city of Recife, Brazil. Antonio Ribeiro Pessoa, 1922 Antonio Arruda de Farias, 1975-1979 Francisco do Rego Barros Lacerda, 1891-1892 Manuel Pinto Damaso, 1892-1893 Antonio Alves Pereira, 1947-1948 João Pau ...

List of mayors and political chiefs of the Dnipro city administration

The following is a list of the mayors and political chiefs of the Dnipro city administration, covering the period from 1786 to the present day. Originally the city was known as Yekaterinoslav. Dnipro is Ukraines third largest city with over a mil ...

List of Provosts of Inverness

This is a list of Provosts of Inverness. In 2012, the traditional functions of the Provost were controversially divided by the creation of a new executive role of "leader of the city". On 13 August 2012, Ian Brown was the first person to be appoi ...

Cathiravelu Ponnambalam

Ponnambalam hailed from a distinguished Tamil family from Jaffna. His father Arumugam Cathiravelu was a Magistrate and District Judge. His own brother Cathiravelu Sittampalam was the first Cabinet Minister of Posts and Telecommunications in the i ...

Colombo Municipal Council

The Colombo Municipal Council is the municipal governing body of Colombo, the largest city and financial centre in Sri Lanka. It consists of a directly elected executive Mayor of Colombo, current elect is Rosy Senanayake, and 119 elected 119 muni ...

Town Hall, Colombo

The Town Hall of Colombo is the headquarters of the Colombo Municipal Council and the office of the Mayor of Colombo. Built in front of the Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo, Sri Lanka, it is the meeting place for the elected municipal council. In 192 ...

Jaffna Municipal Council

Jaffna Municipal Council is the local authority for the city of Jaffna in northern Sri Lanka. JMC is responsible for providing a variety of local public services including roads, sanitation, drains, housing, libraries, public parks and recreation ...

Kandy Municipal Council

The Kandy Municipal Council is the local council for Kandy, the second largest city and hill capital of Sri Lanka. The council was formed under the Municipalities Ordinance of 1865 and first met in 1866. The municipal council is the second oldest ...

List of mayors of Ankara

3 Asaf Bey 1926 – 1928 5 O. Sabri Adal 1946 – 1946 6 Izzettin Çağpar 1946 – 1948 4 Nevzat Tandoğan 1929 – 1946 1 Mehmet Ali Bey 1924 – 1924 9 Atıf Benderlioğlu 1950 – 1954 10 Kemal Aygun 1954 – 1955 8 Fuat Borekçi 1950 – 1950 13 Kemal Aygun 1957 ...

List of mayors of Barrie

Henry B. Hopkins 1857 Jonathan Lane 1854 David Morrow 1856 Thomas David McConkey 1859-1863 Thomas David McConkey 1855 Robert Simpson 1858 William Davis Ardagh 1864-1870

List of mayors of Brampton

John Stafford Beck, 1946–1948 Robert P. Worthy, 1939–1942 J. Golding, 1908–1909 Thomas Mara, 1914–1915 William Edwin Milner, 1899–1900 Thomas Thauburn, 1901–1902 Benjamin Franklin Justin, 1903–1905 John Golding, 1877–1879 Russell E. Prouse, 1963– ...

List of mayors of Brandon, Manitoba

This is a list of mayors of Brandon, Manitoba. 1909–1910 - Henry L. Adolph 1897–1898 - Ezekiel Evans 2014–present - Rick Chrest 1962–1969 - Stephen A. Magnacca 1901–1902 - Alexander C. Fraser 1890–1891 - Andrew Kelly 1900 - Dr. John McDiarmid 188 ...

List of mayors of Brantford

This is a list of mayors of the city of Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Until 1956 mayors were elected for one year terms. Beginning in 1957, mayoral terms were extended to two years by Ontario law. In 1987, the provincial government changed the Muni ...

List of mayors of Burlington, Ontario

Hughes Cleaver 1920 J. S. Allen 1925-1928 G. R. Harris 1936-1939 T. W. Peart 1919 Roly Bird 1979-1991 N. R. Craig 1948-1950 Walter Mulkewich 1992-1997 Rob MacIsaac 1998-2006 George Harrington 1968-1976 J. W. Ryckman 1933 Rick Goldring December 1, ...