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Trustees lock police chief out of HQ

SAUK VILLAGE, Ill., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Trustees in a suburban Chicago village changed the locks on the police chief, saying he has no right to fill the position.

AIDS advocates blast slow funding

MEXICO CITY, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- The industrialized countries are falling short of their goal of universal HIV treatment by 2010, health advocates at a Mexico City AIDS conference said.
O'Brien to get Irish Spirit Award

O'Brien to get Irish Spirit Award

NEW YORK, March 10 (UPI) -- Talk-show host Conan O'Brien will receive a spirit award at the American Ireland Fund Young Leaders St. Patrick's Day Celebration in New York.

British playwright to return to Broadway

LONDON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Popular British playwright Martin McDonagh, best known for "The Beauty Queen of Leenane" and "The Lonesome West," returns to New York's Broadway next spring.

'Gypsy' to stay open on Broadway

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The Broadway production of "Gypsy" will stay open at the Shubert Theatre, the musical's producers announced Wednesday.

'Gypsy' closing, a financial loss

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The producers of the Broadway revival of "Gypsy" announced Thursday that they will shutter the show Feb. 28 due to weak box office sales.

Broadway's 'Gypsy' to close Feb. 28

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The Broadway revival of "Gypsy" will close Feb. 28 after an 11-month run unless business shows a marked improvement, the show's producers said Monday.

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Tommy Mottola, Sony Music's high-powered chairman and chief executive, reportedly has stepped down from his post effective immediately.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Nokia clinches contract in Malaysia

SINGAPORE, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The Finnish telecommunications group Nokia has signed a deal worth more than $36 million with Malaysian operator TIMECel to expand its global wireless telephone
Robert Fox
Robert Fox of Working America speaks during a news conference unveiling the "Job Tracker" website in Washington on Sept. 16, 2004. She lost her job as a machinist when her company moved 165 jobs to Mexico in 2004. The website, http://www.workingamerica.org has information on which companies are exporting jobs. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

This list contains the names of notable civil rights activists who were active during the 19th century. Although not often highlighted in American history, before Rosa Parks changed America when she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery, Alabama city bus in December 1955, 19th century African-American civil rights activists worked strenuously from the 1850s until the 1880s for the cause of equal treatment in public transportation.

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