Former Detroit News cartoonist Wright dies
Former Detroit News cartoonist Wright dies at 77The Detroit NewsIn addition to his wife and son, Mr. Wright is survived by daughter Sheryl Boye; four grandchildren; and a sister. A brother, Richard Wright, who also worked at The News, predeceased him. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at McCabe Funeral Home ...
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 6:20 pm
Nevada Sen. Manendo resigns chairmanship
Las Vegas Review-JournalNevada Sen. Manendo resigns chairmanship amid investigationLas Vegas Review-JournalIn the latest probe, Manendo hired Las Vegas attorney Richard Wright to represent him. In a statement after the investigation was revealed, Wright said Manendo was directed not to speak publicly about the allegations, and added, “We remain confident ...State Senator temporarily steps down amid sexual harassment allegationsNews3LVNevada state senator resigns chairmanship after more sexual ...Reno Gazette Journalall 11 news articles »
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 2:43 pm
Man arrested in connection with Portsmouth
Virginian-PilotMan arrested in connection with Portsmouth bank robberyVirginian-PilotRichard Wright III, 31, of Hampton, was charged with three counts of robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, one charge of grand larceny and possession of a firearm for robbing the bank at 2400 Airline Blvd. Wright also had an ...
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 1:43 pm
Cannes: Lionsgate Takes Female Action Movie
Hollywood ReporterCannes: Lionsgate Takes Female Action Movie 'Peppermint ...Hollywood ReporterLionsgate has scooped up worldwide distribution rights to Peppermint, a female-centric action project that has Pierre Morel, the helmer behind action hit Taken, ...and more »
Posted on 21 May 2017 | 8:57 am
Group feigns death at Mayfest to protest
Tulsa WorldGroup feigns death at Mayfest to protest Betty Shelby verdictTulsa WorldRichard Wright, of Broken Arrow, was walking down Main Street on his first visit to Mayfest when he happened upon the protest and helped one of the demonstrators by drawing a blue chalk outline around their body. “I'm kind of proud that things are ...Jury Acquits Tulsa Officer Betty Shelby in Shooting Death of Terence CrutcherNBCNews.comall 216 news articles »
Posted on 20 May 2017 | 6:24 pm
The Death of a Disgraced Vatican Archbishop
She won a Tony in 1981, and two years later, earned an NAACP medal that had previously been awarded to Martin Luther King, Jr., Richard Wright, Langston Hughes, and Rosa Parks. When she died in 2010 at age 92, President Barack Obama noted that she was the ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:19 am
The 12 most important reads for inmates now
For her prisons “should be reserved only for people who pose a grave threat to society”. Native Son, Richard Wright, 1940 Wright portrays crime and violence as an almost inevitable product of racism in American life. Focusing the story of 20-year-old ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:12 am
With real bands phasing out, tribute acts
a diminished Floyd signed off last year with a final album that featured posthumous contributions from keyboardist Richard Wright. For his part, the 71-year-old Waters, who wrapped up “The Wall Live Tour” in 2013, has stated that it will likely be his ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:08 pm
Growth plans forecast 37k new homes for
(L-R) City of Lincoln Council Leader Ric Metcalfe, Jeff Summers, Chair of the committee and Leader of West Lindsey District Council, Councillor Richard Wright, of North Kesteven District Council and Councillor Colin Davie, Executive Member for Economic ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:15 am
Joe Meno on 'Marvel and a Wonder'
I also wanted to explore the space between 'highbrow' and 'lowbrow' literature, so there's literary writers like Sherwood Anderson, Richard Wright, Sandra Cisneros and Stuart Dybek, along with more traditional genre writers like Sara Paretsky and Max Allan ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:45 am