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Cinematic Narratives of the Holocaust

There are a wealth of documentaries that chronicle the events leading up to World War II, the conditions of camps and ghettos across Europe, and biopics of major Nazi officers and heroic resistors; however, the cut and dry nature of many documentaries fails to convey the emotional and psychological aspects of the war, the politics, and the will to survive….

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(Re)Discover the power of Anne Frank in April

Friday April 1 marks the launch of the 2016 Big D Reads with a special reading of The Diary of a Young Girl at the Dallas Holocaust Museum. Beginning at 10 am, members of the community and the museum will be taking turns reading aloud in the  “secret annex” – part of the Anne Frank exhibit on display in the…

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Trinidad Garza to host book distribution event this Friday

To celebrate The Big Read book distribution, Trinidad Garza Early College High School is hosting a kick-off event on Friday, March 15th. Dallas City Councilmember Delia Jasso will be speaking, along with Principal Janice Lombardi and D Academy member David Hopkins. Trinidad Garza’s step team will perform a specially prepared routine inspired by Fahrenheit 451. The event will be held…

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College-Bound? Education Is Freedom Offers Free Financial Aid Advice On February 16

News of a free federal financial aid seminar just landed in my inbox via Dallas nonprofit Education Is Freedom. Since I spent this morning at Seagoville High School, I’ve got this sort of thing on the brain. If you know a college-age student (or the parents of one) who could use assistance filling out all those confusing financial forms, such…

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Director of George W. Bush Presidential Library to Speak at Highland Park Cafeteria

If you’re as excited about the opening of George W. Bush Presidential Library as I am, you can’t miss this Sunday event. On January 13 at 5 p.m., director Alan C. Lowe will be giving a visual presentation at Highland Park Cafeteria of his mission and plans for the new library on SMU’s campus. A limited number of Presidential Library…

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