Bird-watcher wrongfully accused in Central Park video gets a bird-watching TV show

Subject Bird-watching; Television; Central Park; Christian Cooper Description Christian Cooper, the bird-watching Black man who was the target of false accusations during an encounter in New York City’s Central Park in 2020, has a new TV show airing on National Geographic. Creator JONATHAN FRANKLIN Source Publisher File

Howard University acquires landmark collection of Gordon Parks photos

Subject Gordon Parks; Howard University; Photographer Description A group of 252 works spanning the influential Black photographer’s long career will be housed at the Washington HBCU’s research center Creator By Peggy McGlone Source Publisher File

Patrick Cannon’s Campaign for Redemption

Subject Mayor; Charlotte; Patrick Cannon Description The former Charlotte mayor was the youngest person ever elected to the city council but went to prison for taking bribes. Queen City voters are wrestling with whether to give him another chance. Creator BY TIM FUNK Source Publisher File

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