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Justice Denied

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Author says racism, undue media influence and biased law enforcement not bound by region or time In her 2014 book The Lynching of Peter Wheeler, the second in a series of four historical true crime books, author and former forensic scientist Debra Komar investigates two cases of murder, revealing one killer. On January 27, 1896, 14-year-old Annie Kempton was murdered in her home in Bear River,…

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5 Atlantic Canadian history books for young readers

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Sharing Atlantic Canadian history with young readers is a great idea year-round, but even more so today on Family Literacy Day. These books provide engaging glimpses into our storied past. There is everything from folktales and rhymes to stories of survival, triumph and new beginnings. Here are some recent books that highlight Atlantic Canadian history: A lilting Celtic folktale: Wow Wow and Haw Haw by George…