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Inga Swenson, ‘Benson’s’ Tough Cookie Kraus, Dies @ 90

Inga Swenson, the Broadway star who played stern Kraus on the sitcom Benson, died July 23 at 90. A memorable Golden Girls guest star (Image via video still) THR confirmed with her son, Mark Harris, that she died in hospice care. Born December 29, 1932, in Omaha, she studied under Alvina Krause at Northwestern. She also…
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Paul Robeson Mural in D.C. Destroyed 1 Week After His Birthday

April 17, 2023 Paul Robeson is an undisputed American icon, and in particular an African-American icon. He was one of the first — if not the first — Black men to cross over as a major star with name recognition among white audiences, and his work in the theater, in films and as an activist…
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