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Genosha

Genosha is a fictional country appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. It is an island nation that exists in Marvel's main shared universe, known as "Earth 616" in the Marvel Universe and a prominent place in the X-Men chronology; the fictional nation served as an allegory for slavery and for South African apartheid before becoming a mutant homeland and subsequently a disaster zone. The island is located off the Southeastern African coast northwest from Seychelles and northeast of Madagascar, its capital city was Hammer Bay. Genosha first appeared in Uncanny X-Men #235, was created by Chris Claremont and Rick Leonardi. Genosha received an entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Update'89 #3; the island is located off the east coast of Africa, to the north of Madagascar, boasted a high standard of living, an excellent economy, freedom from the political and racial turmoil that characterized neighboring nations. However, Genosha's prosperity was built upon the enslavement of its mutant population.

Mutants in Genosha were the property of the state and children who were positively identified with the mutant gene were put through a process developed by David Moreau known as the Genegineer, stripped of free will and made into "mutates". The Genegineer was capable of modifying certain mutant abilities in order to fulfill specific labor shortages. Citizenship in Genosha is permanent and the government does not recognize any emigration. Citizens who attempt to leave the country are tracked down and forcibly brought back to the island by the special force known as Press Gang; the Press Gang consisted of Hawkshaw and Punchout, were aided in their task by Wipeout. Mutant problems are handled by a special group known as the Magistrates; the foundations of Genoshan society has been upset in recent years due to the efforts of outside mutant interests. In the first storyline to feature the nation, some members of the X-Men were kidnapped by Genoshan Magistrates, under the order of the Genegineer. In the multi-issue, multi-title X-Tinction Agenda storyline, the X-Men and their allies rescued their teammates, Meltdown and Wolfsbane, from Genoshan brainwashing, toppling the government after discovering their alliance with former X-Factor ally turned mutant hater, Cameron Hodge, that Havok was one of the Magistrates since having his memory wiped by the Siege Perilous.

Havok himself, woken from his conditioning by his brother Cyclops dealt the killing blow to Cameron Hodge in the process. A new Genoshan regime that promised better treatment of mutants was put in place after Hodge's destruction. A period of general turmoil and a number of attacks by superhumans, including Magneto's Acolytes who were unwilling to forgive the former Genoshan government for its crimes against mutants, followed. A different version of X-Factor, including Wolfsbane returned to the island to help restore peace between its government and a rogue group of super-powered beings that had fled the island; the Genoshan government was shown with peaceful intentions trying to undo the ill effects visited upon Wolfsbane. Genosha was shown to have typical suburban tract housing, like many small towns in America, New Zealand and South Africa. After the "Age of Apocalypse" story arc, it was revealed and retconned that the mutate process formula was given to the Genegineer by Sugar Man, a refugee of the Age of Apocalypse timeline.

The United Nations ceded the island nation to the powerful mutant Magneto, after he demanded an entire mutants-only nation. Magneto and his Acolytes managed to reestablish a modicum of peace and stability only until civil war broke out between him and the remaining human population on the island led by the Magistrates. Magneto defeated the Magistrates and restored order to most of the island, with hold-outs remaining at Carrion Cove before being obliterated; the elimination of the Legacy Virus gave Magneto a freshly healthy army, leading him to declare a campaign of global conquest. A small team of X-Men stopped this plan. Genosha had a population of a stable, advanced society. However, the entire island was reduced to rubble and its mutant population was slain by Cassandra Nova's Wild Sentinels. There were few survivors, many evacuated, the Brotherhood of Mutants turned one of the Sentinels into a memorial statue. Magneto and Xavier have since joined forces to rebuild the island nation as detailed in the series Excalibur vol.

3. This goes badly. A few survivors and newly arriving mutants who wish to help with the rebuilding process remain on the island. Members of this volunteer'army' include Callisto and Wicked. More are found in the surrounding countryside, some join with Xavier. There is a conflict with the island's former law enforcement. Though they are assisted by humanoid creatures they refer to as'trolls', the Magistrates' forces are driven off; some of the Magistrates are kept in the island's makeshift jail. Some of the captured Magistrates agree to work with Xavier to rebuild the island. Throughout the entire series, Unus the Untouchable and his squadron of mutants remain a problem. Magneto learned of his daughter the Scarlet Witch's nervous break-down a

Jean Gale

Jean Gale was an American vaudeville performer and who worked in films during the 1930s. Born in San Francisco, California as Lenore Gilmartin, she had a twin sister, Joan Gale, along with another set of twin sisters, Jane Gale and June Gale, although they were not quadruplets, as has been misreported, they did appear in Vaudeville as the Gale Quadruplets, in George White's Scandals of 1931. Jean's elder sister June wed Oscar Levant in 1939, to whom she remained married until his death in 1972, by whom she had three children; the sisters began performing in "vaudeville" at an early age. This brought Jean to the attention of studios, led to a small role in the film Bottoms Up, starring Spencer Tracy; that same year she was selected as one of thirteen girls chosen to be "WAMPAS Baby Stars", the last year that "WAMPAS" made such selections. Although it appeared that Jean's acting career would take off, it never did, she only had three film roles, first is "Bottom's Up", second is a A Star Is Born, third is Girl from Avenue A, all of which were uncredited.

Her acting career was over. She settled in Los Angeles, where she was residing at the time of her death on September 26, 1974. Jean Gale on IMDb

Jonathan Brewster

Elder Jonathan Brewster was an early American settler, the son and eldest child of elder William Brewster and his wife, Mary. Brewster had two younger sisters and Fear, two younger brothers and Wrestling along with an unnamed brother who died young. Brewster was born in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, on August 12, 1593. In around 1610, he accompanied his family to Leiden in Holland. Brewster did not join his family on the Mayflower in 1620, however, he stayed behind in Leiden instead with his wife, who died soon after, their infant son, who died. Brewster would have been 27 at the time. Brewster came to America on the ship Fortune in 1621. On April 10, 1624 in Plymouth, Brewster married Lucretia Oldham, the daughter of William Oldham and Phillipa Sowter. Brewster and Oldham had eight children. Brewster died on August 7, 1659 in New London, Connecticut, at the age of 65, he was buried in Brewster's Plain, Connecticut. Jonathan Brewster married Lucretia Oldham of Derby, on 10 April 1624 in Plymouth, their children were: Nathaniel Brewster William Brewster Mary Brewster Jonathan Brewster, Jr.

Ruth Brewster Benjamin Brewster Elizabeth Brewster Grace Brewster Hannah Brewster John Turner and Mary Brewster gave birth to Ezekial Turner Family Tree Jonathan Brewster & Lucretia Oldham Elder William Brewster Society

A Huey P. Newton Story

A Huey P. Newton Story is a 2001 American film adaptation directed by Spike Lee; the movie was created and performed, as a solo performance, by Roger Guenveur Smith at The Joseph Papp Public Theater. In this performance, Smith creates a representation of the activist Huey P. Newton's life and time as a person, a citizen and an activist. During the performance, images are shown up-stage from activist movement era; the simple arrangement of Smith sitting in a chair stage-center makes the audience focus on the dialogue of the performer. Smith captures the attention of the audience throughout the film by putting into play his solo performance skills. Smith's idea for the performance originated in 1989 and took root as a stage play in 1996. Smith's performance attempt to show a shy individual, he did not consider himself a charismatic person, although he had made many contributions to his community. Smith shows Newton as a conservative individual, disgusted by having microphones and cameras close to him.

The story that brought Huey P. Newton to life in a single-person performance, gave the opportunity to people to experience a little bit about his personality, was nominated and winner of various awards, including two Drama Desk nominations: Helen Hayes Awards, Obie Awards, AUDELCO awards and three NAACP Awards. In addition, the movie received two NAACP Image Award nominations for being an Outstanding Television Movie; this award was honored around the world for Mini-Series and Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie. The film is based for the most part on Huey P. Newton's life. Newton grew up in Oakland after his family moved there from Louisiana due to the military opportunities during World War II. Co-founder of the Black Panther Party, Newton served as Minister of Defense, in effect was the BPP's leader, writing the Party's 10-Point Platform and Program alongside co-founder Bobby Seale. Convicted of voluntary manslaughter of a police officer in September 1968, Newton spent the next twenty months in prison before being released after his conviction was quashed on a technicality.

The BPP had transformed itself in this period, Newton struggled to cope with the demands placed on him, a situation, not helped by his increasing consumption of drugs and alcohol. During the 1970s Newton studied at the University of California Santa Cruz, where he obtained a PhD in the History of Consciousness program. On August 22, 1989, Newton was killed in Oakland; the producers of the film created a project. Both Smith and Lee brought to life the story of the activist and presented it on PBS; this movie is a production of BLACK STARZ! and Luna Ray Films in collaboration with PBS and the African Heritage Network. Smith’s performance is composed on a simple dark stage with a couple of screens in the back; the production incorporated a couple of cameras to capture different angles as well as different microphones so that scenes could be taken from various perspectives. The production that brought A Huey P. Newton Story presented the movie in San Francisco by KQED; the funding for the movie was possible thanks to BLACK STARZ!, PBS, The National Black Programming Consortium, The African Heritage Network, the KQED Campaign for the Future.

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List of Kinston baseball people

The following are lists of people associated with professional baseball in Kinston, North Carolina. This includes players and managers as well as a list of members of Kinston Professional Baseball Hall of Fame; the Kinston-based teams were: Down East Wood Ducks Kinston Kinston Eagles Kinston Eagles Kinston Eagles Kinston Eagles Kinston Eagles Kinston Eagles Kinston Eagles Kinston Indians Kinston Blue Jays Kinston Expos Kinston Highwaymen Kinston Robins The following is a partial list of notable alumni who played in at least one game for at least one of Kinston's minor league teams from 1908 to 2011. The name of each Kinston manager is followed by the years. Following each person's name is the year of induction in the Hall of Fame. Inductions occur during a "hot stove" banquet in late January or early February. There were four inductees in the initial class of 1983. There were no inductees in 1986 or 1987. Grady Little could not be inducted until 2001 due to a snow storm. League histories Other sources

Anthedon (Boeotia)

Anthedon was a town in Boeotia, Ancient Greece, located on the coast of the Gulf of Euboea, about 15 kilometres west of Chalcis, at the foot of Mount Messapius. It was member of the Amphictyonic League, served as port for Thebes. In ancient times, it was believed to have had one of the mythical characters named Anthedon as its eponym; the ruins of the town are situated 1 1/2 mile from the village Loukisia. The oldest mention of the city is found in Homer's Iliad, Catalogue of Ships, where it is given the epithet "furthermost", i. e. the most geographically remote town of Boeotia to the northern Gulf of Euboea. Ancient inhabitants of Anthedon derived their origin from the sea-god Glaucus, believed to have been a native of the place. A surviving ancient coin now stored in the Archaeological Museum of Chalkis bears on one side a representation of Glaucus; the Anthedonians appear to have been a different race from the other people of Boeotia, are described by one writer as Thracians. Dicaearchus informs that they were chiefly mariners and fishermen, who derived their subsistence from trading in fish and sponges.

He adds that the agora was surrounded with a double stoa, planted with trees. An important archaeological guide to Anthedon is Pausanias' Description of Greece, which informs that there was a sacred grove of the Cabeiri in the middle of the town, surrounding a temple of those deities, near it a temple of Demeter and Persephone. Outside the walls was a temple of Dionysus, a spot called “the leap of Glaucus.” The wine of Anthedon was celebrated in antiquity. The tomb of Iphimedeia and her sons, the Aloadae, was shown at Anthedon; the archaeological excavations that have taken place so far resulted in important discoveries, including temples of the Cabiri and Persephone known from Pausanias' work. Near the port has been found an Early Christian basilica of Late Roman years; the port of Anthedon was spacious for those times, had two jetties, the orifice of which could be closed with a chain in order to protect the harbor from enemy raids, as well as strong winds. The city suffered a decline because of the raids of pirates.

This forced residents to retreat inwards and in the northern foothills of Mount Messapius and to establish a farmer settlement that became the nucleus of today's community Loukissia. During the transition from the beach to the foot of the mountain people made use of building material from the earlier buildings, of, built the small church of St. George, now situated outside Loukisia; the temples of this structure provide valuable data for the study of Byzantine architecture and have been restored on behalf of the Ministry of Culture of Greece. Excavations of the ancient port have been held by Greek as well as German and American archaeologists; this article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed.. "Anthedon". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray