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May 17, 2007
On May 12, 2007, MRS. BRACY, beloved wife of the late Joseph Banks Bracy; devoted mother of Melvin Juel Humphrey Jr.; loving grandmother of Cynthia L. West, great- grandmother of Camille Allyse and Olivia Coryn. Also survived by two surrogate great granddaughters, Teisha Hyman and Destiney Rouse and a host of other relatives and friends. The family hour will be held at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 2110 Madison Avenue on Saturday at 11am. Memorial service at 12 noon.
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By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun | June 5, 2012
Public records show that employees of Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold improperly accessed databases to gather information on at least three people on an "enemies" list, the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland said Tuesday. One of the so-called enemies was Lewis Bracy, a recently retired National Security Agency police officer and community activist who has not previously been associated with Leopold's alleged dossiers, according to the ACLU, which obtained the records through a public information request to the state.
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By Gary Gately and Gary Gately,Staff writer | June 20, 1991
Lewis Bracy, a 37-year-old activist who started an organization to promote black businesses, has been named chairman of the Annapolis-based Black Political Forum.Bracy, a National Security Agency employee who lives in Hanover, took over the bipartisan Black Political Forum yesterday. Acting chairman Leslie Stanton stepped down to devote more time to running summer athletic programs for youths.The forum, an umbrella government watchdog group composed of about 40 business and community leaders, chose Bracy as its chairman Tuesday night.
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By Nicole Fuller and Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | February 17, 2012
The day after an emotional Anne Arundel County Council meeting ended without a selection to fill the open District 1 seat, council members said they remained firm in their positions but were hoping to end the stalemate before they reconvene Tuesday. The council met Thursday night to fill the position vacated by former Councilman Daryl D. Jones, who began serving a five-month federal prison term last month. The 41/2-hour meeting was marked by shouting, a racial slur, accusations of bullying and a 3-3 deadlocked vote over two candidates.
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By Arthur Hirsch and Arthur Hirsch,Staff writer | March 3, 1991
Among schoolchildren, Lewis Bracy tries for small victories.Maybe he'll help a kid think a bit more of himself. Maybe the youngster will pass on an offer of drugs.Bracy sat in a circle with eight youngsters age 5 to 13 at the Meade Village Community Center on a recent Wednesday afternoon. They talked a bit about the war in the Middle East, about Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. They took time out to applaud oneof the children, who just got an A on a spelling test. They opened with a prayer and closed with a simple anthem: "Stay in school."
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By Robert Hilson Jr. and Robert Hilson Jr.,SUN STAFF | February 12, 1999
Joseph Banks Bracy, a national champion bridge player and a longtime Social Security Administration employee, died Monday of cancer at Joseph Richey Hospice in West Baltimore. He was 79.Mr. Bracy lived in the Windsor Hills community in West Baltimore and belonged to many Baltimore-area card groups and played in tournaments along the East Coast.In his most recent major competition, the National Bridge Tournament last summer in Philadelphia, Mr. Bracy and his partner, Henry Hall of Baltimore, placed first.
NEWS
May 24, 2007
Norma W. Bracy, a retired city schools librarian, died of congestive heart failure May 12 at Northwest Hospital Center. The Windsor Hills resident was 82. Born Norma Helen Worthy in Baton Rouge, La., she earned a bachelor's degree in health and physical education from Southern University and a master's degree in library science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. After working as a librarian in Milwaukee and Baton Rouge, she moved to Baltimore in 1957 and became an assistant librarian and cataloger at what is now Morgan State University.
NEWS
September 8, 1996
PeopleTina D. Bracy has been named the new administrator for Ginger Cove, a life-care retirement community located in Annapolis. She will oversee the day-to-day services offered to the community's 325 active retirees. Bracy has almost 10 years experience in the retirement housing and elder care industry. Before joining Ginger Cove, she was administrator for the Lorien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Baltimore and for the Health Care Institute in Washington. She is a University of Maryland graduate with a mahypheter's degree in Health Services Administration from Howard University School of Business in Washington.
NEWS
September 27, 2006
On September 25, 2006, MARION INGRAM beloved mother of Tori Ingram Leonard and Rev. Dorothy Bracy Alston, mother-in-law of Monty C. Leonard, sister of Virginia Mosley Thames and Lorraine McDowell, grandmother of Joshua E. Leonard, Michael C. A. Leonard and Derrick K. Bracy. On Thursday friends may call VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES, 8728 Liberty Road from 4 to 8 P.M. On Friday, Mrs. Ingram will lie in state at VCGFS, (Randallstown), 8728 Liberty Road, where the family will receive friends from 10 to 10:30 A.M., with service to follow.
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,SUN STAFF | October 2, 1998
Community activist Lewis Bracy says he wants to spotlight DTC students' achievements and give people news about local public schools that they can use on the new cable television show he's starting.The show, "Your Schools, Your Community and You," will use a panel of local professionals who will interview guests from area businesses, county schools and colleges."The whole purpose is to highlight student achievement and to give people news they can use," said Bracy, the show's producer.Bracy, a Severn resident, said he came up with the idea of producing the show as a way to show young children and teen-agers how to make job and college choices.
NEWS
May 24, 2007
Norma W. Bracy, a retired city schools librarian, died of congestive heart failure May 12 at Northwest Hospital Center. The Windsor Hills resident was 82. Born Norma Helen Worthy in Baton Rouge, La., she earned a bachelor's degree in health and physical education from Southern University and a master's degree in library science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. After working as a librarian in Milwaukee and Baton Rouge, she moved to Baltimore in 1957 and became an assistant librarian and cataloger at what is now Morgan State University.
NEWS
May 17, 2007
On May 12, 2007, MRS. BRACY, beloved wife of the late Joseph Banks Bracy; devoted mother of Melvin Juel Humphrey Jr.; loving grandmother of Cynthia L. West, great- grandmother of Camille Allyse and Olivia Coryn. Also survived by two surrogate great granddaughters, Teisha Hyman and Destiney Rouse and a host of other relatives and friends. The family hour will be held at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 2110 Madison Avenue on Saturday at 11am. Memorial service at 12 noon.
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By Michael Sragow and Michael Sragow,Sun Movie Critic | May 11, 2007
Killer of Sheep is a miracle movie because it's receiving its first theatrical release 30 years after it was made and because, as a movie, it's miraculous. What makes Charles Burnett's vibrant depiction of life in L.A.'s Watts ghetto so universal is that it carries the emotional translucence of childhood into a raw adulthood. Killer of Sheep (Milestone) Starring Henry Gayle Sanders, Kaycee Moore, Charles Bracy, Angela Burnett. Directed by Charles Burnett. Unrated. Time 80 minutes.
NEWS
September 27, 2006
On September 25, 2006, MARION INGRAM beloved mother of Tori Ingram Leonard and Rev. Dorothy Bracy Alston, mother-in-law of Monty C. Leonard, sister of Virginia Mosley Thames and Lorraine McDowell, grandmother of Joshua E. Leonard, Michael C. A. Leonard and Derrick K. Bracy. On Thursday friends may call VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES, 8728 Liberty Road from 4 to 8 P.M. On Friday, Mrs. Ingram will lie in state at VCGFS, (Randallstown), 8728 Liberty Road, where the family will receive friends from 10 to 10:30 A.M., with service to follow.
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By Nancy Gallant and Nancy Gallant,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 14, 2000
LEWIS BRACY read an article about the Arundel Mills mall under construction and thought, "What a great opportunity for jobs in our area!" Bracy, who works at the National Security Agency, has been an area resident since 1976 and has been aware of the serious problems of unemployment in some areas of western Anne Arundel County, near the mall site. He thought early contact with the developers could help land construction and retail jobs for residents. Bracy contacted the Maryland Forum of African American Leaders and the developers of the mall to set up a program matching local workers with construction jobs.
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By Robert Hilson Jr. and Robert Hilson Jr.,SUN STAFF | February 12, 1999
Joseph Banks Bracy, a national champion bridge player and a longtime Social Security Administration employee, died Monday of cancer at Joseph Richey Hospice in West Baltimore. He was 79.Mr. Bracy lived in the Windsor Hills community in West Baltimore and belonged to many Baltimore-area card groups and played in tournaments along the East Coast.In his most recent major competition, the National Bridge Tournament last summer in Philadelphia, Mr. Bracy and his partner, Henry Hall of Baltimore, placed first.
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By Michael Sragow and Michael Sragow,Sun Movie Critic | May 11, 2007
Killer of Sheep is a miracle movie because it's receiving its first theatrical release 30 years after it was made and because, as a movie, it's miraculous. What makes Charles Burnett's vibrant depiction of life in L.A.'s Watts ghetto so universal is that it carries the emotional translucence of childhood into a raw adulthood. Killer of Sheep (Milestone) Starring Henry Gayle Sanders, Kaycee Moore, Charles Bracy, Angela Burnett. Directed by Charles Burnett. Unrated. Time 80 minutes.
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By JoAnna Daemmrich and JoAnna Daemmrich,Staff writer | July 3, 1991
A tenant has been appointed to Anne Arundel's public housing board, after months of complaints by black leaders and housing advocates that the agency was unresponsive to residents.County Executive Robert R. Neall, responding to the calls for better tenant representation,selected a Freetown resident this week to serve on the seven-member governing board.Zadia Dailey, a nursing aide who has lived in Freetown since 1985, is the first resident of the 154-unit family housing community in Pasadena to serve on the board.
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,SUN STAFF | October 2, 1998
Community activist Lewis Bracy says he wants to spotlight DTC students' achievements and give people news about local public schools that they can use on the new cable television show he's starting.The show, "Your Schools, Your Community and You," will use a panel of local professionals who will interview guests from area businesses, county schools and colleges."The whole purpose is to highlight student achievement and to give people news they can use," said Bracy, the show's producer.Bracy, a Severn resident, said he came up with the idea of producing the show as a way to show young children and teen-agers how to make job and college choices.
NEWS
September 8, 1996
PeopleTina D. Bracy has been named the new administrator for Ginger Cove, a life-care retirement community located in Annapolis. She will oversee the day-to-day services offered to the community's 325 active retirees. Bracy has almost 10 years experience in the retirement housing and elder care industry. Before joining Ginger Cove, she was administrator for the Lorien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Baltimore and for the Health Care Institute in Washington. She is a University of Maryland graduate with a mahypheter's degree in Health Services Administration from Howard University School of Business in Washington.
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