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  David Walker - UTMB Department of Pathology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Molina CP, WALKER DH: The Pathology of Community-acquired Pneumonia.
WALKER DH: Pathology and pathogenesis of the vasculotropic rickettsioses.
WALKER DH, Murphy FA: Pathology and pathogenesis of arenavirus infections.
www.utmb.edu /pathology/profiles/?user=dwalker   (7353 words)

 David M. Walker Biography
Walker is the nation's chief accountability officer and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), a legislative branch agency founded in 1921.
Walker is on the Board of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions and various educational and not-for-profit entities.
Walker is frequently quoted on a range of government and management issues and has been the subject of several cover stories in various national, professional and governmental journals.
www.gao.gov /cghome/dwbiog.html   (595 words)

 Amazon.ca: David Walker's Appeal: Books: David Walker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
David Walker was born Sept. 28, 1785 in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Walker's mother was able to pass on to him her free status, and she raised her child with a profound outrage towards slavery.
David Walker was born in the late 1700s, in the newly-formed nation of the United States, shortly after ratification of the Constitution, into a society which on the one hand was celebrating a victory for freedom from oppression, but which also was still oppressive of a significant number of its own people.
www.amazon.ca /David-Walkers-Appeal-Walker/dp/0809000733   (1494 words)

 The Appeal of David Walker
Walker commenced his disseminations at a time when hopes for fl empowerment and positive change in race relations were actually rising among many fls in the North in the late 1820s.
David Walker was in the forefront of an impassioned movement for racial union.
Walker's work was far from a simple harangue against slavery and whites intended to fire fls to overwhelming acts of destruction against that institution and the racism justifying it.
www.gwu.edu /~e73afram/bf-yh-as.html   (1759 words)

 David Walker (c. 1785 - 1830)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Despite the mystery surrounding Walker's early life - records of his birth have never been found - it is certain that his social class, Southern roots, and involvement in the African Methodist Episcopal church influenced his social activism in Boston during the 1820s.
Thus, David Walker was born free sometime between 1785 and 1797 in Wilmington, NC.
Although it is uncertain which church he worshipped in, the fact that Walker was a member of the rather elite class of free Black artisans and small merchants indicates that he most likely attended the local AME congregation.
www.nps.gov /boaf/davidwalker.htm   (338 words)

 Vignette: David Walker
The fiery-militant David Walker was born on September 28, 1785, in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Walker’s intense hatred for slavery culminated in him publishing his Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World in September 1829.
Walker was mysteriously found dead in the doorway of his Boston home in 1830, some people believed he was poisoned and other believed that he died of tuberculosis.
faculty.washington.edu /qtaylor/aa_Vignettes/walker_david.htm   (311 words)

 David Walker: countertenor
Walker as “a poised and cultivated artist.” In opera, oratorio, and orchestral performances on the world’s most celebrated stages, David Walker continues to display the artistry that has earned him enthusiastic and international acclaim.
Walker in the 2002-2003 season include performances of new roles: the title part in Philip Glass’ Akhnaten with Opéra du Rhin in Strasbourg, the title part in Handel’s Flavio with New York City Opera, and the Refugee in Jonathan Dove’s Flight with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.
In the spring of 1998, David Walker performed the role of Alessandro in Handel's Tolomeo with the Göttingen Handel Festival under the baton of Nicholas McGegan.
www.ffaire.com /aria/walker.html   (725 words)

 David Walker - Moviefone
David Walker's objective was nothing short of revolutionary.
David Walker's Appeal, arguably the most radical of all anti-slavery documents,...
David Walker, a free fl originally from the South wrote,...
movies.aol.com /celebrity/david-walker/115785/main   (88 words)

 David Walker
African American abolitionist David Walker (1785-1830) wrote Walker's Appeal, urging slaves to resort to violence when necessary to win their freedom.
David Walker was born free, of a free mother and slave father, in Wilmington, N.C., on Sept. 28, 1785.
The slaveholding South was frightened by men like Walker, and their harsh reactions to the threat they saw in Walker's Appeal seemed justified when fl slave Nat Turner led his bloody rebellion in 1831.
www.africawithin.com /bios/david_walker.htm   (555 words)

 David Walker
The son of a slave father and a free fl mother, David Walker was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, perhaps in 1796 or 1797.
Walker even employed his used clothing business which, being located close to the waterfront, served sailors who bought clothing for upcoming voyages.
Walker also sought the aid of of various contacts in the South who were also sympathetic to the cause.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/aia/part4/4p2930.html   (530 words)

 SPACE.com -- Former Astronaut David Walker Dead at 56
Walker previously served as a pilot aboard shuttle mission STS-51A in November 1994, during which astronauts Joseph Allen and Dale Gardner performed the first "space salvage" operation, collecting two malfunctioning satellites and stowing them in the payload bay of the orbiter Discovery for return to Earth.
Walker was one of the 35 astronauts selected by NASA in January 1978 and qualified as a shuttle pilot in August 1979.
Walker's last technical assignments were as chief of the station/exploration support office in the flight crew operations directorate and chairman of the Johnson Space Center safety review board.
www.space.com /news/walker_obituary_010423.html   (810 words)

 David Walker (1785-1830)
Some of the material added to this selection suggests that Walker viewed at least some whites as potential allies and was concerned not to alienate all white people, but to win them over to his view.
Or, vice versa, to use Walker's style to deal with a current political issue like the level of unemployment and homelessness among fls.
The Walker text is placed with a number of others concerned with the issue of slavery in order to facilitate such comparisons.
college.hmco.com /english/heath/syllabuild/iguide/walkerd.html   (636 words)

 David Walker, countertenor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
David Walker's highly acclaimed performance of Nero in The Coronation of Poppea at English National Opera led the London Times to exclaim that David Walker "has now joined the rank of top flight countertenors." Following his New York City Opera debut as Arsace in Partenope, The New York Times praised Mr.
Walker, known for his expressively interpretive artistry and deeply connective dramatic sense, is highly sought after in operatic work ranging from the Baroque to the Contemporary.
In opera, oratorio, and orchestral performances on the world's most celebrated stages, David Walker continues to display the artistry, which has earned him enthusiastic and international acclaim.
home.earthlink.net /~david.walker   (159 words)

 Planet Patchwork People: David Walker
David's quilts are non-traditional and largely abstract, including surface embellishments accomplished through the use of sophisticated machine applique techniques.
David is also active giving workshops and lectures both on technique and on the personal and spiritual aspects of the art.
On the more philosophical side David offers a 3-5 day workshop to assist quilters in "the finding of personal images" to use in their design and the development of confidence to depart from the tried and true and move toward more self-expressive modes.
planetpatchwork.com /walker.htm   (1155 words)

 David Walker (c. 1785 - 1830)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Specifically, Walker criticized Thomas Jefferson for extolling the virtues of American democracy and independence while denying the humanity of Black people in his essay, "The Rights of Man".
To distribute the Appeal, David Walker used his skills as a clothier to sew the pamphlet into the clothes of sailors who frequented the wharves around his shop on Boston Harbor.
Although David Walker's death in 1830 is shrouded in rumor and myth - a popular misconception is that he died under suspicious circumstances - all evidence supports a natural death of consumption.
www.nps.gov /archive/boaf/davidwalker4.htm   (381 words)

 David Walker Books - Traitors
David Walker is a creative education consultant with Partnership for Learning based in Hattiesburg Mississippi where he worked as a public school teacher for twenty-eight years.
David has served as chief simulation designer for numerous educational programs and has co-authored a new science curriculum for the JBHM education group.
This research first triggered his interest in the “New York Bomber” and the Japanese testing of biological warfare in Manchuria, which together formed the basis for the fictional weapon on which TRAITORS is centered.
davidwalkerbooks.info   (989 words)

 David Walker - Quilts: About David Walker
David Walker's experience as a self-taught artist encourages others to look within themselves to find their personal vision that both teaches and heals.
Walker's work is included in the collections of the Kroger Company, Cincinnati Bell, Fidelity Investment Corporation, all in Cincinnati, OH, and is also included in the permanent collection of the Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH, as well as in many other corporate and private collections.
In 1996 Walker was a juror for Quilt San Diego, Visions: The Art Quilt, an international exhibit which focuses on quilts as art, and in 2001, Walker judged the American Quilter's Society Show in Paducah, KY.
davidwalker.us /Pages/QAboutDavidWalker.html   (566 words)

 William David Walker
Bill Walker, the eleventh child of Samuel Nathaniel and Hattie Mae Walker, was born March 14, 1918 in Louisa County, Iowa, and died March 3, 1977 in Marion, Iowa.
Walker Trails: Samuel Nathaniel Walker and Hattie Mae Moyers
Walker Trails: The Cousin Flocks - Further Kin of the Sixteen Children of Samuel Nathaniel Walker
www.brumm.com /genealogy/walkers_moyers/alpha_walkers/walkerbill.html   (207 words)

 David Walker's Appeal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Before his death in 1830, Walker worked to circulate his Appeal to fls in both the North and the South.
Copies found in the possession of slaves led to stronger laws against teaching slaves to read and distributing inflammatory writing in a number of southern states.
Walker's Appeal in Four Articles; Together with a Preamble, To the Coloured Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America
www.iath.virginia.edu /utc/abolitn/walkerhp.html   (186 words)

 David Walker ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Mr Walker holds a number of high profile corporate positions, including joint MD of Hudson Conway Limited, Chairman of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation, and Trustee, National Gallery of Victoria.
The exhibition places Walkers work in the context of the history of photography in the environmental movement, demonstrating its relationship to the work of such artist/activists as Ansel Adams, Phillip Hyde, Eliot Porter, the Mono Lake Committee...
Curated by Martin Friedman, former director of the Walker Art Center, the exhibition features 17 objects ranging in height from five to 24 feet installed throughout the McNay's 23 acres of landscaped...
www.wwar.com /masters/w/walker-david.html   (1229 words)

 David Walker's Appeal - Wal-Mart
"David Walker's Appeal" is a landmark work of American history and letters, the most radical piece of writing by an African American in the nineteenth century.
Startling in its intensity, unrelenting in its attacks on slavery and white racism, it alarmed Southern slaveholders, inspired Northern abolitionists, and hastened the sectional conflicts that led to the Civil War.
In this new edition of the "Appeal," the distinguished historian Sean Wilentz draws on a generation of innovative research to throw fresh light on Walker's life and ideas--and their enduring importance.
www.walmart.com /catalog/product.gsp?product_id=310705   (558 words)

 David Walker's Appeal
David Walker's Appeal, arguably the most radical of all anti-slavery documents, caused a great stir when it was published in September of 1829 with its call for slaves to revolt against their masters.
David Walker, a free fl originally from the South wrote, ".
America, Walker believed, belonged to all who helped build it.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/aia/part4/4h2931.html   (258 words)

 David Walker | csmonitor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Those are the views of David Walker, Comptroller General of the United States.
In that role, Walker serves as auditor of the government's financial statements.
Walker, whose son has served with the US military in Iraq, said, "We are having extreme difficulty in getting the Defense Department to be able to provide a full and proper accounting of what they are spending," in Iraq.
www.csmonitor.com /2005/0715/p02s02-usmb.html   (686 words)

 David Walker (abolitionist) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For other persons named David Walker, see David Walker (disambiguation).
Peter P. Hinks, To Awaken My Afflicted Brethren: David Walker and the Problem of Antebellum Slave Resistance, Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997.
Henry Mayer, All on Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/David_Walker_(abolitionist)   (939 words)

 Amazon.com: David Walker's Appeal: Books: David Walker,Sean Wilentz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
by David Walker, Sean Wilentz (Introduction) "IT will be recollected, that I, in the first edition of my "Appeal," promised to demostrate in the course of which, viz, in the course..." (more)
This was the tone with which Walker's 'Appeal' was infused.
And yet, one of the key elements throughout Walker's 'Appeal', for all its radical viewpoints, which no other Abolitionists seemed to have picked up after Walker's death in 1830, is hope.
www.amazon.com /David-Walkers-Appeal-Walker/dp/0809015811   (2029 words)

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 David Walker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Walker was born free in Wilmington, NC, but saw the horrors of slavery while growing up.
Walker's most influential work was his "Appeal." According to Stanley J. Folmsbee (1996), Walker was found dead “in Boston three months after the publication of the third edition of the pamphlet.
The cause of his death remains a mystery, though it was widely believed that he was poisoned, possibly as a result of large rewards offered by Southern slaveholders....”
www.ibiblio.org /afam_authors/walker/walker.html   (92 words)

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