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  • Soul Legend Betty Harris To Perform At 'Take Me To The River' Screening

    Soul Legend Betty Harris To Perform At 'Take Me To The River' Screening
    There's an awful lot of history, music and culture in Memphis, Tennessee. Maybe too much. It's along the banks of the Mississippi River. The northern tip of the Delta. Elvis. Sun Records. The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Home of legendary jug bands. Big Star. Charlie Rich. Beale Street. Al Green. Furry Lewis. The contemporary jookin dance style. Stax Records. Civil Rights protests. Riots. Isaac Hayes. You could just keep naming legendary figures and events for quite a while. That's the problem that the documentary "Take Me To The River" faces: How do you cram all of that into a 90-minute film? You don't, unless you want a sprawling uncentered flood of names and faces and sounds.
  • El Hartford Courant Cumple 250 Años

    El Hartford Courant Cumple 250 Años
    Hoy en la Historia 22 de septiembre del 1919: Huelga de acero del 1919 El 22 de septiembre del 1919, una huelga de la Asociación de trabajadores de amalgamados de hierro, acero y hojalata inició un intento de organizar a los trabajadores. Empresas de...

    Hispanic Heritage Month should be commemorated

    We're in the midst of Hispanic Heritage Month, which began on Sept. 15, and Latinos have much to celebrate. We are a grand mixture of world heritage. We trace our lineages to Africa, Asia, and Europe, as well as to pre-Columbian indigenous America....

    G.I. Joe photo exhibit brings to life real plight of struggling veterans

    SAN JOSE, Calif These are no ordinary Joes. At first glance, the G.I. Joe action figures who are the subjects of a stark photo exhibit on display at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library look disturbingly real. And that's precisely the point. Mark...

    War will not end violence [Letter]

    War will not end violence [Letter]
    I am saddened that President Barack Obama, who rode to election promising to end wars, has once again essentially called on us to go to war ("ISIS is not invincible," Sept. 9). I am also saddened that there is so little protest. This is so different...