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  • Protest against police killings shuts down boulevard near Lauderdale

    Protest against police killings shuts down boulevard near Lauderdale
    Demonstrators shut down Oakland Park Boulevard just west of Interstate 95 on Saturday afternoon in a protest against the recent killings of black suspects by the police in New York City, Ferguson, Mo., and other cities. Protesters sat down in the middle...
  • Latest Girls Basketball Results (Jan 17)

    Latest Girls Basketball Results (Jan 17)
    Miramar, Nova and American Heritage pick up wins at Martin Luther King Jr. holiday tournaments Saturday in girls basketball action. MLK Classic BOCA RATON 65, FERGUSON 63 F: Osceola 6-5-18, Perez 5-7-17, Justiniauo 1-0-3, Batingo 2-0-6, Rodriguez 1-...
  • ECHL All-Star Classic activities

    Key events going on in Orlando this week, leading to the ECHL All-Star Classic at 7 Wednesday night at Amway Center: Youth hockey What: The Martin Luther King Jr. youth tournament has brought more than 50 U.S. and Canadian teams for games. When:...
  • Read On: Oscar acting nods show lack of diversity

    Read On: Oscar acting nods show lack of diversity
    I’m feeling a lot of the outrage here in Hollywood/Burbank/Glendale since Thursday’s announcement of Academy Award nominations — namely, that all 20 lead and supporting nominees in the acting categories are white for only the second time...
  • Solar Bears to take center stage at ECHL All-Star Classic events

    Lake Eola won't freeze over because Orlando will host a hockey all-star game this week. Sales of hand warmers, thermal underwear and hot chocolate won't spike. Buddy Dyer might be willing to participate in a video-game dance-off at the Orlando Science...
  • With 'Selma' and Ferguson, MLK Day events more meaningful

    With 'Selma' and Ferguson, MLK Day events more meaningful
    Roberta Meek's memory of the day she met the man is fading. It was 1965 or 1967. She was 9 years old or 11 years old. She and her father walked through a hotel lobby in Philadelphia, his big hand cradling her little one. She recognized a man striding...
  • Oscars: What diversity problem?

    Oscars: What diversity problem?
    UPDATED: The Academy Awards nominations are ridiculed year after year, but the voting is not a quota system. So the controversy over the lack of diversity in acting nominees this year is fascinating. One critic on Friday morning carped that the nominees...
  • Dooling recalls MLK Classic from Dillard days

    Dooling recalls MLK Classic from Dillard days
    Before playing 13 seasons on seven teams in the NBA and even before his two stellar college seasons at Missouri, Keyon Dooling played his final two years of boys basketball at Dillard High. Dooling, 34, also played a big part in the early years of the...
  • Around Town: Get ready to munch at popcorn celebration this weekend

    Around Town: Get ready to munch at popcorn celebration this weekend
    Popcorn is the word this weekend at the Orange County Market Place, the swap meet at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa. The venue will celebrate National Popcorn Day by offering free popcorn from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Captain...
  • King looked beyond race in seeking economic equality

    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s economic message was fiery and radical. To our society's great shame, it has also proved timeless. As we celebrate King's great achievement and sacrifice, it is wrong to round off the sharp edges of his legacy. He saw...
  • Simsbury To Hold Fifth Annual MLK Day Celebration

    SIMSBURY — Martha Brackeen-Harris remembers the segregated drinking fountains, sitting on the back of the bus and lodging in dorm rooms at black colleges instead of hotels. But more vividly, Brackeen-Harris remembers meeting Martin Luther King Jr....