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  • Remember Martin Luther King Jr.'s Courage

    Our lives are better because of the way Martin Luther King Jr. lived his. On this weekend each year, we pay particular attention to the principles of freedom and justice that he championed in the face of ferocious opposition. As the passage of time...
  • Robert H. Mayer: 'Selma' should be start of understanding civil rights movement

    Robert H. Mayer: 'Selma' should be start of understanding civil rights movement
    The new film "Selma" depicts events surrounding a set of 1965 marches for voting rights. As a student of the modern civil rights movement, my first impulse is to describe what the movie lacks. After listening to the "Fresh Air" interview with Ava...
  • Broward high school results and schedules

    Daejour Addeley scored 26 points as the Calvary Christian Academy boys basketball team defeated District 14-4A rival North Broward Prep 75-67 Thursday night at North Broward Prep in Coconut Creek. Trailing 30-22 at halftime, Calvary Christian (12-8, 2-...
  • On MLK birthday, Chicago 8th-graders rally for justice

    On MLK birthday, Chicago 8th-graders rally for justice
    Dozens of middle school students led a march Thursday night from a Near North Side school to the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center to protest police brutality and what they decried as a school-to-prison pipeline. The students from...
  • Deerfield poised to allow townhouses on former black cemetery

    Deerfield poised to allow townhouses on former black cemetery
    — Where are the bodies? Deerfield Beach city officials said they have no idea, and might never be able to find out. So it's unlikely the mystery of Deerfield Beach's former black cemetery will bury developer's plans to build 69 townhouses....
  • Paul Greenberg: How to divide people

    LITTLE ROCK -- Hide the women and children, as the old-timers used to say in these parts, for the Arkansas legislature is back in session. And it's always a clear and present danger once it gins up. Consider the latest brainstorm of one Nate Bell, a state...
  • The Envy Award winners, because little things can mean a lot

     The Envy Award winners, because little things can mean a lot
    In award season, prizes and nominations flow like Champagne — usually directed merely at talented actors, directors, writers, producers and a slew of below-the-line experts. But we maintain there are worthy winners of awards who will never get the...
  • Taking the Kids -- and teaching them about civil rights at our national monuments

    Taking the Kids -- and teaching them about civil rights at our national monuments
    Let's hear it for teachable moments. I especially love the ones outside of school, and even better school age, if they occur spontaneously. Well, sometimes they may need a little help. Next month, of course, is Black History Month and in school kids are...
  • US applications for unemployment aid rise to 278,000; averages still indicate robust hiring

    More people sought unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applicants remained near historic lows in a positive sign for job growth. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications rose 11,000 to a seasonally adjusted 278,000....
  • Program helps empower youths

    Program helps empower youths
    When Vivian Jackson moved to Dania Beach, she began hunting for recreational activities for her three children. The single mom found programs in Cooper City and Hollywood, but nothing in her neighborhood. Wanting to change that, Jackson created the CARE...
  • Getting anti-Semitism wrong at the United Nations

    Getting anti-Semitism wrong at the United Nations
    You have to hand it to the United Nations, I guess. It's hard to think of another body that would organize a special meeting on the subject of rising anti-Semitism with anti-Semites not just in attendance, but making speeches as well. The Jan. 22...