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  • Oscars 2015: Heidi Klum turns heads at Elton John's Oscars Viewing Party

    Oscars 2015: Heidi Klum turns heads at Elton John's Oscars Viewing Party
    “Where do you get the Champagne? Oh! It's over there!” actress Jane Seymour said as she passed through a circle of fans and photographers snapping photos. It's a rare thing to find an entertaining event with a laid-back and relaxed vibe, all...
  • We have got to do better, for Dr. King

    We have got to do better, for Dr. King
    Black History Month seems an appropriate time to reflect on all the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. did to influence great change in this country, ultimately giving his life fighting for people to have a better future on this earth, which God created for all....
  • Cemetery may see development, but where are the bodies?

    Cemetery may see development, but where are the bodies?
    What used to be a black cemetery could now become a townhouse development. The question of whether to allow the housing project will be debated by the Deerfield Beach City Commission at a special meeting Tuesday night. The decision whether to...
  • Oscars party lesson: Don't attempt selfies with Beyonce

    Oscars party lesson: Don't attempt selfies with Beyonce
    So anyway the Governors Ball is first on the party circuit because it’s right upstairs from the Dolby Theatre, where the Oscars take place. I was late-ish getting there because I was waiting for the winners to finish making their rounds in the...
  • Oscars 2015: 'Glory,' Gaga and everything musical in between

    Oscars 2015: 'Glory,' Gaga and everything musical in between
    On Sunday night, "Glory" came — and it conquered. Minutes after their powerful performance earned an extended standing ovation inside the Dolby Theatre, John Legend and Common won the Oscar for original song with "Glory," their stirring anthem...
  • Plymouth Place chaplain loves to be creative, caring

    Seeking balance in life has always been important to the Rev. Carol Taylor, first on spreadsheets as an accountant and now as a minister. As chaplain of Plymouth Place Senior Living center in LaGrange Park since November, Taylor brings spiritual...
  • Cheating prosecutors should give 'tough on crime' advocates pause

    To the editor: Your editorial on cheating prosecutors should be required reading for all the supporters of the death penalty and all those in the "lock 'em up and throw away the keys" crowd. ("The case against cheating prosecutors," editorial, Feb. 15)...
  • Police abuse, black-on-black violence focus of rally in South L.A.

    Police abuse, black-on-black violence focus of rally in South L.A.
    On a cloudy Saturday morning in South Los Angeles, hundreds of marchers took to the streets to call for an end to police abuse and black-on-black violence. When Tritobia Ford and her family arrived, the crowd parted and someone yelled, "Let's show...
  • Hollywood's diversity problem beyond 'Selma': Asian, Latino stories are missing

    Hollywood's diversity problem beyond 'Selma': Asian, Latino stories are missing
    It's Oscar time, when conversations about racial diversity in Hollywood usually focus on one color: black. The critically acclaimed historical drama “Selma,” produced by Oprah Winfrey, garnered only two nominations: best picture and best...
  • Eustis asks residents for suggestions on honoring MLK

    Eustis asks residents for suggestions on honoring MLK
    EUSTIS — The city is asking residents for suggestions on how to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. such as naming a street or building after the civil-rights icon. People can make suggestions through March 2 on the city's website. Acting City...
  • Donald P. Russo: 'Selma' Oscar snub, success of 'Sniper' upset liberals

    Donald P. Russo: 'Selma' Oscar snub, success of 'Sniper' upset liberals
    Brittney Cooper's recent article in the fashionable leftist online magazine, Salon, excoriated New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd for her column criticizing the movie "Selma." According to Cooper, Dowd's primary offense was her alleged cultural...