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  • Keeping Malcolm X alive

    In the pantheon of heroes painted on the walls of South Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago and New York, Malcolm X is a stern, somewhat ghostly presence. He's there, but not as frequently as the sunnier examples of civil rights leadership: Martin Luther King...
  • Bob Ray Sanders: Don't remove Jefferson Davis statue � rather, learn from it

    Depending on one's perspective, Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America, is either a hero or a traitor worthy of honor or deserving damnation. Admittedly, I've never had any admiration for Davis or most of the other Confederate...
  • Celebration marks progress along MLK

    Celebration marks progress along MLK
    With the recent lease approval for Bojo's Seafood, Pompano Beach's Community Redevelopment Agency-owned 731 Shoppes on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will soon have full occupancy. Bojo's Seafood joins a soul food restaurant, tax filing service,...
  • Blasts, manhunt, trial, healing: Boston's longest marathon

    The champions were already across the finish line — the elite marathoners, the ones whose names would go in the books. And Associated Press photographer Charlie Krupa had set himself up amid the celebrative crowd and snapped their triumphant...
  • Timeline of events in 2013 Boston Marathon bombing

    A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. A federal jury on Friday sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death. ___ March 2011: Russian FSB intelligence security service...
  • Duke professor defends comments comparing blacks, Asians

    A Duke University professor criticized for an online post comparing blacks and Asians said Monday that it's not racist to discuss what he sees as differences in how the groups have performed in the U.S. over the past few decades. Political science...
  • Longtime Rich Central history teacher Thomas DePasquale dies at 80

     Longtime Rich Central history teacher Thomas DePasquale dies at 80
    For well over two decades, Tom DePasquale taught history at Rich Central High School in Olympia Fields, where former students say he often took on the role of surrogate father. "If ever I was lamenting about this or that, or experiencing any of the usual...
  • Trinity Graduates Urged To Live A Life Of Nonviolence

    Trinity Graduates Urged To Live A Life Of Nonviolence
    HARTFORD — Shaded from the heat by tall elms, Trinity College graduates and their families gathered Sunday to hear one of America's renowned advocates for nonviolence, the Rev. James Morris Lawson Jr., urge them to live a life of "love, trust,...
  • Florida Capitol tour offers taste of government out of the sunshine

    With five different buildings and a variety of historic replicas, there's plenty to see during a tour of the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee. Unless you're with a large group, the tours are self-guided which means you can explore the grounds at your...
  • Muralist responds to Freddie Gray case with new work at site of the arrest

    Muralist responds to Freddie Gray case with new work at site of the arrest
    The long, blank white wall on the side of a row house at the intersection where Freddie Gray was arrested is gradually being filled with a mural by street artist Justin Nethercut, who started on the project Sunday night to commemorate the young man...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Steve Schapiro

     
    "One of the most amazing discoveries I found, was a single frame image, tucked away inconspicuously on an old contact sheet. It is a panoramic image of Dr. King, with his aides, Andrew Young, Dr. Ralph Abernathy and John Lewis at the head of the Selma...