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  • 'Someday Is Now' reflects influence of the '60s and Warhol on artist Sister Corita

    Pope Francis, meet Sister Corita. The timing is coincidental, but the opening of the large survey exhibition "Someday Is Now: The Art of Corita Kent" resonates with the publication last week of "Laudato Si,'" the pope's encyclical on the worldly...
  • Kim Kardashian to speak to prestigious Commonwealth Club

    Kim Kardashian is joining a prestigious list that includes Teddy Roosevelt, Martin Luther King Jr., Dwight D. Eisenhower, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates. The 34-year-old reality star is set to speak to San Francisco's venerable Commonwealth Club next week...
  • Confederate Flag Foes Gain Steam Across South

    Confederate Flag Foes Gain Steam Across South
    "The arc of the moral universe is long," the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said, "but it bends toward justice." After an arc of a century and a half, a symbol of injustice is on the wane. That would be the Confederate battle flag, which gray-coated...
  • Young baseball players get history lesson at Birmingham, Ala., church

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. They'd been learning about this place and the terrible history it holds for months. So when the Anderson Monarchs entered 16th Street Baptist Church at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, nearly the exact time a deadly bomb exploded there on Sept. 15,...
  • Confederate, Jim Crow tributes go well beyond battle flag

    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley called for removing the Confederate battle flag that flies in front of her state's Capitol. But she hasn't said the Confederate veterans' monument alongside the flag should go. Nor has she called for moving a nearby statue...
  • Letter: Whose ‘South’ is author referring to?

    Editor: Opinion isn’t fact — even when it’s presented as such. When it’s also as grossly inaccurate and darkly shaded as was Frank Batavick’s opinion piece of June 19, injecting both accuracy and sunlight is necessary. To...
  • Jason Tingley aims to hit a few food home runs at Dodger Stadium

    Jason Tingley aims to hit a few food home runs at Dodger Stadium
    The next time you're devouring a Dodger Dog at Dodger Stadium, you can thank Jason Tingley. He's the executive chef of the stadium, and you can usually spot him walking around the different levels, wearing a chef's hat and coat. With his background in...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Park may be popular location for a new library

    Martin Luther King Jr. Park may be popular location for a new library
    City Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel notes that she drives by Martin Luther King Jr. Park every day, so she sees its field constantly. What she doesn’t see, Sprinkel added, is something else that every park needs: people. “People are not using...
  • No excuse for Rachel Dolezal's lies

    No excuse for Rachel Dolezal's lies
    "I'm white inside but that don't help my case 'Cause I can't hide what is in my face How would it end, ain't got a friend My only sin is in my skin What did I do to be so black and blue" Long before "black is beautiful" came that 1929 musical...
  • South Carolina lawmakers to consider taking down Confederate flag

    South Carolina lawmakers to consider taking down Confederate flag
    South Carolina lawmakers took their first steps Tuesday to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds amid a growing controversy over whether such symbols are racist or just a celebration of heritage. As hundreds of protesters...
  • Little leaguer Mo'ne Davis meets Braves' slugger Hank Aaron

    Hank Aaron can appreciate someone with the ability and fortitude to overcome challenges. The Braves' slugger met Little League sensation Mo'ne Davis Tuesday and her youth league teammates, who got a tour of Turner Field. Davis and the Anderson Monarchs,...