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  • Health Calendar: Antioch firefighters to host breakfast fundraiser June 28

    EVENTS FUNDRAISER/BLOOD DRIVE: The Antioch Firefighters Association will host the 20th annual Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon June 28 at Fire Station No. 1, 835 Holbek Drive. This is the main fundraiser for the Firefighters Association, with...
  • Amazing grace in Charleston

    "Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that." Martin Luther King Jr. It is such a rare act that most do not know how to respond, except in stunned silence. Relatives of the nine people...
  • City, county leaders demand change to address Confederate symbols in Maryland

    City, county leaders demand change to address Confederate symbols in Maryland
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called for Maryland to stop issuing specialty license plates with the Confederate flag, and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has moved to rename the popular Robert E. Lee Park. The calls for change...
  • Reginald F. Lewis Museum exhibit demonstrates the influence of the Dance Theatre of Harlem

    Reginald F. Lewis Museum exhibit demonstrates the influence of the Dance Theatre of Harlem
    Three pairs of ballet slippers and stockings, each dyed different shades of brown, sit in a glass case in a corner of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum’s special exhibitions gallery. The slippers belong to the world-renowned Dance Theatre of Harlem,...
  • Striking the rebel flag removes the symbol, but not the problem

    Striking the rebel flag removes the symbol, but not the problem
    About the only welcome news to come out of the tragedy¬†at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church last week is the movement to force South Carolina to remove the Confederate flag from its place of honor on the grounds of the state...
  • A stop in Charleston to talk with kids about hate, race, love and unity this summer

    A stop in Charleston to talk with kids about hate, race, love and unity this summer
    Every summer, my family treks from Orlando to the coast of North Carolina. There, my children reunite with their grandparents and cousins for a week of splashing in the surf and searching for buried treasure. The trip is a annual highlight and beloved...
  • Fullerton neighborhoods find KKK fliers with candy on their lawns

    Fullerton neighborhoods find KKK fliers with candy on their lawns
    The Ku Klux Klan is back to delivering a bitter message with a sweet confection. In January, on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the KKK left fliers promoting the white supremacist organization around a Santa Ana neighborhood. Each flier was tucked in...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...