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  • Ferguson comes to South Carolina

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Thursday, April 9: Some 855 miles and 238 days separate the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Walter L. Scott in North Charleston, S.C. But the striking similarities of...
  • 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 Wednesday convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who defenders say was influenced by his older brother, Tamerlan. ___...
  • Reaction to UVA article retraction: People still read Rolling Stone?

    To the editor: Back in Memphis in 1968, following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and my brother's arrest for having hair below his ears, I wrote to Rolling Stone. I explained how the publication felt like a lifeline to those of us out in...
  • The God Squad: Friendships can break down walls in this era of terrorism

    Q: When I was young, I remember saying prayers after Mass each Sunday for the "conversion of Russia." I don't think every parish did this, but there must have been enough of us, since as the godless Soviet Union is now dissolved and religion is once again...
  • Avon Student Uses Video To Promote Community Service

    Avon Student Uses Video To Promote Community Service
    AVON — Volunteering is important for Madeline Goldberg, but she says encouraging others to do the same is just as much of a priority for her. Goldberg, of Avon, is a junior at Miss Porter's School in Farmington. As a leader of the school's...
  • 8 more fraternity scandals that made national headlines

    8 more fraternity scandals that made national headlines
    The offenses are numerous and well documented: A Yale fraternity chants, "No means yes, yes means anal," on campus. Partygoers at an Arizona fraternity dress as racial stereotypes to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A Michigan fraternity and sorority...
  • '1971' recalls burglary that birthed America's 'big brother'

    "1971" is an appropriately matter-of-fact title for a decidedly low-key documentary. But don't mistake a lack of flash for an absence of substance. The story told here couldn't be more significant or more timely. As directed by Johanna Hamilton (who co-...
  • The Rev. Willie Barrow dies at 90; longtime civil rights activist

    The Rev. Willie Barrow dies at 90; longtime civil rights activist
    The Rev. Willie Barrow, a front-line civil rights fighter for decades and a mentor to younger generations of activists, has died in Chicago. She was 90. Barrow was a field organizer for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., marched on Washington and Selma in...
  • Review: 'A City Called Heaven' by Robert Marovich

    Review: 'A City Called Heaven' by Robert Marovich
    Chicago gospel had an unexpected moment this Grammy season when, late into the awards telecast, Beyonce and an all-male choir reprised "Take My Hand, Precious Lord," a song Mahalia Jackson recorded in 1956, the lyrics of which were written by Thomas...
  • Friendships can defeat terrorism

    Q: When I was young, I remember saying prayers after mass each Sunday for the "conversion of Russia." I don't think every parish did this, but there must have been enough of us, as the Godless Soviet Union is now dissolved and religion is once again...
  • Rev. Willie T. Barrow, activist and civil rights icon, dies at 90

    Rev. Willie T. Barrow, activist and civil rights icon, dies at 90
    The Rev. Willie T. Barrow, the longtime civil rights leader known as "The Little Warrior" who marched with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at Selma and helped found the organization that became the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, died early Thursday following a...