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  • Remembering Selma: Participants recall historic march 50 years later

    Remembering Selma: Participants recall historic march 50 years later
    They didn't know each other 50 years ago when they took separate road trips to Selma, Ala. For that matter, they still don't know each other even though they remain united by history — by each of their decisions to answer Martin Luther King Jr.'...
  • Black OU student understands the power in forgiveness

    Black OU student understands the power in forgiveness
    Turn on the news and you expect to see people of different races and politics denouncing each other. That's why what happened last week on “The Kelly File,” Megyn Kelly's Fox News program, was so remarkable. Following the expulsion of Parker...
  • Defending unions against the haters

    Defending unions against the haters
    Joining a union is the best investment a worker can make. Unions need defending, maybe more than ever, because of the attacks they face. The passage of a right-to-work law in Wisconsin and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposal for union-free zones...
  • Gentrification won't restore Parramore's glory: New Voices

    Gentrification won't restore Parramore's glory: New Voices
    On a Saturday afternoon in October 2004, my father invited me to a service project in Parramore, the historical heart of Orlando's African-American community. A freshman at Winter Park High School, I was unfamiliar with the concept of community service,...
  • Coming Together: First-hand witnesses share pivotal experiences about race

    Coming Together: First-hand witnesses share pivotal experiences about race
    If anyone needed a reminder of the relevance of a sober examination of race relations in the United States, the national news of late has answered the call. From a police department in Ferguson, Mo. to a fraternity house at the University of Oklahoma,...
  • Health Calendar for March 17

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENTS LIFE LINE SCREENING: Residents living in and around the Waukegan community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Wesley Free Methodist...
  • Fair connects job seekers with employers

    Fair connects job seekers with employers
    In hopes of connecting Pompano residents looking for work with potential employers, the city's Community Redevelopment Agency is hosting a job fair. The CRA is partnering with the Chamber of Commerce for the fair. "Our goal is to provide all the...
  • Sparking interest in history is a tricky business

    Sparking interest in history is a tricky business
    I want to be the kind of mother who teaches her kids things about the world: what types of plants we see in the neighborhood, the history of a particular artist or author, the location of the constellations and the Greek myths that inspired their names....
  • Tuesday & Saturday: MLK, Jr., Declaration of Independence programs at Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum

    Tuesday & Saturday: MLK, Jr., Declaration of Independence programs at Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum
    The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum in Allentown will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by hosting the Allentown School District's Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest, 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 17. During the contest, judged by the NAACP of...
  • Crist won't run for U.S. Senate next year

    Crist won't run for U.S. Senate next year
    Count out Charlie Crist — at least in 2016. In a Facebook post late Monday afternoon, the Republican-turned-independent-turned Democrat said he wouldn't be a candidate next year. His statement ends speculation that he'd seek the Democratic...
  • Paramount takes David Oyelowo, Kate Mara film 'Captive'

    Paramount takes David Oyelowo, Kate Mara film 'Captive'
    Paramount Pictures is back in the David Oyelowo business. The studio announced Monday that it has acquired worldwide distribution rights to "Captive," a true-crime thriller starring Oyelowo and Kate Mara. The film will hit theaters Sept. 18. Oyelowo,...