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  • NYPD Shout to Mocker: "Don't Get Hit By a Bus, A--hole!"

    NYPD Shout to Mocker: "Don't Get Hit By a Bus, A--hole!"
    Two days after PIX 11's Greg Mocker exposed government workers using placards to block fire hydrants, the New York Police Department appears to be attempting to fix the problem – and some members of the department are very unhappy. "Don't get hit by a...
  • Mocker Checks On Parking Problem With Council Member

    Mocker Checks On Parking Problem With Council Member
    Two weeks after government workers were found using placards to block fire hydrants with their personal vehicles and the New York Police Department took measures to fix the problem, PIX 11's Greg Mocker returned to the area to do a spot check. Council...
  • PBS looks for 'God in America'

    Airing over three consecutive nights beginning Monday, Oct. 11 (check local listings), the six-hour PBS series "God in America," a co-venture of "Frontline" and "American Experience," blends documentary footage, historical dramatizations and interviews...
  • Book review: 'Decision Points' by George W. Bush

    Book review: 'Decision Points' by George W. Bush
    The first great American autobiographies both appeared in the 19th century, were born of conflict and written by public men — "The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass" and "The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant." Since then, what we might...
  • Officer in shooting led turbulent life

    Facing a possible arrest over the fatal shooting of an unarmed former Marine after a night of club-hopping, Baltimore Police Officer Gahiji A. Tshamba continues to pop in to the Eastern District station where he worked for years. Here, the 15-year...
  • Blackout and Heat Send Harlem Residents Outdoors

    Blackout and Heat Send Harlem Residents Outdoors
    Hundreds of people in Harlem were not only out of power overnight, they were also out of their homes. They told PIX 11 News that the heat forced them to evacuate or find family or friends to stay with. "It was crazy out here," resident Ed Wilson told us....
  • Hampton to celebrate its rich black history in 400th anniversary year

    Fort Monroe is a landmark in the black history of the United States. It is the first place where Africans arrived and where slaves sought refuge during the Civil War more than 200 years later. It is a connection being drawn on by the organizers of...
  • Book reviews: 'Preaching With Sacred Fire' and 'The Anthology of Rap'

    Book reviews: 'Preaching With Sacred Fire' and 'The Anthology of Rap'
    Preaching With Sacred Fire An Anthology of African American Sermons, 1750 to the Present Edited by Martha Simmons and Frank A. Thomas W.W. Norton: 976 pp., $45 The Anthology of Rap Edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois Yale University Press:...
  • Setting Obama's Life in American Literary History

    Robert B. Stepto 5:50 p.m., April 27. Labyrinth Books, 290 York St. Free. 203-787-2848, labyrinthbooks.com. When Barack Obama became president, one thing that changed, argues Robert B. Stepto of Yale, is the context of African-American literature. In...
  • Constitution Day: Laura Bush's lesson

     
    by Mark Silva The Constitution is 221 years old today. First Lady Laura Bush, who turned 60 not long ago, spoke to the occasion today in the East Room of the White House. Joined by the director of the National......
  • Lincoln, a man of his time for all time

     
    by Frank James The Chicago Tribune, which endorsed Abraham Lincoln twice for the presidency, has a worthy appreciation today of the 16th president of the U.S. on its editorial page. It notes that Lincoln, like a lot of people, was......