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  • What California Indians lost under Junipero Serra, soon to be saint

    What California Indians lost under Junipero Serra, soon to be saint
    Is there a word for the extinction of cultures? Not the people of those cultures, but the cultures themselves? I ask because one of the notable consequences of the California mission movement founded by and overseen by Father Junipero Serra was the loss...
  • Meet the couples who will be part of history in the same-sex marriage battle

    April DeBoer never intended to be a legal pioneer, much less a public face of perhaps the most significant civil rights challenge to reach the Supreme Court in years. She and her partner just wanted to be able to adopt children as a couple. But when...
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson to bring stars, star power to Auditorium

    Neil deGrasse Tyson to bring stars, star power to Auditorium
    Neil deGrasse Tyson is that rarity: a scientist who has become, in recent years, virtually a household name. The host of "Cosmos" on TV last year and the director of New York's Hayden Planetarium, he'll be appearing Jan. 27 at the Auditorium Theatre, a...
  • Paul Greenberg: Icarus falling

    Take care, we say as casually as we do Bye or See Ya Later -- and then we're off. We've got things to do, places to go, work to do -- and today some new waxen wings to test. There's always something on the to-do list, you know how it is. And then, in...
  • Faith and Values: Genealogy and the 'Spirit of Elijah'

    In my last few columns, I've written about a new temple being constructed in Philadelphia by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The temple near Logan Square is due to be completed in summer 2016. Since the closest temples are in...
  • Four children's books introduce African American experiences

    Four children's books introduce African American experiences
    Picture books are often the primary means through which young children in the United States first learn about our nation's history. Telling stories about traumatic past events can prove challenging, though. How can we inspire young people from all...
  • 5 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the kids

    5 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the kids
    BLACK CREATIVITY AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY Art and science mix when the MSI kicks off its annual Black Creativity programming on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A chance to explore African-American genius, the events include innovation workshops...
  • Broncos announce Gary Kubiak as 15th head coach in franchise history

    The Denver Broncos announced Monday that they've hired former Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak as their 15th head coach in franchise history. Kubiak agreed to terms on a four-year contract with the Broncos on Sunday night, returning to the...
  • John Lewis tells his truth about 'Selma'

    The role of art in our society is not to reenact history but to offer an interpretation of human experience as seen through the eyes of the artist. The philosopher Aristotle says it best: “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of...
  • Empty Bowls fundraiser returns in March to Hampton

    The popular Empty Bowls Virginia Peninsula fundraiser returns on Friday, March 20, to the Hampton History Museum. Tickets are now on sale, and they tend to go quickly. Sponsored in partnership with the museum and Metro Productions, the event allows...
  • The unchanging Lee: On the general's birthday, 2015

    Not even history can be told to stay the same in this ever-changing world. It changes, and our memory of all those figures who made it, heroes and villains alike, changes with it. Sometimes the heroes and villains even change roles, for all history...