| Sep 28, 2014
| 11:46 AM
EAST HARTFORD — The Friends of Center Cemetery was about to revamp its 20-year-old walking tour booklet when it occurred to Ray Tubbs, the group's president, that the printed word might have a foot in the grave.
People don't want printed guides...
| Aug 29, 2014
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Bob Thames Saltwater Soul: 11 a.m. Oct. 4, Christmas Park, Canal and Live Oak streets, New Smyrna Beach, free, 386-423-9760.
Benjamin Booker: 8 p.m. Oct. 29, The Social, 54 N....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Donald Sterling has been trying for years to show how much he really cares for minorities.
His bio page on the Clippers website mentions numerous charitable foundations the team owner started and a variety of humanitarian awards he has received.
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Another year, another Holocaust Day -- just as there's another Earth Day, Groundhog Day, Tax Day, Valentine's Day ... you name it. It had to happen to the Holocaust, too. It's become a Day.
It's a familiar transformation -- from the unique to the annual,...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The kids at Compton YouthBuild can be a tough audience. Many come from broken homes, flunked out of multiple schools, even spent time in jail.
By the last day of Black History Month, some at the alternative school — which looks boarded shut from...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Despite three unsuccessful previous efforts, UCLA officials again are proposing that most undergraduates take a class in racial, cultural, gender or religious diversity.
Most UC campuses and many other universities have such a requirement. But UCLA's...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Take a look back at the world of baseball — and the Negro Baseball Leagues — as part of a Black History Month exhibit at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center in Fort Lauderdale.
The exhibit, open during regular library...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 10:05 AM
It's February, which means another Black History Month -- and yet another school cafeteria serving up fried chicken and watermelon. But should that lead to finger-licking or finger-wagging?
This week, the principal of a girls Christian private school...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Being chased or attacked. Being nude in public. Dying. Drowning. Falling. Flunking a test.
These calamities star in the classic nightmares that haunt our sleepy time under the sheets.
I bet Sam Rubin gladly would have traded any of those nocturnal...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 7:38 AM
To celebrate the first day of Black History Month, Google is honoring Harriet Tubman, known for her work with the Underground Railroad.
Tubman was born a slave in Maryland but escaped to freedom and later led more than 300 other slaves to the north and...
| Feb 14, 2014
Oba William King plays a djembe drum, a kufi covers his bald head, and West African Anansi folk tales are in his repertoire. And although King's work is inspired by ancestral art forms, it would only be part of the story to label King an African...