| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Three Broward County students will be honored Wednesday night for their winning essays in the 2012 Black History month contest. Students won in grade-level categories. Winners include: Chantel Mackey, a fifth grader at Nova Blanche Forman Elementary;...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Los Angeles police detectives responding to a call to a Chatsworth home Sunday found a man dead, allegedly from a hammer blow delivered by his son, an LAPD officer said....
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Black Knowledge Bowl: Members of Lancaster’s SOAR (Students on the Academic Rise) High School won Saturday’s Black365 Knowledge Bowl Competition, held in the Antelope Valley....
| Mar 24, 2012
Only his number is retired — 33, in the Lakers' purple and gold that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wore to glory on the basketball court. The rest of him is still working away, most recently on his latest book. At UCLA, in blue and gold, Abdul-Jabbar was a...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:34 PM
We meet once a month for dinner at the Stonebridge Country Club in Aurora, and we have a dozen members.
We've been meeting for nine years and only have one rule: You don't have to read the book to come to the meeting. Come for the camaraderie and hear...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:50 PM
We are all members of the Red Hat Society, and we don't have specific rules.
We meet at a restaurant in Schiller Park.
During February, as tribute to Black History Month, we read (and are still reading) a wonderful story called "The...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 11:35 AM
I was in the CNN green room in Washington Sunday when I heard about the death of pioneering CBS newsman Mike Wallace at 93 Sunday.
Being a live show, host Howie Kurtz and the CNN team scrapped the planned opening and went with a segment on Wallace that I...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:22 AM
| Dec 16, 2011
Second Christian Church, at 65 W. North Ave. in Hagerstown, will host its annual family and friends Christmas dinner Sunday at 1 p.m., following the morning service.
Black history program
The Hagerstown YMCA Achievers will host its annual community...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Here is a list of Black History Month events in the area:
- Fulfilling Your Dream: Mariak Machok Chuor, A Lost Boy of South Sudan, on Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 6-8:30 p.m. in Room G of the Graduate Life Center. Chuor will discuss his life...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Malcolm London is young, black and talented, and that is a guarantee of nothing these days. But he says, "I do not do what I do for money. I come from a place with no money and don't expect I will ever have a lot of it. But I think that being a teacher...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:29 AM
Larry Wilmore occupies an unusual place for a comedian, an original place. He often seems to be neither here nor there, his vantage neither staunchly one way nor another, neither completely serious nor entirely kidding. Before he went in front of the...