| Aug 14, 2012
| 1:52 PM
The upcoming season at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center on the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown campus is full of music, theater and dance.
The season, which runs from October through May, includes nearly two dozen shows for people of all...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Jewish students in the University of California system labeled terrorists for their support of Israel. Black high school students pelted by bananas on a Tennessee campus tour. A hostile student in Maryland challenging his professor to a fight after the...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 1:17 PM
“I want to know how everyone else in Smithsburg has to follow the rules, and a councilman on West Water Street does not. A jungle of plants almost completely surround and hide a fire hydrant, and obstruct the sidewalk. Everyone else gets citations...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:13 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— Last summer, gays in the military dared not acknowledge their sexual orientation. This summer, the Pentagon will salute them, marking June as gay pride month just as it has marked other celebrations honoring racial or ethnic groups....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Officials at the Hampton National Historic Site in Towson this week officially changed the name of a black history program planned for next month after controversy erupted over its original title — "Slave for a Day."
The July 8 event, which park...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:25 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to be sunny and hot in the Baltimore area, with a high near 99. A heat advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. for the Baltimore area. Forecasters warn that heat index values will be as high as 105...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 10:10 PM
I let Black History Month slide by this year without writing anything about it. I am so over celebrating firsts or reprising triumphal narratives.
But news from last month did suggest that we may need a black history lesson — one that goes...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 11:10 PM
Many Valley residents recognize El Centro resident Louise Wyatt from her 32 years working primarily as a manager at the Townshop in Valley Plaza.
“She was an impact on everyone’s life without knowing it,” NAACP local chapter member...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 11:12 PM
Eva Page and her late husband, Audry Page, were one of the few black families in Calexico decades ago, and she fondly recalls a community that she said wasn’t segregated like many others at the time.
Page is one of several individuals who were...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 11:14 PM
On one of the last days of Black History Month, seven unsung African-American heroes of the local community were honored Tuesday at the Imperial County Board of Supervisors meeting.
The honorees, chosen by the local chapter of the NAACP, were Velda...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Two of my favorite quotes are from Frederick Douglass, an American hero and one of more compelling voices in the 19th century on slavery and human rights.
"If there is no struggle, there is no progress.''
"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It...