| Feb 11, 2011
| 11:22 AM
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Seventy-one years ago it was no surprise when the 1939 classic "Gone with the Wind" won the Best Picture Oscar, and Vivien Leigh took home Best Actress honors as Scarlett O’Hara. Probably the most...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 5:01 PM
After shopping in downtown Tallahassee, Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson caught a city bus. They paid their dimes and, as usual, searched for seats in the "colored" section.
The front seat in the "whites" section had space. So they sat.
| Feb 14, 2011
| 8:52 PM
A Civil Rights Movement-era activist who worked with Martin Luther King will appear at Orange Coast College to speak about peace and nonviolence for Black History Month.
Bernard LaFayette Jr. is scheduled to talk Feb. 24 about the historical...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is celebrating Black History Month with the President and Vice President this week in Washington, D.C.
President Barack Obama invited Mayor Johnson to a special live screening of “Thurgood,” a play depicting...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 12:47 PM
It's a shame that Black History Month doesn't come around more than once a year -- especially when it brings with it work this excellent. Thursday, Feb. 24, HBO presents "Thurgood," starring Laurence Fishburne in a role that could define his mature...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 6:58 PM
Slide Show, “Out of the Station Fire Ashes” — Wednesday, March 2, 6:30 p.m. La Cañada resident and mountain cyclist Mike Caley rides regularly in the burn area, with special permission. A member of the California Native Plant...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 4:13 PM
First, America got a brother in the White House.
Now, Florida has a homeboy in the Governor's Mansion.
The surprising news was disclosed this week during Gov. Rick Scott's luncheon for 20 black legislators.
Lawmakers expected to hear the governor...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 8:45 AM
Pro-life leaders unveiled a controversial billboard in Soho this week that features the face of a young African American girl.
The billboard, funded by pro-life ad group Life Always, focuses on abortion in the black community, and claims that "the...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 5:41 PM
"I think it was the right thing to do," said Rev. Al Sharpton. "We have a right to our personal views, but we don't have a right to offend people."
raising considerable outrage amongst many New York residents and politicians, the Soho...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:29 PM
During this Black History Month, consider the following thoughts on politics, life and race from 10 famous African-Americans.
See if you can match the quote with the person who said it.
The famous quote:
1. "Surely the day will come when color means...
| 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...