| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:30 AM
There is one priceless moment in "The Gabby Douglas Story" near the end, where the movie flashes back through the Olympic champion's life -- at that point, all 16 years of it. Otherwise, Lifetime's contribution to Black History Month is really more of...
| Jan 31, 2014
The Howard County Historical Society presents Philip Merrill, an expert in African-American history, memorabilia, culture and an appraiser with the Maryland Public Television show "Chesapeake Collectibles" at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Each February, Larry White helps young people transform themselves into Rosa Parks, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders to share stories of African-American history with others in Anne Arundel County.
These days, White is busy...
| Jan 30, 2014
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| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The boy who once required military intervention to attend a high school in Arkansas will be a warmly received guest at a high school in Huntington Beach.
That's the symbolic truth as Terrence Roberts — one of the black students known as the...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:07 PM
When an all-girls Christian private school in Northern California this week announced over the public address system that a lunch menu in honor of Black History Month would include watermelon and fried chicken, classrooms erupted in nervous laughter...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:49 PM
"Annie and a Side of Fries" (YouTube). Just before she was a person with a TV show (Comedy Central's "Broad City," in which she co-stars with her longtime stage partner, Ilana Glazer, and which you should be watching), Abbi Jacobson created this splendid,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Part of what makes the horrific crash Sunday in Diamond Bar that killed six people -- which police suspect was caused by a drunk, 21-year-old woman speeding on the 60 Freeway in the wrong direction -- so tragic was how completely preventable it was.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:24 AM
A Michigan 10-year-old told his mom not to give him a birthday party because he had no friends. So she has created a Facebook page to show him he's not alone.
Don't tell him. It's a birthday surprise.
Colin, diagnosed with an Asperger-like disorder,...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Billy Ray won the Writers Guild of America award for adapted screenplay for seagoing drama "Captain Phillips" and Spike Jonze took the trophy for original screenplay for futuristic romancer "Her."
Ray won over Tracy Letts for "August: Osage County,"...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:57 PM
For February, we asked the Tribune's arts critics for their best suggestions for entertainment for Black History Month. From the worlds of Chicago theater, music, dance and beyond — regardless of whether they are promoted as Black History Month...