| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Black History Month reminds us that our diversity is the fabric of our nation. We recently commemorated the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and we are reminded that this coming August marks the 50th anniversary of his "I Have a Dream"...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 11:05 AM
As part of Black History Month, Macy's in Aventura Mall will honor Gordon Parks Saturday with the photographic art installation viewing of iconic works from the artist, composer, author ("The Learning Tree") and filmmaker ("Shaft").
Parks' life will...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 12:16 PM
NewsPlus correspondent, Robin Hamilton, gives us a preview of this Sunday's Black History Month special, "And the Dream Lives On" airing on DC50 on Sunday at 7PM.
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
As part of Quinnipiac University's Black History Month celebration, members from the First Wave Hip Hop and Urban Arts Learning Community will perform Kingdom Bequeath, an experimental production pondering questions about life, respect, power, equal...
| Feb 20, 2013
It's another busy weekend here in Hampton Roads for lovers of reading and writing. Take a look!
32nd Annual Writers Conference at CNU
Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22 and 23
- Book talk by David Robbins ("The Devil's Waters")
| Feb 21, 2013
| 12:13 PM
In the past week, I've taken up for Marco Rubio and Allen West in print columns. What the heck is wrong with me? Or as one SunSentinel.com message board wag put it, "OK, who kidnapped the real Mike Mayo."
All I can say is, even if I might not agree with...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
February is Black History Month. Baltimore is celebrating it by commemorating the march of African-Americans toward full membership in the American family. Although I am a white man born and raised in the strictly segregated Baltimore of nearly eight...
| 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...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 5:46 AM
What were they thinking?
Answer: They weren't thinking at all.
James Hill, the dad of a second-grader at an Atlantic Beach elementary school who had received material for a home coloring assignment during Black History Month, made a complaint to the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Ever since I became a journalist, I have had one burning desire: to work the phrases "National Poetry Month" and "The Human Centipede" into the same column. With the following piece, my career will be vindicated.
I'll get to the second phrase later. But...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Before his disappearance touched off a regional manhunt and his body was recovered from the waters off Fells Point, Evan Curbeam had been a standout in the Air National Guard. Last year, he appeared in a recruitment video. This year he was named Airman of...