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  • Touré on the role of race in a 'post-black' culture

    Touré on the role of race in a 'post-black' culture
    A man with salt-and-pepper hair stood recently in front of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, glaring at an oversized poster promoting a reading Monday night by the cultural critic Touré from his new book, "Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?" "Post-blackness?"...
  • March 2012 TV premieres & specials

    March 2012 TV premieres & specials
    March TV highlights include new seasons of "Mad Men," "South Park" and "Breaking In," the series premieres of "Awake," "GCB" and "Missing," and the final season of "In Plain Sight." Take a look at the season and series premieres for March below. As usual,...
  • Trayvon Martin case strikes deep chord with Baltimoreans

    Trayvon Martin case strikes deep chord with Baltimoreans
    When 17-year-old John Edwards was shot in the head on Edmondson Avenue this month, no one marched on City Hall. There were no comparisons to Emmett Till, no columns in national newspapers about the anxieties of growing up black and male in a country...
  • Prof. Henry Louis Gates Jr. finds possible PBS funding cuts 'disgusting'

     
    "It's just unheard of. No civilized nation would do that."...
  • Tuesday's Highlights: 'Hellcats' on KTLA

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 17 - 23 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 17 - 23 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Obama: Another disappointing black politician? [Most Commented]

     
    President Obama's status as a black politician was the subject of debate last month between two black scholars who argued that the president had not urgently addressed black issues. Princeton professor Cornel West argued that Obama has been adopting a.......
  • Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores race, culture and identity in new “Finding Your Roots” series

     
    In recent years, genealogy has enjoyed a renaissance as a trend on reality shows like NBC’s Who Do You Think You Are?, and that can be attributed in large part to Harvard scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. (pictured), whose PBS specials African...
  • TV THIS WEEK: March 25 - 31

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 25 - 31 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 25 - 31 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Fringe' on Fox

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 8 - 14 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 8 - 14 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies THE “OTHER......
  • MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry brings her analytical POV to cable news

     
    As a tenured professor of political science at Tulane University in New Orleans, a columnist for The Nation magazine, and, as of February, host of an eponymous weekend talk show on MSNBC, Melissa Harris-Perry maintains a schedule that would make even...
  • Friday’s Highlights: 'In Plain Sight' on USA

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 15 - 21 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 15 - 21 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies A FAMILY......