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  • History’s “Mankind” tells the epic tale of human history

     
    History has certainly embarked upon a program worthy of its network name with its new 12-hour, six-night event series Mankind The Story of All of Us. Following in the wake of its successful America The Story of Us, this series takes the same approach, but...
  • 'You Lie!' On Yale List Of Year's Memorable Quotes

    'You Lie!' On Yale List Of Year's Memorable Quotes
    The fierce debate over health care hasn't led to a new law yet, but it's produced some of this year's top quotes, according to a Yale University librarian. Fred Shapiro, associate librarian and lecturer in legal research at Yale Law School, is...
  • Mass. Officer Who Arrested Black Harvard Scholar Is Police Academy Expert On Racial Profiling

    Mass. Officer Who Arrested Black Harvard Scholar Is Police Academy Expert On Racial Profiling
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The white police sergeant criticized by President Barack Obama for arresting black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. in his Massachusetts home is a police academy expert on understanding racial profiling. Cambridge Sgt. James...
  • Local Experts Weigh In On Gates Arrest

    Whether it's a police-involved fatal shooting of a black man who took bullets in the back or a barroom brawl between white officers and African American transit workers, New Orleans is no stranger to racially-charged cop topics.So when the story of...
  • Where to go?

    Where to go?
    Today's flash points include a Harvard professor, Supreme Court nominee and vilified quarterback. Say hello to Henry Louis Gates Jr., Sonia Sotomayor and Michael Vick. We sports types will leave Gates to sociologists and Sotomayor to the Senate. But...
  • Braving real world to see Phelps' accident in person

    The call about Michael Phelps' car accident on Calvert Street crackled over the newsroom police radio as I was about to leave work Thursday night. My first thought was, when I get home, I'll have to go online and see what happened. But then, a moment...
  • Police accused of profiling in Fein incident

    The agent for a Baltimore Ravens rookie linebacker said his client was targeted by police at the Inner Harbor because he is black, a claim that has sparked debate over racial profiling as police step up enforcement there in the wake of a recent shooting....
  • Political Heavyweights Weigh In On Ground Zero Mosque Debate

    Political Heavyweights Weigh In On Ground Zero Mosque Debate
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is the latest politician to weigh in on plans to build a mosque near Ground Zero, a debate that has polarized New Yorkers for several weeks. Reid says the Muslim community center and mosque should not be built near the...
  • Book reviews: 'Preaching With Sacred Fire' and 'The Anthology of Rap'

    Book reviews: 'Preaching With Sacred Fire' and 'The Anthology of Rap'
    Preaching With Sacred Fire An Anthology of African American Sermons, 1750 to the Present Edited by Martha Simmons and Frank A. Thomas W.W. Norton: 976 pp., $45 The Anthology of Rap Edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois Yale University Press:...
  • Glenn Beck: Obama 'racist?' -- Beer time

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with FOX statement It'll be beer-time soon at the White House, where President Barack Obama will play host to the black Harvard professor arrested in his own home and the white Cambridge police sergeant who......
  • Here's to beers -- A White House summit preview

     
    News item: President Obama meets today with Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Cambridge (Mass.) police sergeant James Crowley. Crowley arrested Gates for disorderly conduct at the professor???s home earlier this month, after police fielded a...