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  • Army & Lou's, one of the last soul-food icons, closes

    Army & Lou's, one of the last soul-food icons, closes
    Since 1945, when William and Luvilla Armstrong opened Army & Lou’s on East 75th Street, the home-style eatery has catered to luminaries and regular folk alike in a way that made it more than just a soul food restaurant. It became known around the...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Joshua James Baldwin, 34, of the first block of Baltimore Street, was arrested on a bench warrant Friday in a case in which he was charged with second-degree assault. Cherelle...
  • March 2012: Susan Steinmiller

    March 2012: Susan Steinmiller
    In the words of renowned author James Baldwin, March’s Teacher of the Month, Susan Steinmiller, rejects making peace with mediocrity. The devoted teacher drives 100 miles daily from Rockford to Gage Park High School on Chicago’s south side,...
  • Police blotter

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Gerald Calvin Vaughn Jr., 62, of the 1900 block of Fletcher Road, was charged Thursday with second-degree assault. Jonathan Alexander Meerdink, 31, of the 700 block of...
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • William F. Buckley Jr., 82; author and founder of modern conservative movement

    William F. Buckley Jr., 82; author and founder of modern conservative movement
    William F. Buckley Jr., the columnist, novelist, television talk show host and tireless intellectual who founded the modern conservative movement and was its articulate voice for nearly six decades, died Wednesday. He was 82. Buckley, who had been ill...
  • Under Obama, identity conceptions may shimmer in the arts

    My eldest daughter, who is majoring in African American studies, read Barack Obama's first book, "Dreams From My Father," last summer. And she said to me in wonder, "It's a beautiful book. He's a great writer." A president who is a great writer, who...
  • 'P.S.: Further Thoughts From a Lifetime of Listening' by Studs Terkel

    'P.S.: Further Thoughts From a Lifetime of Listening' by Studs Terkel
    Studs Terkel, who died last month at the age of 96, was America's most popular oral historian. Though never a "writer" of the first rank, he nevertheless was a unique contributor to American letters and a vital link to the current of idealistic...
  • Harold Norse dies at 92; Beat poet was a literary beacon in the gay community

    Harold Norse, a San Francisco poet often associated with the Beats, who was mentor or peer to many of the greatest talents in 20th century American literature, including Tennessee Williams, James Baldwin, Allen Ginsberg and Charles Bukowski, has died....
  • Spreading the gospel music

    Spreading the gospel music
    OAKLAND -- The members of the McCoy Memorial Baptist Church choir in Los Angeles have been working very hard lately. The 40-member ensemble normally meets once a week at its East 46th Street home. But since reaching the L.A. regional semifinals of the...
  • E. Lynn Harris dies at 54; bestselling author broke barriers writing about gay black characters

    E. Lynn Harris dies at 54; bestselling author broke barriers writing about gay black characters
    E. Lynn Harris, a bestselling author of popular black fiction who shattered barriers by writing about gay characters in novels such as "Invisible Life" and "Just As I Am: A Novel," died Thursday night at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He...