Story | Nov 19, 2014 | 3:00 AM
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Story | Nov 25, 2014 | 10:22 AMHalf a century before protests and violence racked Ferguson, Mo., racial clashes in a south Chicago suburb followed a similarly tragic scenario. Both situations included petty shoplifting — allegedly cigars outside St. Louis, a bottle of gin in Dixmoor. Both involved charges that the alleged perpetrators were themselves victims of racial prejudice, and in each instance, civil rights demonstrations quickly morphed into looting and arson.
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Story | Nov 9, 2014 | 2:30 AM
Harry Belafonte gave one of the all-time great acceptance speeches at Saturday night's Governors Awards, citing Hollywood's often-shameful power to influence attitudes, and challenging the heavy-hitters in the room to instead create works that allow...
Story | Nov 4, 2014 | 8:20 AM