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  • An engrossing, revelatory 'Night in Miami'

    An engrossing, revelatory 'Night in Miami'
    Before a word is spoken, the Center Stage production of "One Night in Miami," Kemp Powers' play about the aftermath of Cassius Clay's world heavyweight boxing victory on Feb. 25, 1964, delivers a potent jab to the chin. It comes from the sight of the...
  • King's message of civil disobedience resonates among protesters

    King's message of civil disobedience resonates among protesters
    When he first heard that a white police officer had fatally shot a young black man near St. Louis last summer, the Rev. Jamal Bryant got a sick feeling in his stomach. Then a friend sent video. "Seeing Michael Brown's body on the ground, covered in...
  • Temple Israel event to remember Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1965 visit

    Temple Israel event to remember Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1965 visit
    Martin Luther King Jr. was surrounded by heavy security when he arrived in Los Angeles on Feb. 24, 1965, to give a series of speeches pushing for voting rights legislation. It was a pivotal point in the civil rights movement, coming three days after the...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 'I hope nothing happens to me,' King said

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 'I hope nothing happens to me,' King said
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was surrounded by heavy security when he arrived in Los Angeles on Feb. 24, 1965, to give a series of speeches pushing for voting rights legislation. It was a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement, coming three days...
  • Four icons and their 'One Night in Miami'

    Four icons and their 'One Night in Miami'
    On Feb. 25, 1964 in Miami Beach, Cassius Clay won the heavyweight boxing title in the seventh round — a technical knockout — defying the conventional wisdom that Sonny Liston would easily prevail in the ring. Clay did not go out on the town...
  • Cornel West on 'The Radical King'

    Cornel West on 'The Radical King'
    Of the words most frequently used to describe the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. today, "radical" is not high on the list. With his insistence on nonviolence, his Southern humility, his Christian bearing, and his soaring yet measured oratory, King never cast...
  • Examine treatment of black males by criminal justice system

    The shooting death of unarmed teenager Mike Brown, by police officer Darren Wilson last summer in Ferguson, Missouri, is thought by some to have ignited a new civil rights movement. If true, from my perspective the new age movement is far and away from...
  • In Syfy's 'Ascension,' a voyage through space and back in time

     In Syfy's 'Ascension,' a voyage through space and back in time
    I have tried to determine whether there is anything insidious in Syfy turning "Ascension," originally described as a six-part miniseries, into a "three-night event" and setting it afloat in the relatively dead waters of mid-December. But I have no idea,...
  • Why Cuba will never send Assata Shakur to the U.S.

    In May 2013, on the 40th anniversary of her arrest, Assata Shakur was suddenly and inexplicably named to the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list, with an award of up to $2 million for her capture. She was the first woman ever put on that list, but she...
  • De La Soul goes Hypnotic; rap and jazz merge

    De La Soul goes Hypnotic; rap and jazz merge
    At 5 years old, Gabriel Hubert picked up the trumpet. Then his parents bought him a cornet. He was happy. "My first few weeks I was amazed and astonished," he recalls. The feeling didn't last. His father, Chicago avant-garde jazz trumpeter Kelan Phil...
  • Military retailer is Leimert Park's unwelcome neighbor

    Military retailer is Leimert Park's unwelcome neighbor
    In Leimert Park, neighborhood boosters dream of new markets, cafés and galleries springing up when a Metro station opens there in five years, drawing riders from across Los Angeles to this center of African American culture. The nearby blocks already...