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  • 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...
  • Derrick Rose's message comes through loud and clear this time

    Derrick Rose's message comes through loud and clear this time
    Forty-eight hours later, Derrick Rose finished his thought. Thank goodness. It was worth the wait to hear Rose finally say something that made Chicago well up in pride instead of wince, to see evidence of Rose's maturity our city has become quick to...
  • 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...
  • 'Through a Lens Darkly' tackles a photographic divide in America

    'Through a Lens Darkly' tackles a photographic divide in America
    The photographs of young black men are startling in their contrasts: a slave in chains, a professor in a suit; a body dangling from a lynch mob's rope, a musician with a violin. The images illuminate a nation's racial divide and how African Americans...
  • Our headline from 1965: 'Mystery' Industry Is Disney

    Our headline from 1965: 'Mystery' Industry Is Disney
    One of our Walt Disney World cast member friends tweeted an old Orlando Sentinel front page today. It's a historic one for his company and for ours. Forty-nine years ago today, the banner headline of the Sunday paper said "We Say: 'Mystery' Industry Is...
  • Why aren't more African Americans supporting Israel?

    Why aren't more African Americans supporting Israel?
    I have recently had several spirited conversations with an old friend from high school over the Israel and Hamas conflict and the larger questions surrounding Israeli settlements, the Palestinian Intifadas and a dual state solution. My friend, a self-...
  • Book club: South Suburban Men's Literary Group

     Book club: South Suburban Men's Literary Group
    Our club: We are the South Suburban Men's Literary Group, founded in February 2010. Our meetings: We meet every two months at the home of the hosting member. The host is the member who picks the book for discussion. One unique thing about us: With the...
  • The civil rights movement needed both King and the Panthers [Letter]

    The civil rights movement needed both King and the Panthers [Letter]
    Reginald L. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History and Culture director A. Skipp Sanders was wrong to bar civil rights pioneer Helena Hicks from entering the premises, and she was wrong about the civil rights movement and former Black Panther...
  • Famed N.Y. Portraitist To Be Part Of Hartford Tattoo Convention

    Famed N.Y. Portraitist To Be Part Of  Hartford Tattoo Convention
    Stéfano Alcántara's portraiture is so lifelike, so finely detailed and nuanced, that his work should be hanging in an art gallery. But that won't ever happen. His canvases are human bodies. His artworks are tattoos. And what beautiful tattoos they are....