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  • 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....
  • Let's talk about white racism [Letter]

    Let's talk about white racism [Letter]
    The commentary, "A necessary conversation" (Aug 17), by Loyola University Maryland assistant professor Karsonya Wise Whitehead, in which she claims that our nation needs to have "a serious conversation about race," is another see-no-evil, speak-no-evil,...
  • Trice: Already missing 'her voice, her humanity'

    Trice: Already missing 'her voice, her humanity'
    You want to think that when a person has lived a robust life, her death won't sting as much. But on Wednesday when I learned of the great poet Maya Angelou’s passing, that life well-lived didn't make me feel any less heartbroken. One of my first...
  • Maya Angelou, who vividly detailed the black experience, dies at 86

    Maya Angelou, who vividly detailed the black experience, dies at 86
    Maya Angelou was a diva of American culture: an actress, singer, dancer and film director as well as an essayist and Pulitzer-Prize-nominated poet, whose mainstream magnetism led her to write verses for Hallmark and recite one of her poems at the 1993...
  • Maya Angelou, a daughter of the South, a voice for us all

     Maya Angelou, a daughter of the South, a voice for us all
    Before she sat down to write her first book, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," Maya Angelou had already pulled off several stunning acts of personal reinvention. The St. Louis-born daughter of an Arkansas sharecropper family, Angelou had been a streetcar...
  • By sharing her life's story, Maya Angelou gave strength to others [Commentary]

    By sharing her life's story, Maya Angelou gave strength to others [Commentary]
    I was listening to a local radio news program when I heard the anchor say that Dr. Maya Angelou had passed. To make sure the report was accurate, I called a friend, who knows her through a close friendship with Angelou's grandson. She confirmed what I was...
  • 'Pleasures of Being Out of Step' a brisk look at Nat Hentoff

     'Pleasures of Being Out of Step' a brisk look at Nat Hentoff
    Anyone with even a casual interest in jazz knows the name Nat Hentoff. Look on the back of landmark albums like John Coltrane's "Giant Steps" or Miles Davis' "Sketches of Spain" and you'll see Hentoff's name, along with an articulate essay that will...
  • Film Review: 'The Pleasures of Being Out of Step'

    It would be difficult to determine in which domain Nat Hentoff, premiere jazz critic and highly controversial First Amendment rights champion, contributed more to the public consciousness. Documentarian David L. Lewis makes no attempt to do so in "The...