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  • Theatre review: 'The Ballad of Emmett Till' at the Fountain Theatre

     
    While visiting relatives in rural Mississippi in the summer of 1955, 14-year-old Emmett Till, a bright-eyed African American youth from Chicago, was abducted, tortured and killed – all for the “crime” of allegedly whistling at a white woman. That...
  • Koreatown: Bennett Bradley, 60 [Updated]

     
    Bennett Bradley, a 60-year-old black man, was stabbed and died Saturday, Jan. 2, in the 100 block of South New Hampshire Avenue in Koreatown, authorities said. Bradley's body was found about 5:50 p.m. in his apartment, police said. Detectives believe........
  • Memorial planned for slain theater director-producer Ben Bradley

     
    Hollywood's Fountain Theatre said today that it is organizing a memorial for Ben Bradley, a longtime director and producer for the company, who was found stabbed to death in his Mid-Wilshire home on Jan. 2. The memorial will take place......
  • Slain L.A. theater director-producer Ben Bradley is remembered

     
    Bennett Bradley of Hollywood’s Fountain Theatre won awards for directing and producing plays that burrowed deeply into the African American experience, but friends and colleagues remembered Monday that he savored and contributed to nearly all of the...
  • Arrest made in death of Fountain Theatre director-producer Ben Bradley

     
    The L.A. Now blog is reporting this afternoon that Los Angeles police detectives have arrested a man in connection with the slaying of Bennett Bradley, a longtime director and producer at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood. Bradley, 59, was found......
  • Arrest made in slaying of East Hollywood theater director [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles police detectives have arrested a man in connection with the slaying of a longtime director of an East Hollywood theater, department officials said today.Bennett Bradley, 59, was found stabbed to death Jan. 2 at his Mid-Wilshire-area...
  • Murder suspect had relationship with slain director of East Hollywood theater

     
    A man who police said had a romantic relationship with a longtime director of an East Hollywood theater has been arrested in connection with his murder, Los Angeles police officials said today. Jose Fructuoso, 25, of Los Angeles is being......
  • Rep. Dingell sets House longevity record

     
    Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, and former President Bill Clinton, share a laugh at a Capitol Hill ceremony honoring Dingell (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson) by Frank James "Change" was the rallying cry of last year's......
  • Jackson: Obama's place in movement

     
    by Rick Pearson The Rev. Jesse Jackson says the anticipated nomination of Sen. Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate represents a crowning achievement for the civil rights movement as well as an "I-told-you-so" moment in the history of...
  • Graduations Well Under Way; Simsbury Cops Find Pipe Bomb

    Graduations Well Under Way; Simsbury Cops Find Pipe Bomb
    Graduations are held at Miss Porter's School and Ethel Walker. Avon officials trim their budget. And Simsbury cops find a roasting chicken along roadway with a pipe bomb stuffed inside. Here is a round-up of some of the news stories from Farmington...
  • 10 things you might not know about racism

    10 things you might not know about racism
    With the election of an African-American president, some people thought this country had suddenly become "post-racial." Well, hardly. A new book quotes Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid as saying that America was ready for a president like Barack Obama...