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  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Teaching 'Mockingbird' to today's students

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Teaching 'Mockingbird' to today's students
    One of the charges of the high school English teacher is to help teenagers see the relevancy of literature to their lives. I'm always on the lookout on how to win over the students to read, in their minds, very old books from long, long ago. For...
  • At Lehigh University, Trayvon Martin's mother talks about race issues in America

    At Lehigh University, Trayvon Martin's mother talks about race issues in America
    In the weeks and months after Trayvon Martin was killed, his mother saw 50 different photos painting him as a thug. It was as if portraying the slain 17-year-old as something he wasn't — a muscle-bound, tattooed rapper, or a young man wearing...
  • Time To Lift Veil Of Suspicion Off Black Men

    Time To Lift Veil Of Suspicion Off Black Men
    As a 52-year-old, African-American woman who has devoted her life to a ministry of human rights and community building, my heart is burdened by the senseless death of Michael Brown, 18, at the hands of a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Michael defied...
  • Families of Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin to join St. Louis peace rally

    The family of Oscar Grant, who was killed in 2009 by a BART police officer, will join the parents of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown on Sunday at a rally to call for peace after weeks of racial tension rocked this St. Louis suburb.  "First and...
  • Parents of Trayvon Martin will join Michael Brown's family for peace rally

    Parents of Trayvon Martin will join Michael Brown's family for peace rally
    As the world has watched violent protests in Ferguson, Mo. after a police officer fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the parents of Trayvon Martin will join Brown's family at a peace rally this weekend. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the...
  • St. Louis holds peace festival, with message from Michael Brown's family

    St. Louis holds peace festival, with message from Michael Brown's family
    Hundreds gathered at a downtown park Sunday for an annual "Peace Fest" attended by relatives of three young black men killed in controversial shootings: Trayvon Martin of Florida, Oscar Grant of California and Michael Brown, 18, shot two weeks ago in...
  • His shining moment: Al Sharpton's eulogy for slaying victim Michael Brown

    His shining moment: Al Sharpton's eulogy for slaying victim Michael Brown
    If you were able to watch the memorial Monday for Michael Brown, the unarmed young black man slain by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., you would have seen the Rev. Al Sharpton at his very best. Sharpton was the final speaker at the service in...
  • City Lights: Cross-cultural director's success means no headlines

    City Lights: Cross-cultural director's success means no headlines
    Monday morning, I sat in the office of a man who might have already prevented the next Ferguson. Might. That's a tantalizing word, but as hard to dismiss as it is to prove. Kevin Huie, the director of the Cross-Cultural Center at UC Irvine, isn't what...
  • Complainant: George Zimmerman threatened to shoot me

    Complainant: George Zimmerman threatened to shoot me
    A driver called Lake Mary police earlier this week, accusing former Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman of threatening to shoot him during a road-rage incident. Zimmerman, 30, was not arrested. Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell said the...
  • George Zimmerman amenaza de muerte a hombre de Lake Mary

    George Zimmerman amenaza de muerte a hombre de Lake Mary
    Un conductor en Lake Mary llamó a la policía esta semana acusando a George Zimmerman de amenazarlo de muerte durante un incidente en la calle. El hombre de 35 años de edad, Mathew Apperson de Winter Spring, no quiso presentar cargos en contra de...
  • George Zimmerman questioned about road rage, shooting threats

    George Zimmerman questioned about road rage, shooting threats
    A Florida man claims George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the killing of Trayvon Martin, threatened to shoot him during a road rage incident this week. Zimmerman, 30, was contacted by police Thursday about the incident,...