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  • Senate bill would reduce illegal immigration, budget office says

    Senate bill would reduce illegal immigration, budget office says
    WASHINGTON -- Future illegal immigration to the U.S. could be cut in half by the Senate-approved bill to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, according to a new analysis Wednesday from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
  • Jesse Lee Peterson, tea'd off in South L.A.

    Jesse Lee Peterson, tea'd off in South L.A.
    It's not a typo: The South Central L.A. Tea Party exists, and Jesse Lee Peterson takes a bow for founding it. He's also president and founder of the 23-year-old black bootstraps group Brotherhood Organization of a New Destiny, or BOND, and serves as...

    James Tolbert dies at 86; lawyer pressed Hollywood on civil rights

    In a Hollywood auditorium, James L. Tolbert tried to induce a room packed with broadcasting and advertising executives to essentially join the civil rights movement in 1963 by pointing out the obvious. "We Negroes watch 'Bonanza' and buy Chevrolets....

    Obama to speak at March on Washington anniversary

    WASHINGTON – President Obama will speak at the 50th anniversary of the civil rights March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on Aug. 28, weeks after his comments on the George Zimmerman verdict stirred a national discussion on race in America....

    Bob Filner case shows we still have much work to do on harassment

    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is about to wrap up his two-week treatment for sexually aggressive behavior. That's one day for each of the 14 women who have publicly accused Filner of accosting them or making unwanted advances. I could run down details...