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  • *Theater review: 'Thurgood' at Geffen Playhouse (updated)

     
    In a recent poll testing the knowledge of basic American history, more than a quarter of those surveyed didn’t know that the U.S. gained its independence from Great Britain. OK, here’s a chance at redemption: How many of you can......
  • Happy birthday, Toni Morrison

     
    Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison turns 80 today, Feb 18....
  • Valencia’s Film Celebration includes the premiere of ‘Dead by Friday’

     
    Valencia College's annual film celebration, two nights of screenings of movies the school and its students have had something to do with (providing labor, gear, etc.) is this weekend, April 1 and 2, at the auditorium on the east campus. And one of the...
  • Theater review: 'Juan and John' at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

     
    Charles McNulty reviews Roger Guenveur Smith's latest solo show, "Juan and John" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre...
  • Eliminating Hazing Because it Kills

     
    At Howard University every band member and campus organization is required to sign an Anti-Hazing contract. In the contract it defines hazing as, “any action or situation which recklessly or intentionally endangers that mental or physical health...
  • Florida congresswoman plans federal anti-hazing legislation

     
    U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson announced today that she plans to introduce an anti-hazing bill to try to prevent the kind ofviolence that caused the death of Florida A&M University student Robert Champion last month. She says she's planning to sit down...
  • Commissioner Robinson at SeaWorld – on volunteering and Ron Blocker

     
    Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson, on his swing through Central Florida, also stopped at the ADDitions School Volunteer and Partners in Education recognition event, which was being held at SeaWorld for the 20th year. He told the crowd that...
  • Butkus, Lombardi award watch list announced

     
    Butkus, Lombardi award watch list announced...
  • By George, ‘Leighton Courthouse’ shows how to play the naming game

     
    George N. Leighton, 6/29/2012. Tribune photo by Terence Antonio James In a startling break with tradition, Cook County has just named its central courthouse after former Judge George N. Leighton. The tradition I’m referring to isn’t the long-...
  • TV coverage of the March on Washington 50th anniversary

     
    Aug. 28 will be the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, the Aug. 28, 1963, gathering for human rights that saw Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial, an event...
  • Preckwinkle wise, brave in stance on gun sentencing

     
    HalD reports: Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle spoke out Wednesday against mandatory minimum sentences for gun crimes — a key legislative initiative of Mayor Rahm Emanuel in his effort to tamp down a stubbornly high level of city...