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  • Video of Glendale PD stop seems to counter actress Taraji Henson's claim son racially profiled

    Video of Glendale PD stop seems to counter actress Taraji Henson's claim son racially profiled
    A 40-minute video obtained by the Los Angeles Times shows an encounter between Glendale police and the son of "Empire" actress Taraji P. Henson, during which she contends he was racially profiled. The footage from Oct. 18 shows the officer driving in...
  • 'Empire' actress Taraji P. Henson says son was racially profiled at USC

    'Empire' actress Taraji P. Henson says son was racially profiled at USC
    Actress Taraji P. Henson said in a magazine interview that her son was racially profiled and stopped by police on the sprawling campus for having his hands in his pockets. In an interview with Uptown magazine, the “Empire” star said she...
  • Some key moments in Archibald Motley's life and art

    Some key moments in Archibald Motley's life and art
    1891: Born Archibald John Motley Jr. in New Orleans on Oct. 7 to Mary Huff Motley and Archibald John Motley Sr. 1894: Motley family moves to Chicago. 1914-18: Motley studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's pardoned from military...
  • Here's a look at the acts for the Hampton Jazz Festival

    Here's a look at the acts for the Hampton Jazz Festival
    The lineup for the 2015 Hampton Jazz Festival was announced Monday. Tickets go on sale Saturday. While the early festivals in the late 1960s and early '70s featured jazz legends such as Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk, it has become...
  • Arthur H. Garrison: 1965 report on black families remains controversial

    Arthur H. Garrison: 1965 report on black families remains controversial
    This month is the 50th anniversary of the release of "The Negro Family: The Case for National Action," otherwise known as the Moynihan Report. This report, then and now, is a controversial policy paper on the status of the black family and the impact of...
  • Carnival Corp. appoints Marie McKenzie to new VP role

    Carnival Corp. appoints Marie McKenzie to new VP role
    Carnival Corp. & PLC on Monday announced the appointment of Marie McKenzie to the new position of vice president of global destinations services and sourcing. As part of her new function, McKenzie will lead a team that will coordinate and manage...
  • Laurel High basketball junior makes his points on the court

    As the lone defender under the Laurel High School basket, junior Kirk Hawkins braced himself as Bowie High began a three-on-one fastbreak against the Spartans. Hawkins, who is quick but only 5 feet 7, managed to steal an entry pass and feverishly...
  • Norman Hemming

    Norman Hemming
    Age: 49 Family: Married to Carol Hemming, two children Education: Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Public Administration, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 1988; Juris Doctorate degree, Howard University School of Law, 1991 Occupation:...
  • Calvin Campbell, longtime Illinois appellate judge, dies

     Calvin Campbell, longtime Illinois appellate judge, dies
    In his early 20s, Calvin Campbell saw college as a nearly impossible dream for an African-American in the segregated South during the Depression, his family said. He had returned from combat in World War II permanently scarred — losing a finger...
  • A Believer In Power Of Civil Rights, Education

    Claudia Mallett was a quiet but passionate woman who believed in the power that education conferred. She was a leader of the civil rights and peace movement in Detroit for 30 years, and helped hundreds of children as a school social worker. In...
  • James McGrath Morris on Ethel Payne, 'Eye on the Struggle'

    James McGrath Morris on Ethel Payne, 'Eye on the Struggle'
    Although white Chicagoans knew little about Ethel Payne, a city reporter and later Washington correspondent for the Chicago Defender in the 1950s and '60s, African-Americans here and around the country came to venerate her as the most prominent female...