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  • Why Black History Month?

    Why Black History Month?
    Every February, college professors like myself are tasked with reminding students and the general public of the significance of Black History Month. Undoubtedly, many people understand the potential value behind a designated month dedicated to this part...
  • Datebook: Model U.N., art of the Middle East and vintage erotica

    Datebook: Model U.N., art of the Middle East and vintage erotica
    A mock U.N. made up of Angelenos, contemporary art from artists with roots in the Middle East, the early erotic works of Tom of Finland, and Larry Clark’s photos for sale — cheap. Plus: textile-like paintings, a group show about love and war,...
  • Lynch hearings spill over into Ferguson, attacks on Holder

    WASHINGTON Republicans used the Senate confirmation hearings on a new attorney general to launch attacks on the current one, with Eric Holder's role in the aftermath of the Ferguson, Mo., shooting sharply criticized by one witness here Thursday. The...
  • Eichenwald won't seek a third term on Allentown council

     Eichenwald won't seek a third term on Allentown council
    A two-term Allentown city councilwoman and one of the most vocal critics of Mayor Ed Pawlowski will not be seeking a third term on council. Jeanette Eichenwald, 70, announced this week that she will be capping her service on council at two terms, just...
  • A Salute To The Coast Guard At 100

    The U.S. Coast Guard actually dates to 1790, but the modern iteration of the multifaceted marine service is 100 years old this month — and still going strong. In 1790, President George Washington signed a law that authorized the construction of 10...
  • Whispering our story

    Actors in colonial garb may be a common sight at Colonial Williamsburg, but on Monday the landscape had a more dramatic flair as the Revolutionary City hosted filming for the television series "Turn." Preparing for its second season, the show follows a...
  • New Jersey Governor Chris Christie launches political action committee

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie launches political action committee
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign. While not a formal entry into the race, opening the political action...
  • Rob Owen: Miniseries 'Sons of Liberty' takes liberties with history

    History's "Sons of Liberty" (9-11 p.m. Sunday, Monday and Tuesday) plays like a contemporary action movie, complete with modern profanity, a rooftop chase and scruffy sexy Sam Adams (Ben Barnes, "The Chronicles of Narnia") as its swashbuckling hero....
  • Fun history lesson in Pines

    Fun history lesson in Pines
    George Washington helped with the car line and Betsy Ross worked on the safety patrol at Pembroke Lakes Elementary School in Pembroke Pines. The nation's first president and the woman credited with making the first American flag were channeled by fifth-...
  • TV Review: 'Sons of Liberty'

    The founding fathers receive the "Vikings" treatment in "Sons of Liberty," a six-hour miniseries that History channel will air over successive nights. Produced by Stephen David Entertainment - best known for heavily re-enacted docu-hybrids, like "The...
  • Christie hammers home message, nails down support of Home Depot cofounder

    TRENTON, N.J. As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie nears a decision on whether to run for president, he faces a likely crowded Republican primary field and competition for wealthy donors. One billionaire, however, has made his allegiance to Christie clear....