| Mar 11, 2015
Thanks to 10th grade English teacher Leann Harms, students at Santaluces Community High School recently were able to have a special on-campus screening of Oprah Winfrey's latest film, "Selma."
Harms emailed Ava DuVernay, the director of the film, and...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Friday, March 20, at 11 a.m.
New Directions for Women's Health Luncheon
National Jewish Health
Gail Sheehy, New York Times best-selling author of "Passages," will speak about the importance of living a daring life every day. $100. Polo Club of...
| Mar 18, 2015
The late Nelson Mandela's daughter will speak in a rare U.S. appearance at a West Boca benefit to raise money for wells at two schools in her father's hometown near his burial site.
Makaziwe "Maki" Mandela, a South African businesswoman and chairwoman...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 10:08 AM
Longtime Grammy Awards executive producer Ken Ehrlich is next in line to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in recognition of his extensive history of bringing pop music and television together.
Ehrlich will receive the 2,541st star on the Walk of...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 1:17 PM
One of apartheid’s most notorious killers, Eugene de Kock, a former police colonel nicknamed “Prime Evil,” will walk free after 20 years in jail. South Africa’s government announced Friday that De Kock had been granted parole.
| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:39 AM
After he served time as a prisoner on Robben Island, after he resigned as president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela documented his long walk to freedom as an artist.
In a collection of drawings and paintings capturing the place where Mandela was...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
On Saturday evening, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will bestow three Honorary Oscars, and one Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. The reception will be held at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland. In just a few years, the...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Not since the 1980s have there been so many efforts aimed at urging colleges and universities to divest from stocks and other holdings for political and social causes. The campaigns are diverse: Fossil fuels and their effect on climate change. Israel's...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 10:20 PM
Few things are more frustrating than losing your keys or more gratifying than finding them, but Jonathan Rogers felt neither emotion when he found a Key to the City of Fort Lauderdale in South Africa.
Rogers saw a piece of history.
He says the key...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:04 PM
My reporter colleagues on the Sun Sentinel's Broward breaking news team -- Tonya Alanez (@tAlanez); Mike Clary (@MikeClary); Emily Miller (@EmilyBethMiller); Erika Pesantes (@EPesantes) and Wayne Roustan (@WayneRoustan) -- filed some excellent stories...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 2:09 PM
In a rare admission of error, the White House said Monday that President Barack Obama or another high-level representative should have joined dozens of world leaders at an anti-terror rally in Paris.
While leaders from Europe, the Middle East and...