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  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Musketeers'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Musketeers'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 8 - 14, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Good Witch In this new episode,...
  • Lawmakers, Obama, civil rights leaders to honor Selma's 'Bloody Sunday' this weekend

    WASHINGTON Nearly one-fifth of Congress will be in Selma, Ala., this weekend with President Barack Obama and his family to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" march a watershed moment that led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act....
  • Rep. John Lewis, civil rights icon, to be honored in Va.

    U.S. Rep. John Lewis is among the 2015 winners of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals. The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello recognize the contributions of medal recipients who embrace the ideals and endeavors...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: LBJ was a hero of Selma, too

    President Barack Obama will commemorate some real heroes this weekend in Selma, Ala. the African-American citizens and their white supporters who risked life and limb a half-century ago to achieve their constitutional right to vote. And as Georgia Rep....
  • Book review: 'March' is a riveting graphic memoir about the civil rights movement

    Book review: 'March' is a riveting graphic memoir about the civil rights movement
    Parents need to know that “March: Book Two” continues the historical saga and personal memoir Rep. John Lewis began in “March: Book One.” This installment, as excellent as the first, follows the young Lewis as he and his allies...
  • This is today's Selma

    SELMA, Ala. There's "Selma" the movie, a powerful testament to the Civil Rights Era. And there's Selma the city, where vacant storefronts abound on Broad Street, the main thoroughfare leading to the Edmund Pettus Bridge. "No one's going to care about...
  • Under attack, unions show new creativity and militancy

    Under attack, unions show new creativity and militancy
    One consequence of the steady decline of unions in America is that we've forgotten what little we used to know about what organized labor even means. Union members are often depicted as lazy and overpaid, and job actions as a threat to the livelihoods...
  • Obama celebrates Black History Month, ahead of Selma visit

    Obama celebrates Black History Month, ahead of Selma visit
    President Barack Obama on Thursday celebrated what he called "the central role that African-Americans have played in every aspect of American life." Obama was joined by his wife, Michelle, as they hosted a White House reception for Black History Month....
  • Colorado man says he wanted to bomb accountant, not NAACP headquarters

    The 44-year-old man charged in an explosion outside an NAACP office building in Colorado Springs, Colo., told police he was trying to attack an accountant who allegedly stole tax records from him, not the civil rights group, according to a criminal...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: Rosie O'Donnell on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: Rosie O'Donnell on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 15 - 21, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Austin City Limits This new episode has...
  • John Boehner, Dana Carvey, Bill Gates: Sunday guests

    John Boehner, Dana Carvey, Bill Gates: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning guest list: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, discusses the GOP agenda, Obamacare and the Department of Homeland Security on "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy...