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Louis Farrakhan

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  • Celebs turn to stylists, designers to craft courtroom couture

    Celebs turn to stylists, designers to craft courtroom couture
    The button-down gingham shirt was accented by a maroon paisley bow tie. Her loose-fitting black jeans slightly covered her black-and-white squared leather shoes. Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's nerd-chic ensemble, accented by geeky glasses, seemed almost red-...
  • An invisible man, live on stage

    An invisible man, live on stage
    Can you do a play about an invisible man? About an African-American whom others simply refuse to see? Ralph Ellison, it seems fair to surmise, thought probably not. Not well, anyway. Not something that would do justice to the moment, shortly after the end...
  • Shadia: A mainstream look at the Nation of Islam

    The Nation of Islam teaches a different kind of Islam from the one I know. So I wanted to take part of Black History Month to explore the organization, which is closely associated with the Civil Rights Movement but never far from controversy. Though I...
  • Farrakhan: Racial hatred could lead to attempts to assassinate Obama

    Farrakhan: Racial hatred could lead to attempts to assassinate Obama
    In a fiery lecture to thousands of followers of the Nation of Islam on Sunday, Minister Louis Farrakhan warned that racial hatred could lead to attempts to assassinate President Barack Obama. Farrakhan spent much of his oration decrying what he cast as...
  • Covering Louis Farrakhan, as he warns racism could set the stage for assassination attempts on President Barack Obama

    Covering Louis Farrakhan, as he warns racism could set the stage for assassination attempts on President Barack Obama
    One of the things I find most exciting – and nerve-wracking – about working as a newspaper reporter is that it’s impossible to know how any given workday will unfold. You can expect to be covering one thing when you wake up in the...
  • Story on Krikorian comments was unfair

    I was very disappointed to see the Glendale News-Press use an unknown, anonymous attack from the Internet to widely circulate a smear of Assembly candidate Greg Krikorian (“Rally comments cause a stir,” May 13). Do you really think it was fair...
  • Farrakhan's right to speak at Berkeley event is defended

     
    An appearance by controversial Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan at UC Berkeley raised some hackles, but University of California President Mark G. Yudof issued a statement defending Farrakhan's right to speak....
  • Remembering Mike Wallace

     
    Veteran broadcast journalist Mike Wallace, who found his way into the homes of millions of people through his many years on CBS' "60 Minutes," died Saturday night at the age of 93....
  • We have your values right here!

     
    Commenter Beth points us to this post at HotAir contrasting offical Chicago's reaction to Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan's activity in anti-violence efforts with Chick-Fil-A's so-far-thwarted attempt to open a second restaurant: So, let’s...
  • Book reviews: 'Preaching With Sacred Fire' and 'The Anthology of Rap'

    Book reviews: 'Preaching With Sacred Fire' and 'The Anthology of Rap'
    Preaching With Sacred Fire An Anthology of African American Sermons, 1750 to the Present Edited by Martha Simmons and Frank A. Thomas W.W. Norton: 976 pp., $45 The Anthology of Rap Edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois Yale University Press:...
  • Michael Jackson hailed during emotional memorial service

    Michael Jackson hailed during emotional memorial service
    Music legends, sports figures, and civil rights leaders paid tribute to Michael Jackson today during an emotional, song-filled service at Staples Center that was part polished entertainment, part revival meeting. Jackson was praised as a music pioneer...