| Feb 27, 2012
| 6:45 AM
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...
| Feb 27, 2012
In a fiery lecture to thousands of followers of the Nation of Islam on Sunday in Chicago, Minister Louis Farrakhan warned that racial hatred could lead to attempts to assassinate President Barack Obama.
Farrakhan spent much of his oration decrying what...
| May 8, 2012
| 8:22 AM
There's a fallacy that reporters detest being in the spotlight. If that were really true, articles would be published without bylines. But print journalists have found that it's easier and more fun to ask questions than it is to answer them.
| Dec 24, 2008
| 9:48 PM
The Rev. James L. Bevel, a fiery top lieutenant of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and a force behind civil rights campaigns of the 1960s whose erratic behavior and conviction on incest charges tarnished his legacy, has died. He was 72.
| Apr 11, 2009
Smokin' Joe is on the phone and upside my head, joking, singing and jawing once again about the fight of the decade, of the century, some would say of all time: the so-called "Thrilla in Manila."
Justifiable or not, hyperbole was the order of the day...
| Feb 25, 2008
| 1:04 PM
By Sophia Tareen
CHICAGO (AP) - In his first major public address since a cancer crisis, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said Sunday that presidential candidate Barack Obama is the "hope of the entire world" that the U.S. will change for the...
| Nov 15, 2009
| 9:34 PM
While this week's 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' offered some window dressing (borrowed pens, rash-afflicted 9-year-old girls, maitre d' bribery, Groat's disease), the main events were clearly the table read for the 'Seinfeld' reunion and Michael Richards being...
| Dec 22, 2009
| 12:45 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Police concerns about a terrorist attack stemming from the 2003 arrest of Michael Jackson led to a request for federal help, according to FBI files kept on the late pop star.
The documents also show that the FBI helped facilitate...
| Apr 27, 2010
| 11:33 AM
The only man to admit to his role in the murder of Malcolm X was granted parole Tuesday, exactly 45 years after the civil rights leader was assassinated in New York City.
Thomas Hogan, 69, had appealed to the parole board 14 times since 1984, but each...
| Mar 28, 2004
In the hive of high-powered attorneys and financial advisors that buzzes around Michael Jackson, the quiet men in subdued suits can't help but stand out.
They don't practice law or negotiate Hollywood deals. The men belong to the Nation of Islam, the...