| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Hours after Joliet police discovered the bodies of two men in her friend’s home, Bethany McKee repeatedly told an investigator she was in disbelief.
“I knew in my head they were dead, but still in my head they couldn’t be,”...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:30 PM
LONDON -- Ricky Gervais is to produce a feature film centering on David Brent, the character he played in the original BBC version of TV comedy series "The Office."
The movie, "Life on the Road," will follow Brent's progress in the 15 years since...
| Aug 9, 2014
The world knew singer James Brown as The Godfather of Soul — the singer who essentially invented funk and who from the mid-1950s through the 1990s put more than 100 songs on the R&B charts and influenced generations of performers......
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The imagery shocks: a noose dangling between photos of two hanged men, drawings of children labeled "Alligator Bait," a gun-range target shaped like a human.
The examples of bigotry and cruelty are on display at the Holocaust Center in Maitland. But the...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Did you know Michael Brown was a devoted gang member with an extensive juvenile record who routinely robbed convenience stores and committed acts of mayhem? And did you know that when Officer Darren Wilson shot Brown, he wasn't using unjustified force, he...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Throughout its history in America, dance music was made by — and for — people of color. Nile Rodgers, Donna Summer, Joe Bataan and Salsoul Records, Frankie Knuckles: It was black and Latin artists who made and played pioneering tracks for big-...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Facing voters for the first time since her use of a racist epithet toward African-Americans became public, Ann Murray said Monday it shouldn't be an issue in her bid for re-election to the Broward School Board.
Murray said her use of the n-word "was a...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On February 19, 2008, Sen. Barack Obama promised to "fundamentally transform America." This was no mere rhetoric from the telegenic man who would go on to best Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Rather, it was an audacious (to borrow a term)...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:08 PM
In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, "We are as good as you are!"
One of the...
| May 24, 2014
Are South Florida motorists racist?
I didn't want to believe skin color plays a significant role in driving, particularly at a time when many are starting to believe our nation has somehow moved beyond race and racism. But, now I'm not so sure. There may...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Mexico’s World cup soccer coach defended the use of a gay slur used by the team’s fans at the World Cup after soccer’s governing body started an investigation.
Fans at the World Cup have carried on a practice common in Mexico of...