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  • Suspect in Joliet double murder: 'It feels like a dream; it's not real'

    Suspect in Joliet double murder: 'It feels like a dream; it's not real'
    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,”...
  • Ricky Gervais to Produce David Brent Movie with BBC

    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...
  • Interview: James Brown's son talks about being the child son of the Godfather of Soul

     
    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......
  • 'Hateful Things' exhibit marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

    'Hateful Things' exhibit marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act
    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...
  • The New Racism: First you deny racism exists.

    The New Racism: First you deny racism exists.
    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...
  • Tuskegee project to set the record straight on dance music

    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-...
  • School Board member faces voters for first time since admitting use of n-word

    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...
  • President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]

    President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]
    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)...
  • Expect the 'race card' in our ongoing immigration debate

    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...
  • Douglas C. Lyons: Biased drivers give new meaning to road rage

    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...
  • Mexico's soccer coach defends fans' use of gay slur amid FIFA inquiry

    Mexico's soccer coach defends fans' use of gay slur amid FIFA inquiry
    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...