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  • George Crowe Cleared Fences In Hartford, Broke Down Barriers In Two Sports

    George Crowe Cleared Fences In Hartford, Broke Down Barriers In Two Sports
    It did not take long for George Crowe to impress fans in Hartford. A crowd of 5,249 jammed into Bulkeley Stadium on May 7, 1950, when the Chiefs played the first home game of the new season, and they got a glimpse of what that Summer of George Crowe would...
  • The American dream gives way to a new reality: social immobility

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Allison Gibbons has lived a lifetime of problems. A difficult childhood in a broken home. An eating disorder, drug abuse, depression, alcohol "obviously I was self-medicating," she says. She is the mother of a young son whose father...
  • Michael Smerconish: Beware extremists in the U.S.

    Janet Napolitano was right. Five years ago, the office of the then-secretary of the Department of Homeland Security released an assessment on right-wing extremism titled "Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in...
  • Alan Douglas, associated with Jimi Hendrix's later success, dies at 82

    Alan Douglas, associated with Jimi Hendrix's later success, dies at 82
    Alan Douglas, a record producer who worked with a panoply of rock and jazz legends but is most closely associated with the phenomenal posthumous success of Jimi Hendrix, has died at his home in Paris. He was 82. Douglas, who had been ill in recent...
  • Quality education -- for all

    A trial judge in California has now delivered a resounding decision in the great tradition of Brown v. Board of Education -- yes, the case that sounded the death knell for Jim Crow in public schools after half a century of legally established and...
  • Stateless people in Dominican Republic hope to regain citizenship

    Maribel Campusano Fajardo smiles shyly at the ring on her left hand. "The ring is just a promise, because we can't get married without the identity card," the 25-year-old said. Fajardo's fiance, Rafael Toussaint, 26, is one of thousands of people born...
  • Letter: 'Loony' is in the eye of the beholder

    Re: “Rogers’ looniness must have a reason,” Mailbag, June 4. Molly Shore wrote it was “confusing” when Will Rogers played video of Mayor Gordon accusing city staff and officials of hiding records and of conspiring to give...
  • Hartford Students Inured To Segregation

    As a Bosnian student in the Hartford Public Schools, I am a minority among minorities. Only 5 percent of the district identifies as "white, non-Hispanic," while the other 90 percent is black or Hispanic. The shocking reality of these statistics was made...
  • L.A. gives $215,000 to man who wore KKK hood to meeting, got ejected

    L.A. gives $215,000 to man who wore KKK hood to meeting, got ejected
    The City of Los Angeles will pay $215,000 to end a free-speech lawsuit involving a man who was kicked out of a public meeting after showing up wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood. Lawmakers voted unanimously Wednesday to settle the lawsuit with Venice...
  • L.A. pays $215,000 to settle suit by man who wore KKK hood to meeting

    L.A. pays $215,000 to settle suit by man who wore KKK hood to meeting
    Los Angeles will pay $215,000 to end a free-speech lawsuit involving a man who was kicked out of a public meeting after showing up wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood. Council members voted unanimously Wednesday to settle the lawsuit with Venice resident...
  • Oscar-Nominated Actress Ruby Dee Dies at 91

    Ruby Dee, best known for her role in 1961's "A Raisin in the Sun" and latterly for her Oscar-nominated turn as Denzel Washington's mother in 2007's "American Gangster," died Wednesday in New York. She was 91. Dee's Oscar nomination in 2008 for her...