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  • Hey Chicago, Trevor Noah is not impressed by your hot dogs

    Hey Chicago, Trevor Noah is not impressed by your hot dogs
    Growing up, Trevor Noah did not know comedy existed. Sitcoms, sketches and entertainment as a whole were a figment of his imagination. “Comedy” wasn’t a hobby, it wasn’t a business, it wasn’t anything at all. Being born...
  • With 'Selma' and Ferguson, MLK Day events more meaningful

    With 'Selma' and Ferguson, MLK Day events more meaningful
    Roberta Meek's memory of the day she met the man is fading. It was 1965 or 1967. She was 9 years old or 11 years old. She and her father walked through a hotel lobby in Philadelphia, his big hand cradling her little one. She recognized a man striding...
  • Chicago and the Tuskegee Airmen

    Chicago and the Tuskegee Airmen
    "If I can get up there, I'll help change things down here." — Unnamed student pilot at Tuskegee, Ala., eager for combat in World War II. In 1940, on the cusp of America's entry into World War II, the country had a serious shortage of experienced...
  • Does the new 'Selma' call for compulsory voting?

    Does the new 'Selma' call for compulsory voting?
    I saw Selma this week. It's a powerful movie about the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It's worth seeing, and certainly deserves better than what it got this week from that star-chamber Oscar nominating process of the Academy of Motion...
  • Former American Front leader: 'I am a racialist'

    Former American Front leader: 'I am a racialist'
    Marcus Faella first shaved his head in the early 1990s. Then 18, Faella and his buddies would pack into their cars and travel to punk-rock concerts and clubs. Usually thrown out after slam-dancing in front of the stage, Faella said that's where skinheads...
  • Prisoner's lawsuit alleges Allentown officer used excessive force

    A man who tucked a revolver into his waistband before fleeing police claims an Allentown officer used excessive force by continuously shocking him with a Taser, according to a federal lawsuit. Brian Morgan Jr. also alleges that officer David M. Howells...
  • Police, gay marriage and Stuart Scott: Letters

    Police, gay marriage and Stuart Scott: Letters
    Defending law officers Friday's side-by-side commentaries on body cams for police should have been from opposing viewpoints, and yet it was as if both guest columnists were members of the same anti-police cabal. Eric Smaw writes that police "who...
  • Ignore the peddlers of outrage

    Ignore the peddlers of outrage
    Recent events from Ferguson, Mo., to Staten Island, N.Y., might prompt an observer to infer that American cops are racist and that a bigoted white populace tolerates unnecessary lethal force against minorities. One might also conclude that America has a...
  • Former white supremacist convicted in 1997 slaying of black man

    Former white supremacist convicted in 1997 slaying of black man
    A former white supremacist was convicted of murder Thursday in the beating and stabbing death of a black man in the Antelope Valley desert.  A Los Angeles jury deliberated for five hours before finding Richard Phillip Ritchie, 39, guilty of first-degree...
  • Black men: Beware of police officers

    It's one of the best-known lines of any English-language poet -- Robert Burns' reflection on the upper-class church lady who doesn't realize there's a louse crawling around on her bonnet. "O wad some Pow'r the giftie gie us, To see oursels as ithers see...
  • Vandals target Israeli school that brings together Arabs, Jews

    Vandals target Israeli school that brings together Arabs, Jews
    With relations between Jews and Arabs increasingly strained by the recent chain of violence and contentious legislation, the latest victims of hostility are the few trying to coexist in Jerusalem, where vandals set fire to a Jewish-Arab school in the city...