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  • CicLAvia kicks off for first time in South L.A.

    CicLAvia kicks off for first time in South L.A.
    The 11th CicLAvia bike festival officially kicked off Sunday morning, marking the first time that the car-free route will wind through South Los Angeles. Thousands of bicyclists, skateboarders, roller skaters and pedestrians are expected to ride or walk...
  • Hampton University hosts discussion on civic engagement

    Hampton University hosts discussion on civic engagement
    An ongoing national discussion centered around police actions and civic engagement was the focus of a forum Monday evening at Hampton University. The eight-person panel of police officers, elected officials, media and students was held to discuss how to...
  • Congress must also act on issue of police use of excessive force

    Congress must also act on issue of police use of excessive force
    In the past few weeks there has been a lot of discussion about President Barack Obama's response to the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases. Each failure to win indictment for the officers who killed these unarmed black men has left millions of...
  • Rush Limbaugh, Bobby Jindal on 'Fox News Sunday'

    Rush Limbaugh, Bobby Jindal on 'Fox News Sunday'
    UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list this weekend: Radio host Rush Limbaugh and Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La., visit "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Fox News says it is Limbaugh's first appearance in more than five years on the show....
  • Hampton mayor's participation in protest march angers officers

    Hampton mayor's participation in protest march angers officers
    "More than a few" police officers angered by Mayor George Wallace's participation in a protest march Thursday plan to attend a Dec. 10 City Council meeting to express their displeasure, according to the police benevolent association representing them....
  • Old Anger Over Injustice Is Focused, Spread Through Social Media

    NEW HAVEN — The long lines of people lying silently in "die ins" on the streets here this week to protest African-American deaths at the hands of police included a diverse mix of blacks, whites, Asians, Hispanics and others. That multi-racial fact...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------  SERIES Atlantis As wedding plans progress, Ariadne...
  • Missouri 'journey for justice' march ends at governor's mansion

    Missouri 'journey for justice' march ends at governor's mansion
    Activists protesting police treatment of black Americans concluded a 120-mile march from Ferguson, Missouri, to the Missouri governor's mansion on Friday, ending a "journey for justice" tied to the police killing of an unarmed black teenager. More than...
  • Hampton University students stage peaceful protest of recent national police incidents

    Hampton University students stage peaceful protest of recent national police incidents
    Hampton University students, escorted by the Hampton Police Division, marched from campus to City Hall on Thursday, holding signs and chanting in protest of recent national incidents involving police and citizens. “Hands up, don’t shoot!&...
  • Ferguson demonstrators begin 120-mile march to Missouri state capital

    Ferguson demonstrators begin 120-mile march to Missouri state capital
    Activists in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday began a 120-mile march to the state capital to protest the killing of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer, a case that has rekindled a national debate over U.S. race relations. The seven-day...
  • Texas school board member apologizes for Klan image in Facebook post

    Texas school board member apologizes for Klan image in Facebook post
    A member of an East Texas school board has apologized and intends to resign after posting on his Facebook page a picture of a person in Ku Klux Klan attire along with the caption "I'm dreaming of a white Christmas." The Hooks Independent School...