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  • Protest movement grows across all spectrums in Baltimore area

    Dr. Manisha Sharma climbed on a bench outside the Johns Hopkins medical school campus this week and shouted: "If I can't breathe, you can't breathe!" Dozens of students around her responded with the same phrase in unison. It was Human Rights Day, and...
  • After North Carolina teen's hanging ruled a suicide, FBI opens inquiry

    After North Carolina teen's hanging ruled a suicide, FBI opens inquiry
    More than three months after local authorities ruled that a black teenager had committed suicide after he was found hanging from a swing set in a small North Carolina town, the FBI has opened an investigation into the death. The U.S. attorney's office...
  • In 'Sunset Baby,' absence makes the heart grow harder

    In 'Sunset Baby,' absence makes the heart grow harder
    There's poetry in "Sunset Baby," the drama being put on through Dec. 21 by Primal Forces Production at Andrews Living Arts Studio in Fort Lauderdale's FAT Village. It's real poetry, sweetly wistful one moment and bracingly bold the next, and not...
  • Legal review of voucher program IS needed

    Legal review of voucher program IS needed
    I am grateful to the South Florida Sun Sentinel for its insightful, balanced, and responsible editorial on Nov. 29, "Court Review of School Vouchers Long Overdue." I found Doug Tuthill's combative response to the editorial surprising since I invited...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...