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  • When Chicago welcomed KKK

    When Chicago welcomed KKK
    The scene that drew residents of Central Park Avenue just south of Foster Avenue to their front porches on Aug. 16, 1921, was eerily reminiscent of "The Birth of a Nation," the film that celebrated the night-riding vigilantes who restored white...
  • KKK propaganda blankets Orange County neighborhood

    KKK propaganda blankets Orange County neighborhood
    Some residents in Santa Ana awoke on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to find fliers disparaging King and advertising the Klu Klux Klan, authorities said. According to the Santa Ana Police Department, about 40 homes near the 2600 block of North...
  • In Theory: In wake of Paris attacks, is an unfair burden placed on the Muslim community?

    In the wake of the attack on the French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo and the deadly hostage crisis at a Paris kosher market last week, the Muslim community has once again been thrust into the public eye. This, of course, comes less than a month...
  • How did Islam come to this?

    How did Islam come to this?
    "Islam is a religion of love. My brother was killed by terrorists, by false Muslims." These were the words of Malek Merabet, the brother of the policeman who was shot in the Charlie Hebdo attack. He is right. But his point raises another question that...
  • 'Got to be taught'

    'Got to be taught'
    "You've got to be taught/ To be afraid/ Of people whose eyes/ Are oddly made/ And people whose skin is a different shade./ You've got to be carefully taught." — Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, from "South Pacific" Long before anyone ever...
  • Selma March Pivotal Civil Rights Moment

    Selma March Pivotal Civil Rights Moment
    The 50th anniversary of the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., is a reminder of the critical role the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. played in American history. Dr. King, whose birth we celebrate today, was far from the only activist...
  • Simsbury To Hold Fifth Annual MLK Day Celebration

    SIMSBURY — Martha Brackeen-Harris remembers the segregated drinking fountains, sitting on the back of the bus and lodging in dorm rooms at black colleges instead of hotels. But more vividly, Brackeen-Harris remembers meeting Martin Luther King Jr....
  • Taking the Kids -- and teaching them about civil rights at our national monuments

    Taking the Kids -- and teaching them about civil rights at our national monuments
    Let's hear it for teachable moments. I especially love the ones outside of school, and even better school age, if they occur spontaneously. Well, sometimes they may need a little help. Next month, of course, is Black History Month and in school kids are...
  • Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie Mais Je Suis Paris

    Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie Mais Je Suis Paris
    As an American citizen, I stand with our French friends and close allies since revolutionary times in their time of grief and fear. I do not, however want to be associated in any way with "Charlie Hebdo," nor do I condone their warped sense of humor....
  • Jewish rights organization releases list of Midwest anti-Semitic acts

    Jewish rights organization releases list of Midwest anti-Semitic acts
    Days after terrorist killings in Paris, officials with the Simon Wiesenthal Center released a list Tuesday of alarming anti-Semitic incidents in the Midwest last year. In Chicago, swastikas and anti-Semitic messages were spray-painted on the garages...
  • Lawmaker apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler

    Lawmaker apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler
     Republican Rep. Randy Weber apologized Tuesday for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a tweet related to the Paris terrorist attacks. Congressional Democrats and Jewish groups had denounced the comment Weber sent on his official...