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  • 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....
  • Congressional Black Caucus sees leverage in Steve Scalise protests

    WASHINGTON Members of the Congressional Black Caucus see opportunity in the scandal that inspired a heart-shaped "KKK + GOP" sign outside a recent Capitol Hill Club fundraiser for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. Revelations that the Louisiana...
  • 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

     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...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agent Carter' on ABC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 11 - 17, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------     SERIES Restaurant Startup In the season...
  • 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...
  • Republicans take helm of Congress, but initial course is unclear

    Republicans take helm of Congress, but initial course is unclear
    As Republicans take control Tuesday of both chambers of Congress for the first time in eight years, party leaders hope to move quickly to confront President Obama and showcase their conservative ideology, including austere budget cuts and dismantling...
  • White House says whether Scalise keeps House leadership position says a lot about who GOP is

    The White House on Monday waded into a controversy over revelations that the House's No. 3 Republican spoke to a white supremacist group 12 years ago, saying who the GOP has in leadership "says a lot about who they are." White House Press Secretary...
  • Oyelowo's long wait to play MLK Jr.

    Midway through Lee Daniels' "The Butler," 2013's true-story portrait of a black man who worked at the White House under eight presidents, the character played by David Oyelowo is in a room with an actor in the role of Martin Luther King Jr. Oyelowo's...