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  • Rhubarb rerun: A debate over freedom of expression and blasphemy with a local Islamic leader

    Rhubarb rerun: A debate over freedom of expression and blasphemy with a local Islamic leader
     In 2006, Ahmed Rehab, then communications director and now head of the Chicago Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and I engaged in an online dialogue sparked by the controversy over the violent response in the Muslim world to the...
  • 01/26: New businesses

    01/26: New businesses
    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa. Lake Twin Line Enterprises LLC,10123 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg, 34788. Advanced...
  • The story of Martin Luther King Jr.'s first secretary, Maude Ballou

    In this comfortable suburb north of Jackson, Maude Ballou sits among other residents, chatting about lunch, the weather and the daily pleasures of life in a congenial retirement home. She spends her days quietly, reading — the Bible, mostly —...
  • 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...
  • Mask-wearing, Obamacare-protesting cop violated department policy, say police

    Mask-wearing, Obamacare-protesting cop violated department policy, say police
    A police officer who was arrested in Plantation for refusing to take off his mask during a government protest violated department policies, according to an internal affairs report released this week. Commanders at the North Miami Beach Police...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Synagogues unite to serve community

    Synagogues unite to serve community
    Two longtime area synagogues have recently merged, beginning a new tradition for the combined temples that will serve both the Delray Beach and Boynton Beach Jewish community. Temple Emeth of Delray Beach, an area landmark for 40 years, and Temple Torah...