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  • KKK loses lawsuit on handing pamphlets to drivers in Missouri town

    In trying to take its message to the streets, the Ku Klux Klan has been ordered to keep white supremacy on the sidewalk. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a Klan chapter's lawsuit against a Missouri town, which...
  • 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...
  • Temple students unearth story of former slaves who once live in Jersey village

    Among the 15,400 artifacts Temple University archaeology students unearthed at Timbuctoo, N.J. — a buried village of freed and runaway slaves along Rancocas Creek — was a tiny, cast-iron buffalo. "There was also a little gun and a wagon...
  • Arthur H. Garrison: Viewing Ferguson and Staten Island in historical context of race

    Arthur H. Garrison: Viewing Ferguson and Staten Island in historical context of race
    Policing is a reflection of a larger American historical context. One explanation of that reflection is the history of race. Consider the following. In August 1619, African slaves arrived in Jamestown, Va. Within two decades Virginia law only allowed...
  • Signs vandalized with KKK symbols at Florida churches

    Signs vandalized with KKK symbols at Florida churches
    Two Florida churches and a parked vehicle were vandalized with KKK symbols and now the FBI is leading a hate crime investigation to find out who is responsible, according to the Tallahassee Democrat.    The signs and marquees of two predominantly...
  • Dealing with growth, improving city's image major issues in Fruitland Park election

    Dealing with growth, improving city's image major issues in Fruitland Park election
    FRUITLAND PARK — From the black eyes of back-to-back scandals to the encroaching growth from The Villages, Fruitland Park has plenty of issues to tackle in the coming years. Five candidates are vying for two City Commission seats that are up for...
  • John Doar dies, played key role in enabling Southern blacks to vote

    John Doar dies, played key role in enabling Southern blacks to vote
    John M. Doar, a former Justice Department lawyer who played a key role in enabling blacks in the South to vote and later directed the impeachment investigation of President Nixon, has died. He was 92. Doar died Tuesday in New York of congestive heart...
  • John Doar dies at 92; key Justice Department civil rights lawyer

    John Doar dies at 92; key Justice Department civil rights lawyer
    John Doar, a top Justice Department lawyer during the 1960s who was the face of the federal government during some of the most sensitive conflicts of the civil rights era, escorting the first black student into the University of Mississippi and...
  • Theater review: 'The Best of Enemies' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater

     Theater review: 'The Best of Enemies' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater
    The premise of "The Best of Enemies" sounds like a gimmick: Ku Klux Klan leader and black civil-rights activist are forced to work together. The resolution sounds like an old TV afterschool special: They become friends and learn to let go of hate and...
  • Reckless gun rights bill is reason to vote

    It is unfortunate that in non-presidential elections, far fewer folks vote. In reality, decisions made in Harrisburg and your local community usually have more impact on your day-to-day lives. And some of the decisions made in Harrisburg just smell bad....
  • 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...