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  • Nazi, KKK fliers remain a mystery

    Nazi, KKK fliers remain  a mystery
    The Nazi and Ku Klux Klan fliers distributed in a shopping center parking lot two weeks ago weren't the first to appear in Orland Park. There have been eight reports of KKK and Nazi paraphernalia being seen or distributed in Orland Park since January...
  • Nazi, KKK fliers found in Orland Park parking lot

    Nazi, KKK fliers found in Orland Park parking lot
    Fliers promoting the American Nazi Party and Ku Klux Klan were posted on cars in a La Grange Road shopping center parking lot around noon Monday, Orland Park police said. A woman shopping at Michaels at 15102 S. La Grange Rd. brought a flier she'd found...
  • Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 2014-15 season

    Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 2014-15 season
    After previously announcing "Les Miserables" would be the headliner of its upcoming season, Orlando Shakespeare Theater has announced the rest of the shows planned for 2014-15. Among them: The classic "To Kill a Mockingbird" and two Shakespeare offerings,...
  • Stephen Colbert unleashes 'Laser Klan' on the world

    Stephen Colbert unleashes 'Laser Klan' on the world
    February is widely known as Black History Month, and Stephen Colbert chose to celebrate it in the strangest way possible on Thursday's show: with an animated short for a proposed TV show known as "Laser Klan." Yes, that spelling is not a mistake. This...
  • Angela Y. Davis on what's radical in the 21st century

    Angela Y. Davis on what's radical in the 21st century
    Forty-five years after her first UCLA teaching gig attracted the wrath of Gov. Ronald Reagan, Angela Y. Davis is back on campus this semester, as regents' lecturer in the gender studies department. Her Thursday address in Royce Hall, about feminism and...
  • Maya Angelou, poet and civil rights advocate, dies at 86

    Maya Angelou, poet and civil rights advocate, dies at 86
    Poet, memoirist and performer Maya Angelou has died at age 86, Wake Forest University announced Wednesday. The multi-talented artist was also a celebrated civil rights advocate and pioneer. As a poet, Angelou was best known for reading at President...
  • Racial double standard seems evident after Allen High episode

    Iman Trek, a well-known figure in the Lehigh Valley's hiphop music scene, was upset over reports of racially motivated misconduct at Lehigh University. "This crap … has been going on for 20 years," he said, calling a recent incident a "hate...
  • Why don't the brave KKK members rally in Allentown?

    There was a startling news item this week from Fairview Township, northern York County, where a gallant "neighborhood watch" has come to the rescue of the residents of Ridge Road. I was startled because I once lived near Ridge Road in that township. I...
  • Mosque leaders: Community 'getting back to normal' after bullet hits dome

    Mosque leaders: Community 'getting back to normal' after bullet hits dome
    Yaser Birjas urged members of the Prayer Center of Orland Park to avoid anger or resentment after a bullet struck the mosque's golden dome last week. Instead, the mosque's former imam urged worshipers to use the shooting – intentional or not...
  • Kansas, the KKK and hate without end

    Kansas, the KKK and hate without end
    The news that a former grand dragon of the Ku Klux Klan is suspected of shooting and killing three people near Jewish community centers in Kansas seems at first glance like a disparaged past flaring briefly into the present. Americans like to imagine that...
  • Rename reparations to level racial playing field in U.S.

    Rename reparations to level racial playing field in U.S.
    "Have you heard of Irish amnesia?" a jolly Irish-American friend once joked. "It's when you forget everything but the grudges." Indeed, I responded, a lot of us black folks can identify with that: We forget everything but our "40 acres and a mule."...