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  • Why block traffic in L.A. to protest what happened in Ferguson?

    Why block traffic in L.A. to protest what happened in Ferguson?
    To the editor: Who are these people who stop freeway traffic as a way to protest the non-indictment of Ferguson, Mo., Officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown? These people who sat in the middle of intersections and threw bottles did an...
  • Deputy police chief caught in KKK scandal demands unpaid fire job back

    Deputy police chief caught in KKK scandal demands unpaid fire job back
    Fruitland Park's deputy chief of police, who left the city during a scandal over the Ku Klux Klan, is demanding his unpaid job as chief of the volunteer fire department back. A letter from an attorney on behalf of David Borst warned that Fruitland...
  • The civil rights movement needed both King and the Panthers [Letter]

    The civil rights movement needed both King and the Panthers [Letter]
    Reginald L. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History and Culture director A. Skipp Sanders was wrong to bar civil rights pioneer Helena Hicks from entering the premises, and she was wrong about the civil rights movement and former Black Panther...
  • Our Congress picks, part 2: Editorial

    With five members, Central Florida has a bigger U.S. House delegation than some states. Last week we offered recommendations in two of the races. Today, the other three: District 9 Incumbent Democrat Alan Grayson of Orlando is seeking a second term...
  • Discovering that Christopher Columbus is persona non grata

    In September 1928, the leaders of a burgeoning immigrant community in eastern Pennsylvania met in their usual gathering place, the Italian Home on South Fifth Street, to talk about raising money for a gift for their new city. They decided to canvass the...
  • Return mayor, commissioners, to manage growth in Wilton Manors

    Return mayor, commissioners, to manage growth in Wilton Manors
    Wilton Manors is undergoing big change, with a number of major renovations along Dixie Highway and Wilton Drive. To oversee those changes, voters are about to select their next mayor and fill two hotly contested commission seats. Mayor Gary Resnick...
  • Holocaust Center joins Shakespeare Theater on civil rights debate

    Holocaust Center joins Shakespeare Theater on civil rights debate
    More than two years ago, the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center in Maitland began planning a series of exhibits to commemorate a significant date this year: the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It was the...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • America needs reminding: 'Black lives matter'

    America needs reminding: 'Black lives matter'
    To the editor: Frankly, I am tired of seeing black women crying over the loss of their sons. It is gut-wrenching to see signs carried by small black children that read, "Black lives matter." ("As Ferguson anger simmers, protests in other cities are more...