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  • The party of Lincoln, today

    The party of Lincoln, today
    How Lincolnesque is the Party of Lincoln? Depends on who you ask. According to reader Joan Smith of Northridge, the Republican Party that freed the slaves in the 19th century and stood in opposition to civil rights-averse Southern Democrats in the...
  • 'Hateful Things' exhibit marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

    'Hateful Things' exhibit marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act
    The imagery shocks: a noose dangling between photos of two hanged men, drawings of children labeled "Alligator Bait," a gun-range target shaped like a human. The examples of bigotry and cruelty are on display at the Holocaust Center in Maitland. But the...
  • The havoc one man can wreak

    The havoc one man can wreak
    The man who jumped over the White House fence and sprinted through the main floor of the mansion could have gotten even farther had it not been for an off-duty Secret Service agent who was coincidentally in the house and leaving for the night. ... He...
  • 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...
  • Prosecutors toss three cases over police links to KKK

    Prosecutors toss three cases over police links to KKK
    Prosecutors in Lake County have tossed three pending criminal cases because of an FBI report linking two former Fruitland Park police officers to the Ku Klux Klan. All three cases – two misdemeanor batteries and a felony traffic case –...
  • Michael Rooker shines in dark roles

    Michael Rooker shines in dark roles
    Actor Michael Rooker stood in his hotel suite's bathroom staring at a coffee cup with the concentration of a jeweler inspecting a diamond. "You want to know how I act?" he asked in his trademark deep growl before holding the cup under a running faucet....
  • The legacy of Berkeley's Free Speech Movement

    The legacy of Berkeley's Free Speech Movement
    To the editor: The article looking back 50 years to UC Berkeley's Free Speech Movement and the specific focus on Mario Savio brought back powerful memories. ("Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark '64 free speech protests," Sept. 27) My campus...
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
  • Vandals won't stop Holiday services

    Vandals won't stop Holiday services
    Anti-Semitic vandalism has struck Miami-Dade County again. Following a summer of local anti-Semitic incidents, two synagogues were recently desecrated with hate symbols — Temple Beth Tov-Ahavat Shalom in West Miami, which was vandalized with spray...
  • Report: Swastika at Miami Beach temple leads to arrest

    A man has been arrested in connection with the vandalism of a sign at a prominent Miami Beach temple, WFOR-Ch. 4 is reporting. Early Tuesday, a swastika and the letters "KKK" were found on a sign at the entrace of Temple Emanu-el along the 1700 block of...
  • 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...