| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Community members of a rural North Florida city are finding plastic bags filled with candy and Ku Klux Klan propaganda in their front yards, First Coast News reports.
Residents of the city -- located about 30 miles north of Gainesville in rural Union...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:22 AM
No amount of chocolate could possibly sweeten any message delivered by a notorious hate group.
But it looks like that's what the Ku Klus Klan tried to do in a small Union County town, reports First Coast News in Jacksonville.
Residents reportedly woke...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Written and directed by veteran documentarian Stanley Nelson ("The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords"), "Freedom Summer" expertly combines archival footage and photos with contemporary interviews to recall the pivotal 10-week period in 1964 when...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:49 PM
"Annie and a Side of Fries" (YouTube). Just before she was a person with a TV show (Comedy Central's "Broad City," in which she co-stars with her longtime stage partner, Ilana Glazer, and which you should be watching), Abbi Jacobson created this splendid,...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:54 PM
The number of far-right militias, extremist patriot groups and hate organizations in the U.S. dropped last year for the first time since 1999, but the organizations are becoming "leaner and meaner," the Southern Poverty Law Center reported Tuesday....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked:
Khatia Buniatishvili | Pianist
The sultry young Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili sneaked...
| Aug 25, 2013
In the name of Trayvon Martin, just Americans
must rise up and stop this monstrous domestic brutality
motivated by bias and bigotry, justified by fear,
a vigilante violence that has claimed too many lives to count:
Like 19-year-old Michael...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:02 PM
One of the most powerful images in "The Movement," the NSU Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale photography exhibition about the Civil Rights Era, shows a group of demonstrators being assaulted with fire hoses at Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham, Ala., on May 3,...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Tinley Park police said today they are investigating the origin of several fliers touting the Ku Klux Klan that were distributed in a neighborhood this week.
The fliers were discovered Monday in at least five driveways on or near the 7000 block of 173rd...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:14 PM
A Florida high school that was named in the 1950s after a 19th century white supremacist and now has a majority black student enrollment will soon have a new name for its 21st century community.
Nathan Bedford Forrest High School in Jacksonville will...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:00 PM
When Natalie Cole and Chucho Valdés share a bill Wednesday night at the Hollywood Bowl, it will mark a long-delayed reunion of two languages and two musical dynasties.
More than half a century ago, on the eve of the Cuban Revolution, Cole's father,...