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  • The last best witness

    The last best witness
    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,...
  • Creepy 'Twilight' doll was to be Bella's baby [VIDEO]

    Creepy 'Twilight' doll was to be Bella's baby [VIDEO]
    Here's some post-Halloween fun. A new video has emerged online of a creepy "Twilight" doll that was intended to be the half-vampire, half-human spawn of Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson). The "Twilight Forever: The Complete Saga,"...
  • British woman ropes in her horse as a bridesmaid

    "Bridesmaids" had a lot of wild wedding moments, but even that raucous comedy didn't go where one British bride just did: She enlisted her horse to be one of her two bridesmaids. Wearing a purple bridle to match groom Graham Sales' tie, 17-year-old...
  • Francis Walter Dam has same stigma as a school named for KKK's founder

    It was the most rancorous period in America since the Civil War. It was a time in which Americans were afraid to speak their minds, afraid of the self-righteous paladins of McCarthyism and the House Un-American Activities Committee, which was one of the...
  • Hustler's Larry Flynt seeks to save his assailant from lethal injection

    Larry Flynt wants to stop Missouri from executing the man whose bullet put the publisher of Hustler magazine in a wheelchair for life. Over the weekend, Flynt and the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit to force the state to...
  • KKK group recruits in predominantly black Florida neighborhood

    KKK group recruits in predominantly black Florida neighborhood
    A Ku Klux Klan group trying to recruit new members has passed out hundreds of fliers in a predominantly black neighborhood in New Smyrna Beach. Tim Washington, a resident of the neighborhood near North Myrtle Street, saw one of the fliers on his way...
  • Jon Stewart plays 'Racist or Not Racist' with Key and Peele

    Jon Stewart plays 'Racist or Not Racist' with Key and Peele
    Was that kid in a Ku Klux Klan outfit at Halloween racist or not racist? What about that Washington Post column by Richard Cohen talking about people with "conventional views" suppressing the urge to vomit when they see New York Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio...
  • John Egerton dies at 78; author chronicled the South's thorny past

    If John Egerton liked you — and he liked nearly everyone he met — he might have hauled out an antique contraption called a biscuit brake, whipped up a batch of special unleavened dough and cajoled you into cranking the device while he...
  • Memories of sister lost in 1963 Birmingham church bombing fill Laurel home

    On Sunday, Sept. 15, 1963, members of the Ku Klux Klan planted a bomb in the basement of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., killing four young black girls. One of those girls was Diane Braddock's 14-year-old sister, Carole Robertson. It...
  • Nelson Mandela dies: His legacy to the arts

    Nelson Mandela dies: His legacy to the arts
    Many people know that Nelson Mandela’s life inspired novels, poems, plays and films, but few people know how powerful his effect on the theater was and how powerful the theater’s effect was on him. The theater served as a mirror to Mandela,...
  • Alabama man pleads guilty in cross-burning incident in black area

    An Alabama man has pleaded guilty to burning a cross at the entrance of an African American neighborhood in Ozark, about 80 miles southeast of Montgomery, federal officials announced Monday. Thomas Windell Smith, 24, of Dothan, pleaded guilty on...