| Jun 29, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Parishioners from a Lincoln Park Roman Catholic parish are marching in today's Pride Parade to show their solidarity with Dignity Chicago, an independent ministry for gay, lesbian and transgender Catholics.
More than a dozen parishioners from St....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:20 AM
A recent study on religious affiliation and hiring discrimination in the American South, published in the journal Social Currents and reported by the Washington Post, showed that while Southern employers are likely to prefer applicants who make no overt...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Los Angeles will pay $215,000 to end a free-speech lawsuit involving a man who was kicked out of a public meeting after showing up wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood.
Council members voted unanimously Wednesday to settle the lawsuit with Venice resident...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Many well-meaning people talk about being colorblind or proudly claim that they are raising their children to ignore racial or other differences. I know they are sincere when they say those words, but I cringe each time I hear them. What are meant as good...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 4:24 AM
Tensions between Irish immigrants and anti-immigrant nativists nearly exploded into violence during newly elected Connecticut Gov. William T. Minor's May 1855 inaugural parade.
A month earlier, Minor and his fellow Know-Nothing Party candidates had...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Justin Bieber seems to have had a proclivity for the N-word in his earlier years, with yet another video of the pop star surfacing that shows him using the racial epithet as a joke.
To add insult to injury, the embattled 20-year-old also mentions...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Justin Bieber has issued another apology this week, this time for a second video that surfaced showing the pop star singing a racist parody of his song "One Less Lonely Girl" at age 14.
Bieber, now 20, admitted to his wrongs in a statement to British...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Once again embroiled in scandal, Justin Bieber has turned to scripture.
After two videos showing a then-teenage Bieber using a racial slur multiple times — he repeats a crass joke in one clip and parodies his own song in another — surfaced...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Early on the morning of June 13, 1994, I was awakened by persistent knocking on my guesthouse door. An LAPD officer was at the door because two beautiful people, Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, had lost their lives.
Me? I was a wanna-be actor from...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:32 PM
The City of Los Angeles will pay $215,000 to end a free-speech lawsuit involving a man who was kicked out of a public meeting after showing up wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood.
Lawmakers voted unanimously Wednesday to settle the lawsuit with Venice...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Sam Fuller's daughter Samantha made a wise decision to utilize passages from her father's autobiography as the soundtrack for her documentary "A Fuller Life." Read aloud and with great feeling by actors and directors who admired and worked with him, these...