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  • Black History Month: A celebration with mixed feelings on PBS

     
    PBS' "Independent Lens" looks at Black History Month with documentaries that take a varied -- and critical -- view of the observance....
  • Review: 'Listen, Whitey!' and 'Soundtrack for a Revolution'

     
    'Listen, Whitey! The Sounds of Black Power 1967-1974' and 'Soundtrack for a Revolution' recall the push for social change....
  • Jazz Bag: The 'Black Liberation Movement Suite' at UConn

    Once, jazz was primetime. While it is still in downtown New York — if you've got $80 for a one-hour set — in many places jazz's happiest homes are on off-nights: Mondays, Wednesdays and, most consistently, the Sunday brunch. Well, next time...
  • Thoughts From Dr. Joe: To right the unrightable wrong

    Thoughts From Dr. Joe: To right the unrightable wrong
    As a boy, I wasn't much of a joiner. Although I knew many kids, I never aligned myself to one particular group. But as I think back 47 years I remember running with a bunch of guys from the gym where I boxed. We formed a club called The Knights. Many of...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Paterno's fall from grace

    In 1928, a pensive boy waited outside the courtroom in which the Chicago Grand Jury conducted its business. As Joe Jackson approached, the boy asked, “Say it ain’t so, Joe.” Shoeless Joe despairingly remarked, “Yes kid, I’m...
  • Mixtape Mashup: Black power and police corruption

    Mixtape Mashup:  Black power and police corruption
    The Black Power Mixtape Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford. (860) 232-6691, realartways.org. The Prince of the City 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Ridgefield Playhouse Film Society, 80 East Ridge Ave., Ridgefield, (203) 438-4795.   How do Swedes see...
  • Pirkle Jones, California photographer, dies at 95

    Pirkle Jones, California photographer, dies at 95
    Pirkle Jones, a California photographer admired for his stirring images of migrant workers, endangered landscapes and social movements, including a controversial series on the Black Panthers at the height of their activism in the late 1960s, died March 15...
  • 'A Bomb in Every Issue' by Peter Richardson

    'A Bomb in Every Issue' by Peter Richardson
    Live fast, die young, leave a good-looking corpse. That's the stuff of myth, but Ramparts pulled it off. Published for just 13 years, the San Francisco magazine not only blew the cover off the biggest stories of its era, it also helped set the...
  • Unfinished business

    TWO WEEKS AGO, the House of Representatives voted 422 to 2 to pass a bill called the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act. It would authorize up to $13.5 million a year in new federal spending for investigations into "cold case" killings like...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: An American patriot

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: An American patriot
    I am stirred by the thought of chivalry. A devotion to ideals beyond our own self-interest is man's dominant quest. I think of Cervantes' immortal hero Don Quixote and his aria, "One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of...