| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:12 PM
In advance of the Heat's Monday game in Atlanta on Martin Luther King Day, and in advance of Black History Month, Heat center Chris Bosh is featured in an NBA "Big" commercial....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:31 PM
February is the observance of Black History Month. Many events and activities take place across the region. This listing of events, in order by locality and date, will be updated throughout the month.
17th Annual Black History Program...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:25 PM
The principal of an all-girls Christian private school in Northern California has apologized over a lunch menu supposedly intended to celebrate Black History Month that included cornbread, fried chicken and watermelon.
"I'd like to apologize for the...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:07 PM
When an all-girls Christian private school in Northern California this week announced over the public address system that a lunch menu in honor of Black History Month would include watermelon and fried chicken, classrooms erupted in nervous laughter...
| 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 8, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Surveillance cameras at a New York City car dealership captured a pedestrian being knocked off his feet by a wave of slush tossed up by a fast-moving snowplow.
It was a case of splash and run.
The video, from Newsfix, shows an unsuspecting, bundled-up...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Chris Kattan, former "Saturday Night Live" cast member, was arrested early Monday morning after a freeway crash in Los Angeles.
Reports on the incident included news of Kattan's air bag deploying from KNX 1070 and the comedian suffering a bloody nose....
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The boy who once required military intervention to attend a high school in Arkansas will be a warmly received guest at a high school in Huntington Beach.
That's the symbolic truth as Terrence Roberts — one of the black students known as the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Rush Limbaugh thinks John Lewis should have been armed.
"If a lot of African-Americans back in the '60s had guns and the legal right to use them for self-defense, you think they would have needed Selma?" he said recently on his radio show, referencing...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Talk about the best birthday present ever.
You've got to think that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be smiling down as we, on the same day, celebrate his birth and the second inauguration of Barack Obama, our first African-American president.
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Feb. 1 marks not only the start of Black History Month but also African Heritage & Health Week. Oldways, the Boston-based nonprofit food and nutrition organization behind the week-long observance, is offering a delicious challenge: Enjoy at least one...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The case of Trayvon Martin presents a minefield to a president who has long moved carefully on racial matters, underscoring the unique hazard — and opportunity — President Obama faces whenever the discussion of skin color moves front and...