| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Part of what makes the horrific crash Sunday in Diamond Bar that killed six people -- which police suspect was caused by a drunk, 21-year-old woman speeding on the 60 Freeway in the wrong direction -- so tragic was how completely preventable it was.
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:35 AM
SEAN’S DANCE FACTORY PRESENTS “BIG BANG XVII”
What: Local hip-hop choreographer Sean Green and his troupe subtitled this year’s performance “A Decade of Excellence,” since the show commemorates Sean’s Dance...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:24 AM
A Michigan 10-year-old told his mom not to give him a birthday party because he had no friends. So she has created a Facebook page to show him he's not alone.
Don't tell him. It's a birthday surprise.
Colin, diagnosed with an Asperger-like disorder,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:40 AM
The Orange County Regional History Center will play host to a performance by Mt. Olive Seventh-Day Adventist Praise Team in conjunction with Black History Month.
The gospel group will appear at the downtown Orlando museum at 6 p.m. on Feb. 20. They...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Take a look back at the world of baseball — and the Negro Baseball Leagues — as part of a Black History Month exhibit at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center in Fort Lauderdale.
The exhibit, open during regular library...
| Feb 18, 2014
Re "Split verdict in Florida music slaying," Feb. 16
For this travesty to occur during Black History Month is heart-wrenching.
Another young male lost his life just for being a teenager and black. This episode exposes some people's deep-rooted...
| 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....
| 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 18, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Opera star Leona Mitchell hasn’t slowed down.
She still seems to moving at the speed of sound.
Though she has left performing in the greatest opera houses of Paris, London, Rome, Buenos Aires, Sydney, Vienna and San Francisco behind, she’s...
| Feb 19, 2014
Re "Beyond the black history hit parade," Opinion, Feb. 11
Betty DeRamus' excellent article on Black History Month points out that the same American figures are extolled each February, to the exclusion of legions of others. I would expand her vision...