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  • Polarizing Poet, Playwright Amiri Baraka, Founder of Black Arts Movement, Dies at 79

    Amiri Baraka, the militant man of letters and tireless agitator whose blues-based, fist-shaking poems, plays and criticism made him a provocative and groundbreaking force in American culture, died Thursday at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark,...
  • Weekend preview: Laughs, cigars and khorovats

    Weekend preview: Laughs, cigars and khorovats
    About a year ago, actor-author-producer Paul Reiser decided to return to standup comedy. He hadn’t really done the whole comedy-club tour thing in about 20 years. “People said, ‘Hey, it’s like riding a bike … ’...
  • PASSINGS: Ron Palillo, Al Freeman Jr., James M. Naughton

    PASSINGS: Ron Palillo, Al Freeman Jr., James M. Naughton
    Ron Palillo Actor played Arnold Horshack on 'Kotter' Ron Palillo, 63, an actor whose signature role was Arnold Horshack in the 1970s TV sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter," died Tuesday of a heart attack in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., said his agent, Jackie...
  • Is e-reading reading? Are you not reading this?

    Is e-reading reading? Are you not reading this?
    In a Slate story that's making the rounds, Andrew Piper contends that reading digitally is distinctly different from reading the printed word. The headline declares, in fact, "Out of touch: e-reading isn't reading." The online response is exasperated,...
  • Mexico's 'Popo' volcano spews ash, molten rock

    MEXICO CITY -- Mexican officials are preparing evacuation routes and shelters for tens of thousands of people who live in the shadow of Popocatepetl, a giant volcano 40 miles southeast of Mexico City. "Popo," as the volcano is known, has displayed a...
  • Two suspects arrested in death of Malcolm Shabazz in Mexico

    MEXICO CITY — Two waiters at a downtown Mexico City bar have been arrested and identified by prosecutors here as the “likely killers” of Malcolm Shabazz. The grandson of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X, Shabazz was beaten to death...
  • California's poet laureate likes to turn the tables

    California's poet laureate likes to turn the tables
    When the poet laureate of California is invited to receptions and his hosts ask if there's anything special he'd like to eat, Juan Felipe Herrera likes to give an irreverent answer: "How about some cilantro?" Cilantro, an herb used in making guacamole...
  • Rosa Parks gets a 'forever' stamp for her 100th birthday

    Rosa Parks gets a 'forever' stamp for her 100th birthday
    If you're going to make "forever" stamps, it's hard to go wrong by invoking Rosa Parks' long-lasting legacy. On Monday, the United States Postal Service began to issue their new Parks stamps -- called forever stamps because their rates never change -- to...
  • Black History Month 2013 TV schedule

     
    Here are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
  • Comedian known for eccentricity, controversy coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    A comedian and actor best known for his eccentricity and for controversies will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Russell Brand, the British funny man who was fired by MTV after he dressed as Osama bin......
  • ‘Trance’: See Danny Boyle’s new thriller early, free in Anaheim

     
    “Trance,” the latest film from Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle (“Slumdog Millionaire”), doesn't open in theaters until April 5, but Hero ......
  • Forgetting Black History

     
    With Black History Month moving into full swing, photos of the same five black activists are plastered on the news, posters and flyers. The same line from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream speech” is repeated over and over...