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  • 'Our blacks' vs. 'their blacks'? Why conservatives shouldn't talk about race

    'Our blacks' vs. 'their blacks'? Why conservatives shouldn't talk about race
    Do you think it gives Clarence Thomas a warm, fuzzy feeling to know he is one of Ann Coulter's blacks? That is how Coulter put it on Fox "News" while defending Herman Cain against sexual harassment charges that threatened to engulf his campaign last...
  • Review: Emmylou Harris at Pier Six Pavilion July 26

    Emmylou Harris performed at Pier Six Pavilion Tuesday night. Baltimore Diner's Richard Gorelick, a regular Harris, reviews the show. Emmylou Harris, touring with her Red Dirt Boys in support of "Hard Bargain," her first studio album in three years,...
  • Two cases show how vast our racial divide remains

    HOW DID Marylanders end up with two poignant moments in race relations in just one week? Well, it can't be because we're lucky, because one of those moments involves the death of Noah Jamahl Jones, a black teenager who died last year after a melee...
  • Charges against four defendants dropped in Pasadena teen's death

    Saying the cases had "no reasonable hope of success," Anne Arundel County's chief prosecutor dropped manslaughter and other charges yesterday against four young white men accused in the death of a black Pasadena teenager in a brawl last summer. State's...
  • 5 years after Burr Oak scandal, hope and challenges

     5 years after Burr Oak scandal, hope and challenges
    Five years after workers were accused of digging up and dumping hundreds of bodies in a scheme to resell burial plots, Burr Oak Cemetery is trying to overcome the scandal and reassume its place in preserving Chicago's African-American history. But...
  • Review: 'Freedom's Ballot' by Margaret Garb

    Review: 'Freedom's Ballot' by Margaret Garb
    Historians write to illuminate our shared past, to explicate the forces that shape our present. But successive historical narratives also can create a series of veils, distancing the past from the present. The more recent dominates our thoughts. The...
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  • 'Clueless' star Stacey Dash joins Fox News as contributor

    Actress Stacey Dash has joined Fox News as a contributor, the network announced Thursday. “Stacey is an engaging conversationalist whose distinctive viewpoints amongst her Hollywood peers have spawned national debates," said Bill Shine,...
  • Jet magazine to end print publication, move to digital app

    Jet magazine to end print publication, move to digital app
    Jet magazine, the weekly African American publication famous for chronicling the civil rights movement, is ending its regular print edition after more than six decades. The magazine will continue as a weekly digital magazine app after its print...
  • Jet magazine ending print publication

    Jet magazine ending print publication
    Jet magazine, the digest-sized publication that has been a staple among African-American readers for 63 years, is getting out of the print business.   Johnson Publishing announced Wednesday that Jet, which has a circulation of more than 700,000, will...
  • Franklin McCain dies at 73; one of the 'Greensboro Four'

    Franklin McCain dies at 73; one of the 'Greensboro Four'
    When teenager Franklin McCain decided to make a stand against segregation at the F.W. Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., in 1960, two thoughts weighed on him. "If I were lucky, I would go to jail for a long, long time. If I were not quite so...