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  • Jackson: Obama's place in movement

     
    by Rick Pearson The Rev. Jesse Jackson says the anticipated nomination of Sen. Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate represents a crowning achievement for the civil rights movement as well as an "I-told-you-so" moment in the history of...
  • Rep. Dingell sets House longevity record

     
    Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, and former President Bill Clinton, share a laugh at a Capitol Hill ceremony honoring Dingell (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson) by Frank James "Change" was the rallying cry of last year's......
  • Slain L.A. theater director-producer Ben Bradley is remembered

     
    Bennett Bradley of Hollywood’s Fountain Theatre won awards for directing and producing plays that burrowed deeply into the African American experience, but friends and colleagues remembered Monday that he savored and contributed to nearly all of the...
  • Arrest made in death of Fountain Theatre director-producer Ben Bradley

     
    The L.A. Now blog is reporting this afternoon that Los Angeles police detectives have arrested a man in connection with the slaying of Bennett Bradley, a longtime director and producer at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood. Bradley, 59, was found......
  • Arrest made in slaying of East Hollywood theater director [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles police detectives have arrested a man in connection with the slaying of a longtime director of an East Hollywood theater, department officials said today.Bennett Bradley, 59, was found stabbed to death Jan. 2 at his Mid-Wilshire-area...
  • Murder suspect had relationship with slain director of East Hollywood theater

     
    A man who police said had a romantic relationship with a longtime director of an East Hollywood theater has been arrested in connection with his murder, Los Angeles police officials said today. Jose Fructuoso, 25, of Los Angeles is being......
  • Koreatown: Bennett Bradley, 60 [Updated]

     
    Bennett Bradley, a 60-year-old black man, was stabbed and died Saturday, Jan. 2, in the 100 block of South New Hampshire Avenue in Koreatown, authorities said. Bradley's body was found about 5:50 p.m. in his apartment, police said. Detectives believe........
  • Memorial planned for slain theater director-producer Ben Bradley

     
    Hollywood's Fountain Theatre said today that it is organizing a memorial for Ben Bradley, a longtime director and producer for the company, who was found stabbed to death in his Mid-Wilshire home on Jan. 2. The memorial will take place......
  • Bob Dylan demos, early mono albums on the way

     
    Columbia Records is wrapping up a trove of early Bob Dylan recordings that will surface in time for the holidays, among them 47 early demo recordings by the fabled singer-songwriter that previously had never been officially released. The other major......
  • Legal eagles, criminals and victims

    Legal eagles, criminals and victims Salvatore "Bill" Bonanno, 75; oldest son of the late New York crime boss Joe Bonanno and author of a book about growing up in a Mafia family (Jan. 1) Christian Brando, 49; son of acting legend Marlon Brando who was...
  • 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...
  • The Mississippi Delta's Health Care Blues

    The Mississippi Delta's Health Care Blues
    This crumbling Delta town, set amid cotton fields, abandoned railroad tracks and cypress-studded bayous, is a hard place. So hard that the plaintive sound of a local musician drawing a knife blade across the strings of his guitar gave birth to the...