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  • H.H. Brookins dies at 86; pastor was influential black leader

    H.H. Brookins dies at 86; pastor was influential black leader
    The Rev. Hamel Hartford Brookins, an influential bishop and former pastor of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles who became a political power broker, civil rights leader and mentor to former Mayor Tom Bradley, the Rev. Jesse...
  • ‘Walking Dead’: Danai Gurira doubles as Michonne and a playwright

     
    This post has been corrected. See below for details. Danai Gurira cast a glance around the dining room of an ......
  • Tackling human rights

    Tackling human rights
    Atrocity in Cambodia. Devastation in New Orleans. Revolution in the Middle East. The Chicago office of Human Rights Watch recently started a book club to get people to engage in discussion about places and countries such as these where the international...
  • Man wins title in ugliest competition

    Man wins title in ugliest competition
    As if the world is not ugly enough, the highly disturbed people of Zimbabwe, the former Rhodesia, hold a contest each year to choose the country`s ugliest man. This year`s winner is 38-year-old William Masvinu, like you`re seriously going to remember his...
  • Man wanted in Labor Day weekend shootings, arson arrested in Boone County

    Man wanted in Labor Day weekend shootings, arson arrested in Boone County
    Police arrested a man wanted in connection with multiple shootings and an arson on Labor Day weekend. Boone County deputies arrested 49-year-old Balagoon Sankofa aka Harold Bishop aka Zimbabwe Sancoffe Wednesday after a farmer called police about a...
  • Director Michael Bassett rocks 'Strike Back'

    Director Michael Bassett rocks 'Strike Back'
    Director Michael Bassett loves to blow stuff up. That's why Cinemax's "Strike Back" was the perfect choice for his first TV directing gig. "I blow up an ambulance and it's one of the biggest indoor explosions I've ever seen," Bassett told me at San Diego...
  • Mike Campbell dies at 78; white Zimbabwean challenged seizure of lands

    Mike Campbell dies at 78; white Zimbabwean challenged seizure of lands
    Mike Campbell, the white Zimbabwean farmer who won a landmark case in southern Africa's highest court challenging the seizure of his farm by President Robert Mugabe's government, died Wednesday. He was 78. Campbell, whose family said he died of...
  • Zimbabwe officials brush off rumors of Mugabe illness

     
    Zimbabwe officials brushed off reports that President Robert Mugabe was gravely ill on Tuesday, as a lengthy trip to Singapore stirred up rumors that he was fighting off death abroad....
  • Zimbabwe activists fined for watching Arab Spring video

     
    Munyaradzi Gwisai was sentenced to pay $500 and serve 420 hours of community service when a Zimbabwe court handed down its decision Wednesday. So were five other Zimbabwean activists. What landed them in court? Watching a video of the Arab Spring...
  • LIBYA: Foreign embassies defect

     
    Libyan Consul Faraj Zarroug in the Philippine capital told the Associated Press that about 85% of his country's 165 diplomatic missions now recognized the rebels' interim government, the National Transitional Council....
  • Florida State national champion Ngoni Makusha going pro

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Well, I had my first opportunity to hear from Florida State track star Ngoni Makusha earlier Wednesday afternoon, and, as it turns out, it's probably my last chance to hear from him — at least as a student. During a 12:30 p.m....
  • GoDaddy.com CEO Bob Parsons under fire for Zimbabwe elephant-hunting video

     
    GoDaddy.com Chief Executive Bob Parsons has been drawing angry comments and threats of boycotts and cancellations after he posted a video of him killing a problem bull elephant during a hunting expedition in Zimbabwe. The video (viewer discretion...