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  • Timeline: Evolution Of The Slave Trade

    1619: 20 black indentured servants arrive at Jamestown, Va. 1620: Pilgrims land at Plymouth, Mass. 1640-1680: Beginning of large-scale African slave labor in the British Caribbean for sugar production. 1650: Connecticut becomes second American...
  • DJ Michael Brun put medical career on hold for music

    DJ Michael Brun put medical career on hold for music
    The struggle of the artist is a story we've heard many times before. After all, not everyone can be successful. The world of the musically gifted is limited, and rightfully so - it is reserved solely for true talent.      Meet Michael Brun, a 21-...
  • Let's get flashy with film fest names

    Let's get flashy with film fest names
    A few days ago I mentioned the Peace on Earth Film Festival to someone whose eyes glazed over so fast I might as well have said I was planning to stare at the wall for the next hour. Who doesn't like peace? Honestly, now. And yet there's something...
  • 10 years later: Sun Sentinel photographer Michael Laughlin shot in Haiti

    10 years later: Sun Sentinel photographer Michael Laughlin shot in Haiti
    When photographer Michael Laughlin was shot and wounded 10 years ago today while on assignment for the Sun Sentinel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, he could not have imagined the impact those gunshots would have. Hit three times – in the shoulder, the...
  • Impoverished Haiti manufacturing its own Android tablet

    Impoverished Haiti manufacturing its own Android tablet
    Better known for producing third-world poverty and political mayhem - as well as a world-class rum - the Western Hemisphere's least developed country has made a surprising entry into the high-tech world with its own Android tablet. Sandwiched between...
  • SoCal playwrights score at Kennedy Center college theater festival

    SoCal playwrights score at Kennedy Center college theater festival
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. This spring’s National Football League draft will tell us who the most prized college players are. It’s thought to be a good year for quarterbacks. College and university talent...
  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • Varsity scores: April 12

    Varsity scores: April 12
    Baseball   Winter Park 4, Cypress Creek 0 Buzz: Conner Hogue pitched 6 innings with 6 strikeouts for Winter Park (19-4). Michael Bulmer went 2-for-2 with a double, run and an RBI. Cypress Creek is 8-14.     First Academy 3,  ...
  • Young Immigrant, Bright Future

    Cities have always been gateways, places where immigrants could get a toehold in America and start up the ladder. That has been true in Hartford for 300 years, and it still is. Consider 17-year-old Woodlyn Joachim. She grew up in Haiti. Four years ago,...
  • The Fiction Shelf: 'Karate Chop' by Dorthe Nors and 'Praying Drunk' by Kyle Minor

     The Fiction Shelf: 'Karate Chop' by Dorthe Nors and 'Praying Drunk' by Kyle Minor
    In the story collection "Karate Chop," Dorthe Nors illuminates an ominous world of disconnected people trying to make sense of their dislocation. Among these micro-transmissions of self-preservation is the standout, "The Wadden Sea," in which a young...
  • Varsity scores: Feb. 17

    Varsity scores: Feb. 17
    SOFTBALL   Lake Highland 7, Cornerstone Charter 0 Buzz: Mary Baumann went 3-for-4 with a double and 3 runs for Lake Highland. Lauren Qualters went 2-for-3 with a double, a run and 3 RBIs for the Highlanders (3-0).     Foundation Academy 17,...
  • Psalm One has a new name, new sounds, same excellence

    Psalm One has a new name, new sounds, same excellence
    After years of underground toil, local hip hop artist Psalm One (nee Cristalle Bowen) is liberating herself. This week she releases "Hug Life," her first full-length album under her Hologram Kizzie moniker. The young MC is also trying out new, more pop...