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  • Goldberg: Political finger-pointing

    Jesse Jackson is right. In response to the face-off in Arizona between President Obama and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer last week, Jackson said, "Even George Wallace did not put his finger in Dr. King's face." And it's true; he didn't. Similarly, not even...
  • Trayvon Martin: Parents rail against disrespectful reports

     
    But Sharpton said reports about Trayvon's suspension were irrelevant. "The only thing that is relevant is what Mr. Zimmerman knew that day," Sharpton said. "We're dealing with a self-appointed watch guy who disobeyed the dispather's instructions that he...
  • Trayvon Martin shooting death -- initial police reports

     
    More below: Note that Zimmerman's gun "was placed into evidence," not returned to him as so many rumors had it. Note that Trayvon Martin's weight is listed as 160 pounds, not the 140 pounds that you read all over, as......
  • Powerful Tool for Illinois Voters

     
    EVANSTON, Ill. — If you want up-to-the-minute insights on Illinois congressional candidates before casting your vote next week, check out Congressional Primaries 2012. The new …...
  • Trayvon Martin: My son would have defended himself, mom tells MSNBC

     
    Tracy Martin, Trayvon's dad, says: "I think he was confronted and I think he was doing his best to get home. And if that meant he had to defend himself, then he had to defend himself. But as far as being the aggressor, no."...
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson says Rodney King 'seemed to be on a high note'

     
    The death of Rodney King, who became an international figure overnight after his beating by police sparked the 1992 Los Angeles riots, came as the troubled man's life "seemed to be on a high note," the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Sunday....
  • Monday chatter

     
    John Williams and I touched on four topics today during our weekly chat on WGN-AM 720: 1. CNN anchor Anderson Cooper's announcement that he's gay. My take is that such revelations from already-famous people will become increasingly rare as society......
  • Weeks in Review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Host Ken Davis is joined by Steve Franklin (Chicago Headline Club), Ben Joravsky (Chicago...
  • Rodney King 'showed the nation a better way,' Rev. Al Sharpton says

     
    Rodney King “turned his scars into stars and showed the nation a better way,” the Rev. Al Sharpton said Saturday during memorial services in Los Angeles for King....
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. in 'extended treatment' for 'physical and emotional ailments'

     
    Son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson hospitalized for "certain physical and emotional ailments [that he's grappled with] privately for a long period of time," according to a statement released by his office...
  • CHP investigating car-to-car shooting on 110 Freeway in Carson

     
    A 21-year-old man was in stable condition Thursday after being shot while driving on the northbound 110 Freeway in Carson, authorities said. The victim, whose name was not released, was near the Figueroa Street onramp about 2:45 p.m. when at......
  • Judge dismisses effort to reverse Grammy award reductions

     
    Artists and activists were dealt a setback today when a New York judge dismissed a suit against the Recording Academy, the parent organization of the Grammy Awards. The activists had sued after the Recording Academy slashed its number of award...