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A story for Black History Month. Bryan Stevenson is director of the Equal Justice Initiative, a Montgomery, Ala.-based organization he founded in 1989 to provide legal representation for the indigent and incarcerated. The EJI (www.eji.org) doesn't charge...
Herman Cain, the business executive who was recently the leading Republican candidate for president, has dropped out of the race after allegations that he carried on a 13-year extramarital affair. Even though Mr. Cain says the accusations are untrue, as...
There's a fallacy that reporters detest being in the spotlight. If that were really true, articles would be published without bylines. But print journalists have found that it's easier and more fun to ask questions than it is to answer them. Nonetheless,...
Political consultant Julius Henson's attorney used a stack of fake oversized money, invoked slavery and called prosecutors' election fraud case against his client a "bunch of bull-honky" during his closing argument Wednesday afternoon. Using props,...
Kwame Kwei-Armah is doing his utmost to speed up the transitions. Center Stage's new artistic director strides back and forth along the stage where the troupe's production of "The Whipping Man" is being rehearsed, scrutinizing the set from all angles....
Tags: Judaism, United Kingdom, Music, Concerts, London (England)
Baltimore Sun reporterOne of Elizabeth Catlett's linotypes could horrify viewers by depicting the aftermath of a lynching, the rope around the victim's neck held taut by the murderers' boots. And in the next room, a statue by Catlett of a mother and child would flood viewers...
Tags: Sculpture, Fine Artists, NPR, Arts, Martin Luther King Jr.
Thanks to a quirk in this year's income tax filing deadline, many Americans are getting a lesson in Civil War history today. The IRS pushed back the filing deadline because April 15 landed on Sunday and today is Emancipation Day, which marks the...
It's low risk and high yield, picking up girls at the mall or at the bus stop who had words with their parents before storming out of the house. An outreached hand offers to help. "Poor thing," says the friendly girl, "let me buy you something to eat."...
The three Jewish characters preparing for a Passover Seder spend a night different from all other nights in "The Whipping Man," and Matthew Lopez's drama is also an unusual night for the audience at Center Stage. Although the three men adhere to the...
"The best thing about aging is to be able to exhale," a beaming Loretta Burgess told author Dorothy Bailey, whose task at age 76 was to write a book about the beauty of women, the musings of women, all of whom were born in 1940 or before. Burgess graced...
Sunday, Feb. 12 Classical concert Sundays at Three Chamber Music Series presents the violin and piano duo of Ronald Mutchnik and Daniel Wyneken in a program of violin romances by Beethoven, Dvorak, Elgar, Bernstein, Svendsen, Tchaikovsky and others at...
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