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  • Kansas City shooting suspect to face hate crime charges

    Kansas City shooting suspect to face hate crime charges
    The suspect in the Passover Eve killings of three people at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City is a former Ku Klux Klan leader with a history of hatred for Jews, law enforcement officials said on Monday. Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, faces local and...
  • Let's Not Pretend We're Colorblind

    Let's Not Pretend We're Colorblind
    Many well-meaning people talk about being colorblind or proudly claim that they are raising their children to ignore racial or other differences. I know they are sincere when they say those words, but I cringe each time I hear them. What are meant as good...
  • One Man's Hate Is Cancer To All

    Hatred of Jews led Frazier G. Cross to kill three people in Overland Park, Kan., last week. His horrifying act has reverberations beyond Kansas, however. Jewish organizations in Greater Hartford increased security — at a time when families should be...
  • Mosque leaders: Community 'getting back to normal' after bullet hits dome

    Mosque leaders: Community 'getting back to normal' after bullet hits dome
    Yaser Birjas urged members of the Prayer Center of Orland Park to avoid anger or resentment after a bullet struck the mosque's golden dome last week. Instead, the mosque's former imam urged worshipers to use the shooting – intentional or not...
  • Kato Kaelin, 20 years later, on O.J., unwanted fame and media lies

     Kato Kaelin, 20 years later, on O.J., unwanted fame and media lies
    Early on the morning of June 13, 1994, I was awakened by persistent knocking on my guesthouse door. An LAPD officer was at the door because two beautiful people, Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, had lost their lives. Me? I was a wanna-be actor from...
  • Angela Y. Davis on what's radical in the 21st century

    Angela Y. Davis on what's radical in the 21st century
    Forty-five years after her first UCLA teaching gig attracted the wrath of Gov. Ronald Reagan, Angela Y. Davis is back on campus this semester, as regents' lecturer in the gender studies department. Her Thursday address in Royce Hall, about feminism and...
  • Speaker uses bully pulpit to inspire change

    Speaker uses bully pulpit to inspire change
    To the people of Deerfield, Barry Bradford is known as the charismatic presenter of the "60 Minutes" series at The Patty Turner Center, lecturing on everything from history to pop culture. In reality, this Lincolnwood native who now resides in...
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  • Maya Angelou, poet and civil rights advocate, dies at 86

    Maya Angelou, poet and civil rights advocate, dies at 86
    Poet, memoirist and performer Maya Angelou has died at age 86, Wake Forest University announced Wednesday. The multi-talented artist was also a celebrated civil rights advocate and pioneer. As a poet, Angelou was best known for reading at President...
  • Justin Bieber apologizes (again) for racist parody, KKK remarks

    Justin Bieber apologizes (again) for racist parody, KKK remarks
    Justin Bieber has issued another apology this week, this time for a second video that surfaced showing the pop star singing a racist parody of his song "One Less Lonely Girl" at age 14. Bieber, now 20, admitted to his wrongs in a statement to British...
  • Kansas, the KKK and hate without end

    Kansas, the KKK and hate without end
    The news that a former grand dragon of the Ku Klux Klan is suspected of shooting and killing three people near Jewish community centers in Kansas seems at first glance like a disparaged past flaring briefly into the present. Americans like to imagine that...
  • REVIEW: "Clarence Darrow" at the Old Vic Theatre, London

    REVIEW: "Clarence Darrow" at the Old Vic Theatre, London
    He comes into view feet-first: a pair of battered brogues emerging with a series of loud thumps from beneath a cluttered desk, battering open a drawer jammed by overflowing paperwork. In the two hours that follow, Kevin Spacey's Clarence Darrow —...