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  • Long live 'Negro'

    Long live 'Negro'
    I let Black History Month slide by this year without writing anything about it. I am so over celebrating firsts or reprising triumphal narratives.
  • Kumbaya era unravels in campaign against Obama

    <i> Kumbaya </i>era unravels in campaign against Obama
    She seemed embarrassed to tell me that she's voting for Mitt Romney, as if the admission might suggest that she'd been hiding racist leanings during our long friendship. Four years ago, she voted for Barack Obama and made sure then that I knew it. She...

    On civil rights, a mix of backlash and progress

    On civil rights, a mix of backlash and progress
    Jasmyne Cannick didn't join the folks in West Hollywood celebrating the gay marriage victory handed down by the Supreme Court this week. She was too busy mourning the assault on minorities' voting rights the court unleashed the day before. Cannick...

    Dodger great Carl Erskine: Pitching equality

     Dodger great Carl Erskine: Pitching equality
    Jackie Robinson changed baseball and the nation that loves it on April 15, 1947, when he became the first black player to walk onto a major league ball field. He changed Carl Erskine's life in March 1948, when Robinson, by then a Brooklyn Dodgers star,...

    Patt Morrison Asks: James Cuno, guiding Getty

    Patt Morrison Asks: James Cuno, guiding Getty
    Along the 405 is L.A.'s version of a shining city on the hill -- a castle of culture in all its incarnations. The Getty Trust is more than its collections and museums; it's about worldwide research, preservation and philanthropy. Its new chief, James...