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Black History

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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.
  • Kiffin's airport firing, Clowney's antics and other missed calls

    Kiffin's airport firing, Clowney's antics and other missed calls
    You prepare for a season with flash cards: The nickname of Texas State is….? Bobcats. You purchase the best college football magazines, re-read "Death to the BCS," and hang on every one of Kirk Herbstreit's words. There are still things you...

    Patt Morrison Asks: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- still hooked

    Patt Morrison Asks: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- still hooked
    Only his number is retired — 33, in the Lakers' purple and gold that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wore to glory on the basketball court. The rest of him is still working away, most recently on his latest book. At UCLA, in blue and gold, Abdul-Jabbar was a...

    Suspect tells police he killed his father with a sledgehammer

     
    Los Angeles police detectives responding to a call to a Chatsworth home Sunday found a man dead, allegedly from a hammer blow delivered by his son, an LAPD officer said.

    SOAR High School soars to victory in Black Knowledge Bowl

     
    Black Knowledge Bowl: Members of Lancaster’s SOAR (Students on the Academic Rise) High School won Saturday’s Black365 Knowledge Bowl Competition, held in the Antelope Valley.