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Black History

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Top Black History Articles

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  • Students walk out of UC San Diego teach-in

    Students walk out of UC San Diego teach-in
    A student walkout Wednesday disrupted a UC San Diego teach-in that was intended to promote tolerance in the wake of two recent racially charged incidents. Many of those involved said the protest showed how difficult it will be for the beachside campus...
  • 28 days in the integration nation

    For the white male power structure that sabotaged the Susan B. Anthony dollar, kept Chief Jay Strongbow out of the highest echelons of professional wrestling and posited a "White Christmas" as the last word in holiday cheer, it must have seemed like a...
  • Ronald T. Takaki dies at 70; pioneer in the field of ethnic studies

    Ronald T. Takaki dies at 70; pioneer in the field of ethnic studies
    Ronald T. Takaki, a prolific and controversial scholar who helped pioneer the field of ethnic studies and wrote animated histories about blacks, Asians, Latinos and other marginalized Americans during four decades on the UC Berkeley faculty, has died....
  • The Morning Fix: Al Franken smacks his old bosses! Emmys live, really live. Howard Stern Idol bound? (yeah, we don't buy it either)

     
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to scam your way into the Super Bowl. Et tu, Brute? Comcast and NBC Universal CEOs Brian Roberts and Jeff Zucker took a grilling yesterday over their plans to merge the nation's biggest......
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Feb. 6, 1960

     
    [Wow! Now there’s an ugly layout. I guess Mr. Modular had the day off – lrh] Mash Notes and Comment (PRESS RELEASE) "TV HELP FOR DENTISTS . . . Dentists soon may be using a television camera for inspecting their patients' mouths, declares Electronics,...
  • Finch Describes Other Affairs

     
    Photograph by John Malmin / Los Angeles Times July 21, 1959: Dr. R. Bernard Finch at the West Covina police station after being arrested. Negro History Week is Feb. 7-13. Feb. 9, 1960: In addition to exhaustive coverage of the Finch trial, The Times...
  • White House civil-rights concert moved up to Tuesday by snowstorms

     
    Among the myriad other disruptions that massive snowstorms are causing on the East Coast, a Black History Month concert at the White House delineating the role music played in the civil-rights movement has been hastily bumped up a day, to......
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: Cupid must be stopped on 'Supernatural'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 13 in PDF format This week's TV Movies STUPID CUPID: Dean, Sam and Castiel (Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins) confront Cupid (Lex Medlin) on Valentine's Day......
  • UC San Diego leaders condemn student party mocking Black History Month

     
    UC San Diego leaders and civil rights activists have condemned a student party held Monday that mocked Black History Month with a ghetto-themed "Compton Cookout." Campus administrators said Wednesday that they were investigating whether the off-campus...
  • Ghetto-themed 'Compton Cookout' party raises ire at UC San Diego

     
    A party thrown by UC San Diego fraternity students mocking Black History Month has school administrators up in arms. UC San Diego officials are condemning the off-campus weekend ghetto-themed party, but they aren't likely to discipline anyone, according...
  • Racist frat boys will be racist frat boys ... on Facebook

     
    I feel a little sorry for the UC San Diego frat boys who last weekend thought it would be funny to throw a little bash they dubbed the "Compton Cookout." Apparently, members of Pi Kappa Alpha corralled a couple of hundred socially tone-deaf friends to...