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Black History

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Top Black History Articles

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  • Hart-felt statements about violence against women

     
    Comedian Kevin Hart was probably upset about not being invited to the UCSD-area Compton Cookout, where white college kids apparently had a ball acting out their ghetto fantasies. So Hart, who has had roles in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and other stuff,...
  • Pasadena parade marks Black History Month

     
    Pasadena's 28th annual Black History Parade attracted several thousand spectators Saturday. Bands, drill units and floats set off from Altadena's Charles White Park and finished at a festival in Pasadena's Robinson Park. Roughly 2,000 spectators lined the...
  • Sunday's TV Highlights: Cam and Ben search for a manufacturer on 'How to Make It in America'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 21 - 27 in PDF format This week's TV Movies FASHION: Victor Rasuk, left, and Bryan Greenberg in a new episode of "How to Make It in America" at......
  • Gamble and Huff vow to rebuild fire-damaged Philly Soul headquarters

     
    Veteran R&B songwriters and producers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff said that a fire over the weekend at the headquarters of their fabled Philadelphia International Records label destroyed about 40% of the memorabilia they’d collected from 40 years of...
  • UC San Diego temporarily closes campus TV station after racial slur

     
    UC San Diego’s student government has temporarily shut down a campus television channel and suspended funding for 16 or so media outlets because of a student show that used a racial epithet for African Americans. The actions, criticized by free......
  • Students walk out of UC San Diego teach-in on 'Compton Cookout'

     
    Nine days after an off-campus student party mocked Black History Month, UC San Diego went through a day of protests, tumult and self-examination Wednesday, especially concerning the small number of African American students enrolled at the beachside...
  • 'Compton Cookout': racism or free speech? What's your take?

     
    UC San Diego is in the hot seat after an off-campus student party, dubbed the "Compton Cookout," mocked Black History Month. Campus administrators said they were investigating whether the party, held Feb. 15, and its Facebook invitation violated the...
  • Noose found at UCSD triggers probe and protest

     
    On a campus already facing racial tensions, UC San Diego police said Friday that they were investigating the discovery of a noose hanging from a library bookcase and questioning a student who may be responsible. The probe will look into......
  • Student apologizes for UC San Diego noose incident, claims no racist intent

     
    The UC San Diego student reportedly responsible for last week’s controversial noose episode issued a public, but anonymous, apology Monday and said she'd had no racist intent when she hung the rope from a bookcase in the campus' main library.......
  • Schwarzenegger condemns 'intolerable acts of racism' at UC San Diego, other campuses

     
    A series of racial and religion controversies involving UC campuses -- including the "Compton Cookout" party and a noose found at UC San Diego -- has been met with concern by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. “I am deeply troubled by the......
  • Police investigate hood found on UC San Diego statue

     
    A Ku Klux Klan-like hood was fashioned from a pillowcase and placed on a statue outside UC San Diego’s main library, in what may be another racially provocative incident at the beach-side campus, officials said Tuesday. University police say they......