| Feb 25, 2010
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...
| Feb 4, 2009
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| Jan 31, 2009
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| Feb 21, 2008
Black History Month was established in 1976, as an evolution of Negro History Week (founded half a century earlier by Carter G. Woodson), and has since become a staple of the nation's elementary school classrooms and textbooks.
Times editorials, on the...
| Oct 5, 2009
| 4:34 PM
???For those of you who believed I wouldn???t be here,??? Gil Scott-Heron told the El Rey crowd with an amiable smile Sunday night, ???you lose.??? It was the 60-year-old poet, musician, spoken-word sage and hip-hop harbinger???s first show in L.A.......
| Feb 20, 2008
Barack Obama swept to a double-digit victory in the Wisconsin primary Tuesday, turning aside a fierce effort by Hillary Rodham Clinton and further propelling his campaign as the Democrats head toward epic contests in Ohio and Texas.
Arizona Sen. John...
| Feb 26, 2008
| 2:50 PM
Among the events commemorating Black History Month this year is the publication of three new books celebrating the rich and varied culinary contributions of African Americans.
"Good Things to Eat, as Suggested by Rufus," is a reissue of the first...
| May 17, 2009
W.W. Norton: 232 pp., $24.95
There was once a time when celebration of black achievement in the humanities, arts and sciences was limited to Black History Month and recitations at black churches. But given the widely...
| May 29, 2009
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....
| Feb 10, 2009
| 9:20 AM
| Feb 15, 2009
SAN RAFAEL, CALIF.
Marin Show: Art of the Americas
When, where: Feb. 21 and 22, Marin Civic Center and adjacent Embassy Suites
Highlights: Two hundred international exhibitors showcase native art of the Americas, plus lectures, symposia and panel...