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As someone who was living in Washington, D.C., during the riots following the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., I was appalled to hear a local minister being interviewed on NPR equate Trayvon Martin's death to the deaths of King and Medgar...
Buck A Memoir M.K. Asante Spiegel & Grau, $25 A young filmmaker, academic and author of "It's Bigger Than Hip Hop," Asante traces his self-education as he makes his way from Zimbabwe to the streets of North Philadelphia and emerges through the power...
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Jean Bach first laid eyes on the astonishing photograph more than a decade after its 57 subjects — all illustrious figures from jazz's golden age — posed on the steps of a Harlem brownstone in the summer of 1958. The photo eventually...
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Jean Stapleton, the actress who endeared herself to viewers in the 1970s as Edith Bunker, whose sudden bursts of truth regularly cut through her husband Archie's bluster on the groundbreaking television series "All in the Family," has died. She was 90....
Andrea is coming. Then Barry, Chantal and Dorian. If national weather forecasters are right, 13 to 20 named tropical storms will brew up over the warm Atlantic this year in what's expected to be an "active or extremely active" season. Of those, seven to...
The Baltimore SunThe competition for medical dollars within the Baltimore-Washington area got a national radio audience this morning, when NPR aired a story about plans for two proton beam therapy facilities in the District of Columbia. If built, those facilities --...
In the new sci-fi movie "After Earth," the real-life father-son duo of Will and Jaden Smith play the fictional father-son duo of Cypher and Kitai Raige, two space-faring humans whose ship crashes on a perilous, long-abandoned Earth about 1,000 years in...
Sun SentinelShameless plug alert: With the 2013 storm season officially starting tomorrow, I'll be talking hurricanes -- and hurricane insurance -- on The Florida Roundup radio program from noon-1 p.m. today (Friday). The most excellent roundtable show, hosted by...
How many times a year do I do this? I've lost count. Bright and early, I march to the second-floor closet and vow that this is the day I will cull the boxes of family memories piled to the ceiling. I yank the door open and sigh with disgust: What a...
The Hartford CourantStowe Prize Events The Stowe Prize Big Tent Jubilee will take place Thursday, May 30, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center grounds, 77 Forest St., Hartford. It will honor the 2013 Stowe Prize winner, civil rights advocate and law...
On Memorial Day, I had the pleasure of watching a special tribute to our troops on PBS. I checked all the other major networks' Memorial Day schedules — including ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox — and none had any prime-time tribute. Instead, they ran...
Bestselling horror writer Stephen King appeared on the NPR program "Fresh Air" on Tuesday night to talk about his new book, "Joyland." While he got to answer some questions about the book, a supernatural riff on classic noir set in a small amusement park,...
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