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Can you do a play about an invisible man? About an African-American whom others simply refuse to see? Ralph Ellison, it seems fair to surmise, thought probably not. Not well, anyway. Not something that would do justice to the moment, shortly after the end...
Tribune Media ServicesIn trying to get a handle on the mania around Ron Paul, I've been thinking a lot about another figure who, despite a history of bigotry, once inspired a rabid following by speaking to deep truths. It is first necessary to journey back to the Crack Era --...
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The button-down gingham shirt was accented by a maroon paisley bow tie. Her loose-fitting black jeans slightly covered her black-and-white squared leather shoes. Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's nerd-chic ensemble, accented by geeky glasses, seemed almost red-...
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Special to the Los Angeles TimesMalcolm X A Life of Reinvention Manning Marable Viking: 594 pp., $30 Malcolm X never died. While his contemporary Martin Luther King Jr. lives on in the noble but fixed ideal of a racially unified and enlightened America, Malcolm lives on in the fluid...
L.A. NOWA judge Friday issued a gag order in the misdemeanor criminal trial in Orange County of 11 college students accused of disrupting a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United States....
SANTA ANA — An Orange County judge issued a gag order Friday in the misdemeanor criminal trial of 11 college students accused of disrupting a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United States. Superior Court Judge Peter J. Wilson said that he...
Warning that destruction could be on America's doorstep because it oppresses "God's chosen people," Minister Louis Farrakhan, the controversial Nation of Islam leader, defended Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Thursday, calling the U.S. action in Libya...
Tribune reporterWarning that destruction could be on America's doorstep because it oppresses “God's chosen people,” Minister Louis Farrakhan, the controversial Nation of Islam leader, defended Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi today, calling the U.S. action in...
If there existed any remaining doubt that Barack Obama has completed his conversion from an anti-Iraq war candidate to a presidential hawk, it was eviserated this weekend when the United States launched a series of military strikes on Libya. The...
Mustapha Farrakhan was talking about maturity recently and used words such as "grateful" and "blessing" about his final basketball season at Virginia — words that conveyed the personal growth of which he spoke. After a college basketball career...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesPreaching With Sacred Fire An Anthology of African American Sermons, 1750 to the Present Edited by Martha Simmons and Frank A. Thomas W.W. Norton: 976 pp., $45 The Anthology of Rap Edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois Yale University Press:...
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