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I let Black History Month slide by this year without writing anything about it. I am so over celebrating firsts or reprising triumphal narratives. But news from last month did suggest that we may need a black history lesson — one that goes...
Only his number is retired — 33, in the Lakers' purple and gold that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wore to glory on the basketball court. The rest of him is still working away, most recently on his latest book. At UCLA, in blue and gold, Abdul-Jabbar was a...
Opinion L.A.Research shows that transitional kindergarten results in greater academic achievement, higher graduation rates and better jobs, and saves schools money by reducing the number of students entering special education or having to be held back a grade....
Daily DishAll recipes that appear in the L.A. Times' weekly Food section are tested and perfected in our Test Kitchen before they're deemed fit to print. (That means you don't have to worry about a trial run before serving one of......
Jacket CopyAuthor Judy Wearing deserves kudos for the title of her popular science book, "Edison's Concrete Piano: Flying Tanks, Six-Nippled Sheep, Walk-on-Water Shoes and 12 Other Flops from Great Inventors." It immediately conjures questions: Could a concrete...
L.A. NOWAbout 100 students staged a peaceful sit-in at Carver Middle School on Tuesday to protest the school falling under the jurisdiction of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. The protest came one week after the L.A. Board of Education voted to......
The Montgomery AdvertiserSeniors at more than 30 tri-county high schools will walk across the stage and get their diplomas in ceremonies taking place over the next week. The commencement week kicks off tonight with graduation exercises for two Montgomery County schools as...
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, IowaIncreased meal prices are on the menu Monday when the Board of Education meets at 6 p.m. in the Education Service Center, 1516 Washington St. The board is being asked to raise all Waterloo Community Schools' meal prices by 10 cents. Currently, lunch...
Of the 11 Baltimore County public high schools rated among the nation's 2,000 top schools, according to the third annual Newsweek/Daily Beast survey of "America's Best High Schools," Hereford High School ranks No. 1 in the county. The list, published...
"Peeples" is an African-American "Meet the Parents" that slips funnyman Craig Robinson into the Ben Stiller role. Casting the musically minded Robinson in this formula comedy about screwing up your first encounter with your potential in-laws is like...
The Roanoke Times, Va.As a girl, Lucy Harmon learned at the feet of the acclaimed scientist, educator and inventor George Washington Carver at Tuskegee Institute, and brought him his favorite warm cookie at snack time. As a pioneering black educator in her own right,...
The activities room on the far side of Lutherville Laboratory Elementary School on York Road is full of jazz dancers dressed in black leggings and tank tops on a recent Wednesday afternoon. The room smells of team spirit, the beat of the music races...
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