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African Americans

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  • Quarry reopens after deadly shooting rampage

     
    Employees returned to work Monday at a Cupertino quarry that had been shuttered since a disgruntled employee opened fire on co-workers Wednesday, killing three and wounding six more. Shareef Allman, 49, also shot and wounded a Hewlett Packard contract...
  • Art review: Betye Saar at Roberts and Tilton

     
    Leah Ollman reviews an installation by Betye Saar at Roberts and Tilton...
  • PST, A to Z: ‘Los Angeles Goes Live’ at LACE

     
    Pacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
  • L.A. Unified settles federal civil rights probe, agrees to reforms

     
    The Los Angeles Unified School District agreed to sweeping revisions in the way it teaches students who are learning English as well as black students, to settle a federal civil rights investigation into whether the district was denying the students......
  • Oakland police chief announces his resignation

     
    Oakland Police Chief Anthony W. Batts –- who clashed with Mayor Jean Quan and the City Council over staffing and resources amid a rise in violent crime –- announced his resignation Tuesday in a letter to police department employees. The chief'...
  • 'The X Factor' recap: Our first visit to the judges' homes

     
    A recap of the 'X Factor' in which the top 32 contestants perform at the judges' homes....
  • Cain's 'refreshing' view on race? [Most commented]

     
    The editorial board cited the latest abysmal report by the National Education Policy Center about African Americans in the U.S., which reconfirmed racial disparities: The percentage of African Americans mired in poverty is nearly three times the...
  • Universal Pictures gives producer De Passe historic moment

     
    In June 2010, when its merger was under heavy attack from lawmakers, regulators, members of the creative community and minority activist groups, independent producer and former Motown Productions President Suzanne de Passe testified at a congressional...
  • PST, A to Z: ‘Doin’ It in Public,’ ‘Collaboration Labs’

     
    A look at two Pacific Standard Times exhibits: "Doin' It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman's Building" at the Otis College of Art's Ben Maltz Gallery, and "Collaboration Labs: Southern California Artists and the Artist Space Movement" at the 18th...
  • St. Louis Cardinals: Did Dizzy Dean come in from the radio booth to pitch a game for them?

     
    BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: A team's radio announcer came in to pitch the final game of the team's season. Criticism of professional athletes by announcers put an interesting spin on a traditional retort that people being criticized often use, which is......
  • Medical school enrollment on the rise

     
    For those worried about the shortage of doctors in the U.S. healthcare system, here is a bit of good news: The number of students enrolling in medical schools has reached its highest level in more than a decade. More than......