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Once Mad Men moved into the early-middle part of the 1960s, people began to ask an increasingly urgent question: where was the civil rights movement? Where were the black people? Was Sterling Cooper really so sheltered that race barely touched its tiny world? Mad Men 's very first scene, in fact, had found Don Draper attempting a conversation with ... (more)
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As some Army regulations on hair styles spark protest from African American women, David Greene talks to professor Lori Tharps, co-author of Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America.
Suppose a scientific conference on cancer prevention never addressed smoking, on the grounds that in a free society you can't change private behavior, and anyway, maybe the statistical relationships between smoking and cancer are really caused by some other third variable.
Recently invited to sit on a radio roundtable discussion, on the popular Mildred Gaddis Show , concerning recent headlines of politics, bankruptcy, the rash of home invasions, poverty and the like, I found myself a little out of position.
Because turnout among their key voter groups is lower in non-presidential election years, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is spending $60 million to employ the 2012 Obama campaign mechanism on state levels to help embattled incumbents, an April 19 Washington Post report says.
So how good is "Trouble in Mind," the 1955 "backstage" seriocomedy currently on view at Red Bank's Two River Theater? Let's just say that if a certain amount of voyeurism's your thing, you'll find it difficult to pull yourself away from the multi-racial, multi-generational troupe of theater pros pictured at work here -- to say nothing of their ... (more)
Hip hop artists are usually expected to share thoughts on matters of the heart, relationships gone bad or strife in the neighborhood.
If he can't answer it, maybe Brit Hume can. Both men were recently part of a panel on "Fox News Sunday" to which moderator Chris Wallace posed this question: Has race played a role in the often-harsh treatment of President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder? Wallace was reacting to a clip of Holder strongly hinting that a testy encounter ... (more)
Robert Macdonald explains that where he is standing on Concord Street, at Calhoun, is where Gadsden's Wharf once was.
NBA President/CEO Michael Grant and NBA Chairman Doyle Mitchell award U. S. Treasury Department retiree Donna Gambrell, for her work to strengthen Black-owned banks.
'I think that the message is, no matter what the world may do to you unfairly, no matter how your crucified, nailed to the cross at home, or in your personal relationships, or on the job that you can rise if you don't lose yourself during the hard times and the challenges.
"Bull: The Journey of a Freedom Icon" by James B. Golden. . Local connection: The inaugural Poet Laureate of Salinas, James B. Golden graduated from North Salinas High and CSU-Northridge.
Victor Crist says he means no offense with his proclamation recognizing April as Southern Heritage month, and is suprised about the negative reaction in some quarters.
"Jazz has been bound up in the civil rights movement, and of course, even prior to the civil rights movement, in questions of race and identity and culture, its entire history," said Meg Whalen, director of communications and external relations for UNC Charlotte's College of Arts and Architecture.
After a long review, an Ohio teacher has been fired from his job for allegedly telling a student, who said he wanted to become president, that the nation didn't need another black commander-in-chief.
Cuonzo Martin left Tennessee for California earlier this week. Yesterday, in a surprise move, Frank Haith left Missouri and took the head coaching position at Tulsa.