Judge orders reprieve for Jefferson High students

The situation at Jefferson High School was an emergency.

Law group calls for ‘Day of Action’

The National Bar Association will hold a “Day of Action” today from 6 to 9 p.m. in L.L. White Hall at Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 W. Adams Blvd.

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Latino accomplishments abundant as are hopes, dreams of future

In the southwest United States, persons of Latino origin have probably had more influence in settling the region than anyone else. You never have to look far to see the stamp these neighbors have embellished on American culture, from the ...

NAACP battles racial profiling

The NAACP, following up on its anti-racial profiling work in New York and around the nation, last month released what it is calling a groundbreaking report that details laws, cases and makes a set of recommendations geared toward eliminating the ...

The ‘New’ Hollywood?

Recent advances for artists of color have some proclaiming a new era in “Tinsel Town” while others dismiss it as a false flag for social progress.

Breast Cancer

Hear the word cancer from your medical practitioner, and thoughts of death are likely to start haunting you.

Breast Cancer

Hear the word cancer from your medical practitioner, and thoughts of death are likely to start haunting you.

Palmdale Amphitheater presents music, fun, excitement galore this fall

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Palmdale Amphitheater this fall will offer a variety of concerts and events that are practically guaranteed to peak the interest of fine arts fans and those who owe a debt of gratitude to ...

African American serial killers

Author’s note: As a fourth grader, wanting to be accepted by older guys as “cool” is an important milestone in any culture. In my old neighborhood, a small part of socially fitting-in with the older teenagers was the ability to ...

Obama to U.N.: World is at a crossroads

President Barack Obama took his call for world cooperation against terror, climate change, Ebola and a host of other issues to the United Nations Wednesday, saying the world stands at a crossroads “between war and peace; between disorder and integration; ...

Lancaster Grand Prix promises downtown thrills and excitement

Lancaster will be roaring and revving with high-powered excitement Sept. 26-28 as the sixth annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix winds its way through downtown. Each autumn, Lancaster hosts one of the west coast’s largest and most prestigious professional KART ...

Merchants of Fear:

“In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in folly.” —Poet & Literary Critic Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Black men and daytime televison

Katie Couric never saw it coming. Neither did Jane Pauley, Kris Jenner, Megan Mullally, Bethenny Frankel, Bonnie Hunt, or Ricki Lake 2.0. The impressive list of failed syndicated television maidens extends far and wide. Yet right before our eyes, Wayne ...

The power of the pen: Obama and the history of executive orders

“When in the course of human events it becomes necessary ...” —United States Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, July 1776