“The more things change, the more they stay the same.” That familiar saying can be easily associated with the base, misogynistic tirades of Donald Trump. Since announcing his presidential run, the brash New York billionaire has left in his wake a growing list of women who have reportedly been castigated, criticized and caricatured in ways not demonstrated since the days of corsets and bustles.
Take a soulful trip back to the golden age of Motown with “So Good for the Soul” tonight at 8 p.m. at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center.
“Frailty thy name is woman”—"Hamlet,” Act 1, Scene 2 “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” That familiar saying can be easily associated with the base, misogynistic tirades of Donald Trump. Since announcing his presidential run, the brash New York billionaire has left in his wake a growing list of women who have reportedly been castigated, criticized and caricatured in ways not demonstrated since the days of corsets and bustles.
Hailed as a trusted community friend
A sad and solemn procession traveled yesterday through the streets of Lancaster as relatives, friends and colleagues of Sgt. Steve Owen bid farewell to the decorated member of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department who was gunned down Oct. 5 in an ambush attack while performing his duties.
The state that introduced the “car culture” to America—as well as the term “smog”—this week celebrated the 10th anniversary of an inspiring idea to reduce carbon levels in the atmosphere and make the future a little more habitable for its citizens.
Expanding Antelope Valley Senior Citizen Center
African American senior citizens have witnessed dramatic changes in the national landscape. Within social and economic status, African Americans from the Civil Rights Movement through the election of the first Black president have risen from the depths of discrimination and poverty to bear witness to many significant events offering increased opportunities.
Gloria Naylor, the award-winning novelist whose debut work “The Women of Brewster Place” would be adapted into a 1989 TV miniseries starring Cicely Tyson and Oprah Winfrey, has died. She was 66.
Innocent victims of ‘blind justice’?
How did we get here? A far-reaching NAACP study of the criminal justice system released in 2013 revealed that African Americans constitute 1 million of the 2.3 million people behind bars. Black persons comprise 13 percent of the U.S. population yet account for almost half of its incarcerated citizens.
Legendary broadcaster to retire at end of season
There was a generation of workers after World War II who found it not uncommon to remain on the job for 30, maybe 40 years. They were as regular and reliable as clockwork—always ready, always on time … always excellent. Now, imagine someone “clocking in”—albeit for five months at a time—for 67 consecutive years.
Learn the signs of depression, despair
Suicide prevention is one of the most important topics the public can discuss. It’s everyone’s business, and while this week saw individuals and organizations nationwide joining forces to broadcast the message that suicide can be prevented, it is vital that as many people as possible be reached so that they have the necessary tools and resources to support themselves and those around them.