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The Grammy Museum is partnering with E Street Band member Steve Van Zandt’s Rock and Roll Forever Foundation to promote the use of pop music in junior high and high school classrooms across the country starting this fall. “Rock and Roll:...
Jackie Robinson changed baseball and the nation that loves it on April 15, 1947, when he became the first black player to walk onto a major league ball field. He changed Carl Erskine's life in March 1948, when Robinson, by then a Brooklyn Dodgers star,...
Can you be for female empowerment in the workplace, believe there is an unjust double standard for women in every aspect of life from assertiveness to sexuality, observe Equal Pay Day and generally be just feminist as f*** while still thinking Sheryl...
Tags: Oprah Winfrey, NPR, Book, Culture, Arts and Culture
Staff WriterOCOTILLO — The project area where the controversial 112 wind turbine project is located was recently deemed a “sacred site” by the Native American Heritage Commission, a ruling seen as symbolic victory by some opposing the project. The...
ReutersNEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - E! unveiled six new shows Monday, including a reality series about theWWE, and announced that its new series in development include the drama "Laurel Canyon," from"Gossip Girl" co-creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage....
Even with its prized dynasty -- the Kardashians -- procreating enough to supply E! with programming for years to come, the network continues to beef up its slate: It will add six new series and 10 specials in the coming months, with subjects ranging...
SPRING STORM-DAKOTAS Dakotas face yet another spring snowstorm PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Dakotas have experienced another round of spring snow, rain and cold temperatures this weekend. The National Weather Service said Saturday that isolated...
In the late 1960s, Judy Juanita was a college undergraduate in the Bay Area and editor of a Black Panther Party newspaper. Now her new novel, "Virgin Soul" (Viking, $26.95), recounts the story of Geniece, an undergraduate who joins the Panthers. But...
Tags: LSD, Human Interest, James Baldwin, Culture, Arts and Culture
For 15 days the lobbying was fierce by groups hoping to win a piece of the $1 million being given away by an organization looking for ways to make Los Angeles a better place by 2050. Each of the 279 public service groups angling for the 10 $100,000...
Tags: Fishing, Politics, Safety of Citizens, Government, Elections
Contributing WriterThe evils of racism are expressed in the words we speak and the mores we establish. And both emerge from the illusion of superiority. Jackie Robinson, as a black American in the 1940s and 1950s, was thrown into the fire of both when he entered major...
As Afro-Cuban rhythms pulse on the sound system, the couples intertwine on the dance floor, swaying gently to the music. “With feeling!” implores choreographer Frank Chaves. “Make sure you're really touching bodies here … make...
Tags: Arts, Organized Crime, Dance, Cuba, Fine Artists
The surprise box office success of the uplifting Jackie Robinson biographical film "42" suggests that audiences are ready for a PG-13-rated movie filled with coarse, racially charged language. It also raises questions about whether children should see it,...
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