Topic: Black History Month
Lena Dunham's film 'Tiny Furniture' is a lively movie with sharp dialogue, PBS examines a little-known civil rights activist, film critics rank a list of the greatest movies ever, and more top picks.
Did organizers of the Republican Leadership Conference give an Obama impersonator the hook because of racially insensitive jokes or because he was making digs at GOP candidates? Hard to say. But the RLC should have known what was coming.
06/20/2011 06:23 pm
February marks the 36th anniversary of Black History Month, which highlights the actions and achievements of African Americans throughout US history. Other countries, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also celebrate their own black history months. Here's a quiz to test your knowledge of the facts.
02/01/2011 10:10 am
President Obama has not dwelt on race – his own or the history of racism in America. And for all the talk about 'teachable moments,' he has not encouraged a deep national discussion of the issue.
07/25/2010 05:52 pm
A racially themed party and an incident involving a noose have roiled UC San Diego. But if the school handles the incidents appropriately, some academic experts say, students could ultimately benefit from an enhanced classroom experience.
03/02/2010 08:50 pm
Dip into Katharine Weber's novel 'True Confections,' take a tour of early Oscar contenders in a new DVD collection, listen to Midlake's newest CD, and more.
02/22/2010 03:14 pm
The controversy over New Jersey students singing about the president raises the issue of how schools should talk about contemporary politics in the classroom - including the first African-American president.
09/30/2009 01:00 am
The Golden State Warriors forward turns a personal passion into a pass-along for the next generation.
02/27/2008 12:00 am
A Christian Science perspective on daily life.
02/26/2008 12:00 am
A school project introduces a fourth-grader to the breathtaking music of rock legend Jimi Hendrix.
02/21/2008 12:00 am