Martin Luther King Jr.

'Selma' is both disturbing and deeply touching

“I am certain of one thing; God was the first to cry. … God was the first to cry for your son.” Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015


Martin Luther King's legacy: Recognition of past realities

Jan. 19, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, provides occasion for reflection as well as recognition. We honor his personal courage as well as political impact as catalyst for... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015


A 'King' dethroned, no Lego love: Oscar snubs and surprises

David Oyelowo — was denied the throne. A chance for history in the directing category — the nomination of a black woman, Ava DuVernay — was missed.... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 each

Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," dominated nominations for the 87th annual Academy Awards with nine nods each, while "Boyhood"... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015


Onstage, onscreen: Bradley Cooper sets career sights high

On a recent Saturday afternoon, Bradley Cooper took his curtain call at Broadway's Booth Theater, where he's starring in "The Elephant Man." He then had to race to a... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015


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