July 7

                
  • Salsa anyone?

    Salsa anyone?

    July 6, 2007

    Ricardo Lemvo performed Congolese soukous, rumba, Cuban son and salsa at the 11th annual Chicago SummerDance in the city’s downtown, June 28. Lemvo, originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, moved to Los Angeles at age...

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  • Awards show honors Black artists

    Awards show honors Black artists

    July 6, 2007

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although the Black Entertainment Television Awards doled out awards to some of the most celebrated performers on June 26, from Beyonce to Jennifer Hudson, it was the show’s tributes to living legends...

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  • Gaza and after …

    Gaza and after …

    July 6, 2007

    After the tragic events in the Gaza Strip, and the complete takeover of Gaza by Hamas in a military coup, we think that it is important to stress the following points: (1) We condemn the military...

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  • Two celebrations on 4th of July

    Two celebrations on 4th of July

    July 6, 2007

    The Fourth of July was really two celebrations of independence. Firecrackers, bottle rockets, sizzling grills, cold beer and kids running around with sparklers all reminded us of the day “When in the course of human events...

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  • July 7 LETTERS

    July 7 LETTERS

    July 6, 2007

    The hard question Why are people treated like commodities? Citizens who live under governments where profits mean more than people are just that — commodities — to the corporations that employ them. When these workers are...

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