Jun 26

                
  • A readers report: The money game points to budget woes

    A readers report: The money game points to budget woes

    June 25, 2004 By Joseph Hancock

    LOS ANGELES – It was 6:30 p.m. on a Wednesday night in late April. Members of the community were greeted at the door by 10th District area coordinator John Choi: “Welcome to the Money Game,” he...

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  • Juneteenth celebrated across Texas

    Juneteenth celebrated across Texas

    June 25, 2004

    GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – “Juneteenth,” which began on June 19, 1865, in Galveston, Texas, when General Gordon Granger of the Union Army gave a long-delayed reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, is now celebrated throughout the South...

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  • Kravitz learns lesson on voting

    Kravitz learns lesson on voting

    June 25, 2004

    Lenny Kravitz got a lot of flak last year for promoting a peace song via Rock the Vote when it turned out he hadn’t voted in over a decade. Since then, the rocker has changed his...

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  • U.S. govt threatens artist for Cuba travel

    U.S. govt threatens artist for Cuba travel

    June 25, 2004

    Brock Satter, aka Bojah, bandleader of “spoken-soul-hop” fusion group Bojah and the Insurrection, received a letter from the U.S. Department of Treasury requesting information on his recent trip to Cuba and threatening penalties against him for...

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  • Film explores global rituals of dance and rhythm

    Film explores global rituals of dance and rhythm

    June 25, 2004

    NEW YORK – Australian-based Luna Pictures will present the New York premiere screening of “Dances of Ecstasy” at the Knitting Factory on Wednesday, June 30, from 7:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Doors open at 7:30 with...

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