“One way or another,” World War II British spy extraordinaire Maggie Hope is going to discover who murdered Gloria Hutton, the ex-wife of one of Los Angeles’ wealthiest men and the fiancée of Maggie’s beloved John Sterling. It’s July 1943 and Maggie is in Hollywood, staying at the Château Marmont with her friend Sarah, who’s choreographing a movie with George Balanchine. Suspended between fantasy and reality, Los Angeles is “an idea, not a real city.” And that’s what I loved most about this stellar novel. Elia MacNeal expertly braids the glitz and glamour of Hollywood with the chilling reality of the rise of American Nazis and the blatant racism against Blacks, Japanese, Germans and Italians. Maggie notes that “it’s the same war, different country,” and, sadly, one we’re still fighting.
Leigh-Anne Pinnock's fiancé Andre Gray is her "backbone" and they have always had "amazing talks" about their experiences of racism.
A gunman killed two people at a Wisconsin casino restaurant and seriously wounded a third before he was killed by police late Saturday, in what authorities said appeared to be a targeted attack.
Black and Latino Americans are receiving the Covid-19 vaccine at significantly lower rates than White people -- a disparity that health advoca…
On a recent overcast afternoon ahead of forecasted snow, the galleries inside the Museum of Northern Arizona provided a welcome respite. At th…
In an era when most Americans have become truck drivers, the Genesis is a reassuring nod to tradition — a full-size luxury sedan that’s comfortable, quiet, capable and possessing a unique air equal to its station. It’s the type of car that American automakers once built but no longer do. Thankfully, Genesis does, even if Detroit won’t. $72,950
Amid an unrelenting pandemic, Americans marked the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with feasts made somber by the loss of loved ones. Here's a photo gallery showing changing Thanksgiving rituals for families around the country.
Take this 10-question quiz to see how well you can identify social media posts about the police brutality protests that are not real.
People have different ways to honor their pets. Cremation is the most common choice, and the ashes can be stored in a vase in your home or dispersed over a favorite area of your lost pet. Some choose burial at a pet cemetery or on their own property.
The data used in this analysis is from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Only four-year, private, not-for-profit, degree-granting institutions that are primarily baccalaureate and above were included in the analysis. Additionally, institutions that primarily offer distance-based learning and specialty-focused schools were excluded.
The Turks have long been extremely unhappy about the strong Kurdish presence in northeast Syria near the Turkish border. Turkey's military has…
The scandal surrounding Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after a yearbook photo showing him in brownface at a 2001 costume party was published is bringing attention to a practice that scholars say white people have been using for years to demean minorities.
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Jack Reacher makes his 24th outing trying to help an elderly couple who owe money to a loan shark while he also contends with a gang war involving Albanians and Ukrainians. (Delacorte; Oct. 29)
Current racial/ethnicity and birthplace statistics are from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Historical racial/ethnicity statistics come from the 2005 – 2016 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Projected racial/ethnicity statistics are sourced from Census Bureau’s 2017 National Population Projection tables.
We would like to express appreciation to all our neighbors who helped in the 37th annual Christmas Luminarias evening display. This is a neigh…