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I liked the movie "Selma," though it could have done without the rap song during credits that...federal civil rights law.As President Obama marched last weekend in Selma, Alabama, along with others commemorating that seminal civil rights...
Rich Lowry: The real lesson of Selma

...That is the implicit message of the new movie "Selma," a stirring depiction of the Selma-to-Montgomery voting-rights march told from...protesters who faced off against the police in Selma didn't shout abuse, although they would have...
Reeling it in: 'Compton' captures art born of frustration

...this week's music biopic "Straight Outta Compton" spoke to a particular time in this country that I remember well. If "Selma" was about the beginning of the civil rights era, "Compton" addresses its stalled middle period and shows us the kind of...
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SELMA, Ala. - Alabama's Capitol has been the...State Butterfly, she also won approval for Selma to become the "Butterfly Capital of Alabama...How did Breeding, known to many people in Selma as "Madame Butterfly," turn a part-time...

SELMA, Ala. (AP) - Artists use a variety of ingredients for expression, but...into tiny pieces right out of the box."Becky Nichols, who directs the Selma-Dallas County Public Library, is one of many Spicer fans, saying his imaginative...
Arts & Entertainment

...for its war film sound editing; and "Selma" for Common and John Legend's best song...the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in "Selma" and was famously left out of the best...drew a standing ovation."We say that 'Selma' is now because the struggle for justice...
'Boyhood' tops Golden Globes, 'Grand Budapest' upsets

...Game"), Steve Carell ("Foxcatcher"), David Oyelowo ("Selma") and Jake Gyllenhaal ("Nightcrawler") for his original song for "Glory" in the civil-rights drama "Selma," the rapper Common raised the status of the Globes even higher...

...casts and individual performances.Conspicuously absent from the SAG nominations were Ava DuVernay's civil rights drama "Selma," and Angelina Jolie's Louis Zamperini film "Unbroken." Neither has been released, but both have been hailed as solid...
Community News and Notes

...granddaughter of Carl and Virginia Blunk of Clatskanie, Ore; Carol Schwitzke of Kelso, Wash., and Tony and Socorro Reyna of Selma, Calif. The Reyna family would like to thank family and friends for thoughts, prayers and support and a special thanks to...
Rich Lowry: The Ferguson charade

...have stopped mattering in Ferguson, if they ever did. It is probably destined to live on in the roll call of locales, like Selma and Birmingham, that are bywords for civil-rights abuses. Never mind that this distorts what happened in Ferguson and belittles...


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