Trayvon Martin's father tells lawmakers he wants law passed

Trayvon Martin's father tells lawmakers he wants law passed

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- Trayvon Martin's father, Tracy Martin, told lawmakers in Washington Wednesday he wants to see so-called stand-your-ground laws changed to protect children.

COL BKB: St. Joseph's 82, Temple 72

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Langston Galloway drained four 3-pointers en route to 22 points Saturday and Saint Joseph's hung an 82-72 loss on No. 22 Temple.

COL BKB: Temple 80, La Salle 79 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Juan Fernandez scored Temple's last points with 2:01 remaining Wednesday and the No. 22 Owls held on for an 80-79 overtime win over LaSalle.

COL BKB: Temple 70, George Washington 57

PHILADELPHIA, March 6 (UPI) -- Michael Eric scored 18 points and Ryan Brooks added 14 Saturday to spur No. 16 Temple to a 70-57 win over George Washington.

COL BKB: Temple 65, La Salle 53

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Juan Fernandez scored 23 points, including 7-of-11 from beyond the arc, to power No. 18 Temple to a 65-53 win over La Salle.

COL BKB: Temple 73, Saint Joseph's 46

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- A 20-point effort from Lavoy Allen Wednesday led No. 25 Temple to a 73-46 whipping of Saint Joseph's in the Atlantic 10 opener for both schools.

COL BKB: Villanova 62, Temple 45

VILLANOVA, Pa., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Corey Fisher scored 19 of his 23 points in the second half Monday to lead the 13th-ranked Villanova Wildcats to a 62-45 win over Temple.

Winfrey helps honor Taylor of Essence

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Susan L. Taylor, editor-in-chief of Essence magazine, will be honored in part by famed TV host Oprah Winfrey at a New York event, a press group says.

Auction features shirts off Versace's back

RICCIONE, Italy, May 23 (UPI) -- Clothes worn by the late Italian designer Gianni Versace will be sold during a charity auction that will mark the 10th anniversary of his death.

'The Travis Smiley Show' returns to PRI

MINNEAPOLIS, April 30 (UPI) -- "The Travis Smiley Show" has returned to public radio in a two-hour program with Maya Angelou, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and Jill Scott.

Feature: Bill Maher returns to HBO

LOS ANGELES, July 30 (UPI) -- Just in time for the 2004 presidential campaign season, "Real Time with Bill Maher" returns to HBO's schedule, delivering what has become one of the most popular commodities in contemporary entertainment: amusing, smart talk about substantive issues.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter


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Michael Eric Dyson (born October 23, 1958) is an American academic, author, and radio host. He is a professor of sociology at Georgetown University.

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Dyson taught at DePaul University, Chicago Theological Seminary, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Columbia University and Brown University, before going to the University of Pennsylvania in 2003. There he was the Avalon Professor of Humanities.

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