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  • My 1930s education at the movies

    September 22, 2014 | 1:35 pm

    I’d long wanted to see the two movies on the double bill at our neighborhood movie house, the Princess at 61st and Main streets in Los Angeles, that week in 1939. Brother Raul and friend Ernie wanted to see the films too, even though they had been made eight years earlier. Mother...

  • Will ‘Bro Mitzvah’ find roots in African American community?

    By Jane Ulman

    March 13, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Decked out in a black tuxedo, a brimmed hat set fashionably on his head, Douglas LeVandia Ulmer Jr., better known as DJ, walked down the aisle to the beat of two African drummers.

    This was the night of his 16th birthday, and his mother, Lillie Hill, was celebrating his coming of age...