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  • Moms of slain young men share bond

    Moms of slain young men share bond
    In the nearly two years since her oldest son was killed in a botched "knock-and-talk" operation, Tanjila Lippett has been hoping that the Orlando police officer responsible for his death would face criminal charges — a resolution she knows will...
  • Parents of Trayvon Martin will join Michael Brown's family for peace rally

    Parents of Trayvon Martin will join Michael Brown's family for peace rally
    As the world has watched violent protests in Ferguson, Mo. after a police officer fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the parents of Trayvon Martin will join Brown's family at a peace rally this weekend. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the...
  • Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm

    Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm
    U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday called for calm and a change in police tactics in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, which has been rocked by racially charged clashes and riots after a white officer killed an unarmed black teenager 10 days ago. The violence...
  • In Michael Brown case, race rears once again for President Obama

    Once more onto the high wire of race for President Obama, once more because a young black man had been shot dead on an American street. On Tuesday, Obama offered a deliberately worded plea for peace in Ferguson, Mo., where nights of unrest have followed...
  • President Obama chooses his words carefully on Michael Brown

    President Obama chooses his words carefully on Michael Brown
    As they watched police in military gear spread tear gas in a St. Louis suburb in recent days, White House aides knew President Obama would be expected to weigh in on race. But rather than bold words, Obama's reaction in this case has been shaped by an...
  • Theater of the absurd in Ferguson

    Theater of the absurd in Ferguson
    It was in a college theater class that I learned about a genre called theater of the absurd. These were plays written mostly by European playwrights between the 1940s and 1960s, as well as a certain style that flowed from their work. What reminded me of...
  • Police move against protestors as calm dissolves in Ferguson

    Police move against protestors as calm dissolves in Ferguson
    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police in riot gear ordered demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, to disperse late on Tuesday, then charged into the crowd to make arrests as relative calm dissolved during an 11th night of protests over the fatal shooting of a...
  • Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist

    Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist
    Police said early on Tuesday they came under heavy gunfire and arrested 31 people during another night of racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. Funeral...
  • Ferguson shows we have work to do on race

    As I watch the coverage and read the accounts of what has happened in Ferguson, Mo., I keep asking myself: "Is this really 2014?" In many ways, it seems more like 1964. After all, the apparent quick-trigger mentality of mostly white law enforcement, a...
  • DOJ civil-rights probe in Zimmerman-Trayvon case continues

    DOJ civil-rights probe in Zimmerman-Trayvon case continues
    In Washington 21/2 years ago, the nation's top civil-rights enforcer, Thomas Perez at the U.S. Department of Justice, sat down with Sanford's mayor, city manager and U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown and promised to investigate whether Trayvon Martin was the victim...
  • Theater of the Absurd in Ferguson, Missouri

    It was in a college theater class that I learned about a genre called "Theater of the Absurd." These were plays written mostly by European playwrights between the 1940s and 1960s, as well as a certain style that flowed from their work. What reminded me...