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  • Eric Holder: Mixed legacy at best

    He's not exactly stepping aside quietly. Reaction to Eric Holder's resignation ranged from hagiographic to diabolical. Civil rights leaders praised him as the strongest attorney general since Bobby Kennedy. Fox News derided him as the nation's all-time...
  • Trayvon Martin death inspires series of plays

     Trayvon Martin death inspires series of plays
    When George Zimmerman was acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, theater producer Beth Marshall was angry. So the Orlando resident began working on "The Trayvon Martin Project," a three-part series examining issues that arose from...
  • Florida man found guilty of first-degree murder in dispute over music

    Florida man found guilty of first-degree murder in dispute over music
    A white Florida man was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a black teenager who was playing loud music in a car in a Jacksonville parking lot. Michael Dunn, 47, had been convicted of three counts of attempted second-...
  • Man found guilty of first degree murder in loud music trial

    Man found guilty of first degree murder in loud music trial
    A Florida jury found Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man, guilty of first-degree murder on Wednesday in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in an argument over loud rap music. Dunn, 47, a software engineer, testified he thought he was...
  • Newport News police chief travels to Ferguson to give advice on shooting aftermath

    Newport News police chief travels to Ferguson to give advice on shooting aftermath
    NEWPORT NEWS — Newport News Police Chief Richard Myers was one of four police chiefs to recently travel to Ferguson, Mo., to advise leaders there on how to handle the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting. Myers and the three other police chiefs...
  • DeAndre Jordan posts on social media after Donald Sterling report

    DeAndre Jordan posts on social media after Donald Sterling report
    One of the earliest public responses by a Clippers player following racist comments allegedly made by team owner Donald Sterling didn’t involve a single word. Clippers center DeAndre Jordan posted a picture to his Instagram account Saturday morning...
  • Montana man accused of setting fatal trap for intruder

    A German exchange student was shot to death in a Montana garage on Sunday, again raising questions about the touchy legal issue of self-defense. Self-defense became a fiercely debated political issue after George Zimmerman was acquitted of murder last...
  • How not to pick a hero: The Cliven Bundy story

     How not to pick a hero: The Cliven Bundy story
    Every few months, some ordinary person arises from the undifferentiated swarm of Americans and is turned into the poster boy or the poster girl of some political battle du jour. This time it's been Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who's a scofflaw and...
  • Roseanne Barr disputes Zimmerman lawsuit over Twitter post

    Roseanne Barr disputes Zimmerman lawsuit over Twitter post
    George Zimmerman's parents are picking a court fight with Roseanne Barr. The entertainer admitted in a court filing this week that she had posted the address of Robert and Gladys Zimmerman on Twitter during the heated controversy over whether their...
  • Report: Key witness in George Zimmerman trial gets diploma, fulfilling promise

    Report: Key witness in George Zimmerman trial gets diploma, fulfilling promise
    Rachel Jeantel, the young woman who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin in the moments before his fatal encounter with George Zimmerman, fulfilled a promise she made to the slain 17-year-old by getting her high school diploma on Friday, according to a...
  • Jealous' legacy at the NAACP is far from laudable [Letter]

    Jealous' legacy at the NAACP is far from laudable [Letter]
    I strongly disagree with your account on Ben Jealous' legacy as NAACP president, as well as with your reporter's poll of "civil rights leaders" called to vouch for the pick of Cornell William Brooks as Mr. Jealous' successor ("Attorney Cornell Brooks to...