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  • Blacks and whites need to wake up to racial injustice.

    Blacks and whites need to wake up to racial injustice.
    In September, I received an email that should have left me feeling vindicated. It was in response to the nonfatal shooting of Levar Jones, an unarmed African-American man, by Sean Groubert, a whiteSouth Carolina state trooper. Mr. Groubert would later...
  • Jury finds Michael Dunn guilty of murder in loud-music shooting trial

    Jury finds Michael Dunn guilty of murder in loud-music shooting trial
    A Florida jury found Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man, guilty of first-degree murder 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...
  • 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...
  • Obama struggles to set his racial legacy

     Obama struggles to set his racial legacy
    — Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation is bad news for President Barack Obama's racial justice legacy. Obama has done little to address race during his presidency, beyond the actions of his Justice Department. With Holder's exit, that track...
  • Experts offer testimony in 'stand your ground' probe

    Experts offer testimony in 'stand your ground' probe
    Attorneys, lawmakers and researchers weighed in Friday on Florida's "stand your ground" law, during hours of testimony in Orlando for a probe by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The Commission launched an investigation of Florida's law, and laws like...
  • Five things for Tuesday, Sept. 30

    Five things for Tuesday, Sept. 30
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: lots of comic book stores; lots of rain; George Zimmerman profile; and more. 1. Central Florida has a good number of comic book stores and another, Gods & Monsters, is set to open at Artegon...
  • Federal panel here to discuss 'stand your ground' law

    Federal panel here to discuss 'stand your ground' law
    The fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford ignited a nationwide debate on gun rights, profiling and Florida's controversial self-defense laws. That debate continues today, when a panel of experts convenes in Orlando to discuss the...
  • 'Fangate' delays start of Rick Scott, Charlie Crist debate

    'Fangate' delays start of Rick Scott, Charlie Crist debate
    After a jaw-dropping beginning where Gov. Rick Scott initially refused to set foot on the stage for statewide, televised debate, Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist got down to business — attacking the other guy. On Twitter, the...
  • Ethnic aristocracies have no place in modern America

    Once upon a time, the liberal position was to reject the old discriminatory branding of people by the color of their skins rather than by the content of their characters. Not now. Political and career advantage is found in trumpeting -- or occasionally...
  • Victim in Florida loud music shooting was in defensive position, court told

    Victim in Florida loud music shooting was in defensive position, court told
    The trajectory of the bullets that killed an unarmed teen in a gas station dispute over loud rap music indicates that the victim could not have been in an aggressive pose, a forensic expert testified on Monday in a racially charged north Florida murder...