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  • Eric Holder: A legacy of highs and lows as attorney general

    Eric Holder: A legacy of highs and lows as attorney general
    Eric H. Holder Jr. is stepping down as the nation's 82nd attorney general after more than five tumultuous years. He leaves a legacy that will be praised by liberals and excoriated by conservatives. Here are some of the key points and issues of the...
  • Retrial begins in Florida in loud music shooting

    Retrial begins in Florida in loud music shooting
    JACKSONVILLE Fla. - Jury selection began on Monday in the retrial of a middle-aged white man charged with killing an unarmed black teenager during a dispute over loud rap music. With protesters gathered outside the courthouse, screening started for the...
  • Jury begins hearing retrial of Florida loud music shooting

    Jury begins hearing retrial of Florida loud music shooting
    JACKSONVILLE Fla. - A Florida jury began hearing the retrial on Thursday of Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man charged with murder after he shot an unarmed black teenager during an argument over loud rap music. Dunn, 47, a software engineer, fired 10...
  • 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...
  • Michael Brown no angel? Why should it matter?

    You've probably never heard of Claudette Colvin. And yet, had history twisted in a slightly different direction, she might loom as large in American memory as Rosa Parks does now while Parks herself would be a little-remembered seamstress. Colvin, you...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Teaching 'Mockingbird' to today's students

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Teaching 'Mockingbird' to today's students
    One of the charges of the high school English teacher is to help teenagers see the relevancy of literature to their lives. I'm always on the lookout on how to win over the students to read, in their minds, very old books from long, long ago. For...
  • Poverty, crime, race and fear [Commentary]

    Poverty, crime, race and fear [Commentary]
    My sophomore year Harvard announced a cost-cutting measure that made the news. Going forward the school would continue to provide toilet paper to freshmen dorms, but upper classmen would have to provide for themselves. Almost immediately, toilet paper...
  • Time To Lift Veil Of Suspicion Off Black Men

    Time To Lift Veil Of Suspicion Off Black Men
    As a 52-year-old, African-American woman who has devoted her life to a ministry of human rights and community building, my heart is burdened by the senseless death of Michael Brown, 18, at the hands of a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Michael defied...
  • Families of Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin to join St. Louis peace rally

    The family of Oscar Grant, who was killed in 2009 by a BART police officer, will join the parents of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown on Sunday at a rally to call for peace after weeks of racial tension rocked this St. Louis suburb.  "First and...
  • 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...
  • St. Louis holds peace festival, with message from Michael Brown's family

    St. Louis holds peace festival, with message from Michael Brown's family
    Hundreds gathered at a downtown park Sunday for an annual "Peace Fest" attended by relatives of three young black men killed in controversial shootings: Trayvon Martin of Florida, Oscar Grant of California and Michael Brown, 18, shot two weeks ago in...