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  • Reinhard: Breaking down Lafayette's season-opening loss

    Reinhard: Breaking down Lafayette's season-opening loss
    When asked for 2014 expectations, Lafayette quarterback Drew Reed last month said: "That's something I try not to think about. I don't read the blogs, the Internet things, don't watch the videos or what people have to say about me or the team. It's...
  • Thousands march to protest Eric Garner's chokehold death in NYC

    Thousands march to protest Eric Garner's chokehold death in NYC
    Thousands of people marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday, chanting “No justice, no peace” and “I can’t breathe” as they protested the death of Eric Garner, who died after a New York police officer subdued...
  • Eric Garner's death in NYPD chokehold case ruled a homicide

    Eric Garner's death in NYPD chokehold case ruled a homicide
    The controversial death of a New York City man who was placed in a chokehold by police was formally ruled a homicide Friday, a move that will almost certainly place the officers in front of a grand jury and heighten tensions between residents and the...
  • 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...
  • Before Ferguson: Deaths of other black men at hands of police

    Before Ferguson: Deaths of other black men at hands of police
    Amadou Diallo. Manuel Loggins Jr. Ronald Madison. Sean Bell. Eric Garner. And now, Michael Brown. All of them were black men who died at the hands of law enforcement officers. They are a handful of such cases since 1999, when Diallo, an unarmed man...
  • A river of tears for all the Trayvons

    The day after the George Zimmerman verdict, I hadn't cried for Trayvon Martin yet. I was still stunned, kind of punch drunk from injustice. I walked into Starbucks after hearing about the demonstrations and passionate protests on Trayvon's behalf, and...
  • Goal-line offense ... the penalty ... the kick ... a sad ending

     
    So much had been made in the preseason about the experience on Lafayette’s offensive line. Five starters returning … all of them stronger than ever because of their weight room regimen … even some virtual guarantees by the players that.....
  • Lafayette FB opponents' update: Week 1

     
    I’d like to try to keep track weekly of how the Lafayette football opponents are doing. Here’s the Week 1 report. SACRED HEART (1-0) – Defeated Marist 37-21. SHU 234 yds rushing, 201 passing. Rushing plays, 53; pass plays, 34.......
  • Chavis Carter case raises troubling doubts

    Chavis Carter case raises troubling doubts
    What happened to Chavis Carter? It is a pregnant question, potentially even an explosive one. Carter died of a gunshot wound to the temple on the last Saturday in July, but the question about his death has only grown louder and more urgent since then. It...
  • On Trayvon Martin and a mom’s worst fear

     
    Although I have obsessively read and re-read news stories about Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old Miami boy shot dead last month by a self-proclaimed neighborhood-watch captain in a Sanford community, I haven't been able to watch any television coverage...
  • Naked Ambition

     
    Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? 1. Gov. David Paterson saying he couldn???t condone civil-disobedience that halted traffic in protest of the Sean Bell shooting case. 2. Democrat Tracey Cline ??? after winning a......