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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Opportunists fan the flames of racial unrest

    Violence following the recent fatal shooting of an unarmed robbery suspect in Ferguson, Missouri, has tragically followed a predictable script. On average, more than 6,000 African-Americans are killed by gun violence each year. That startling figure is...
  • 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...
  • #Iftheygunnedmedown: Social media with a message

    #Iftheygunnedmedown: Social media with a message
    In the newfound arena of social media as activism, few hashtags have generated as much buzz as "IfTheyGunnedMeDown," which has been circulating around Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Still, the trending hashtag was several hours old before Alexis...
  • Taney Dragons are making Philly proud

    Taney Dragons are making Philly proud
    The Phillies are in last place and hemorrhaging losses. Ryan Howard is hitting .219; Jimmy Rollins, .239. Cliff Lee is hurt, and Cole Hamels wants out. Then, there is Taney. The Sixers are a rebuilding embarrassment. The Flyers just re-signed Kimmo...
  • Detroit-area homeowner who shot teen on his porch is guilty of murder

    Theodore Wafer had killed a teenager, there was no doubt about that. Renisha McBride, 19, had come onto his porch in the suburbs of Detroit on the morning of Nov. 2, disoriented after a car crash. Wafer met her with a blast from his shotgun. Wafer,...
  • George Zimmerman spotted in truck outside DeLand gun store

    George Zimmerman spotted in truck outside DeLand gun store
    A DeLand police officer saw a dark truck parked behind a gun store that had recently been burglarized. Inside the vehicle was former Neighborhood Watch Volunteer George Zimmerman and his dog. Zimmerman is a friend of the owner, he told the officer,...
  • What Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative means for black America

    What Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative means for black America
    A great paradox of Obama’s America is that racism has been so thoroughly condemned that it only rarely receives public attention. To some extent, the election of a black president relaxed what remained of our national focus on race matters, it...
  • At Lehigh University, Trayvon Martin's mother talks about race issues in America

    At Lehigh University, Trayvon Martin's mother talks about race issues in America
    In the weeks and months after Trayvon Martin was killed, his mother saw 50 different photos painting him as a thug. It was as if portraying the slain 17-year-old as something he wasn't — a muscle-bound, tattooed rapper, or a young man wearing...
  • City Lights: Cross-cultural director's success means no headlines

    City Lights: Cross-cultural director's success means no headlines
    Monday morning, I sat in the office of a man who might have already prevented the next Ferguson. Might. That's a tantalizing word, but as hard to dismiss as it is to prove. Kevin Huie, the director of the Cross-Cultural Center at UC Irvine, isn't what...