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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Theater of the absurd in Ferguson

    Theater of the absurd in Ferguson
    It was in a college theater class that I learned about a genre called theater of the absurd. These were plays written mostly by European playwrights between the 1940s and 1960s, as well as a certain style that flowed from their work. What reminded me of...
  • Seeing Michael Brown

    In the chorus of voices last week protesting the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., one stood out: President Obama's. On the surface, what he said was routine in a presidential, consoler in chief kind of way: We've lost an 18-year-...
  • Theater of the Absurd in Ferguson, Missouri

    It was in a college theater class that I learned about a genre called "Theater of the Absurd." These were plays written mostly by European playwrights between the 1940s and 1960s, as well as a certain style that flowed from their work. What reminded me...
  • Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist

    Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist
    Police said early on Tuesday they came under heavy gunfire and arrested 31 people during another night of racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. Funeral...
  • Wide racial gap in perceptions of Ferguson, Mo., unrest, poll finds

    Wide racial gap in perceptions of Ferguson, Mo., unrest, poll finds
    Blacks and whites see the events in Ferguson, Mo., through starkly different lenses, a new nationwide survey shows. The poll from the Pew Research Center, released Monday, shows Americans overall closely divided on whether the shooting by police of...
  • U.S. views on Missouri shooting vary starkly by race, poll finds

    (Reuters) - U.S. blacks are twice as likely as whites to view the fatal Missouri shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer through the lens of race, according to a nationwide poll released on Monday. Four out of five black...
  • Democratic candidates for attorney general differ in style, agree on issues

    George Sheldon and Perry Thurston are so civil toward one another — publicly, at least — that they embraced after pitching themselves in back-to-back appearances before a group of Democratic activists in Plantation. The two Democrats are...
  • 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,...
  • Taney Dragons are making Philly proud

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. 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...