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  • In 2014, hip hop takes a potent stand

    In 2014, hip hop takes a potent stand
    There's a line in New York rapper ASAP Ferg's syrupy new track "Talk It," a musical response to the death of Michael Brown and the subsequent riots in Ferguson, Mo., that underscored the calcified nature of relations between black communities and the police across America in 2014.
  • Race relations suddenly a top concern of Americans

    WASHINGTON Race relations is back as a major national issue. A Gallup poll released Friday found 13 percent of Americans said race relations is the country's biggest problem. While that's well below levels of the 1950s and 1960s, when civil rights...

    LAPD's plan for 7,000 body cameras comes with challenges

    LAPD's plan for 7,000 body cameras comes with challenges
    Los Angeles will purchase 7,000 cameras for police officers to wear while on patrol, making the city a laboratory in the use of devices that bring the promise of more transparent policing but also concerns about civilian privacy. Los Angeles would be the...

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces Class of 2015. See how good our predictions were

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces Class of 2015. See how good our predictions were
    Green Day, Lou Reed and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts and Stevie Ray Vaughn are among the 2015 inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced this morning. Just as Lehigh Valley Music said they should be. Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes,...

    Ferguson unrest's effect on local economy is ambiguous

    ST. LOUIS After the August protests and riot, St. Louis development consultant Ken Nuernberger was visited by a New York real estate investor. He'd watched the news about Ferguson, and wanted to see all the damage. "He thought that it was like half of...