| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:43 AM
The U.S. Attorney's office is bringing federal civil rights charges against reputed members of a Compton gang arrested for alleged hate crimes against a black family. U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte and Sheriff Lee Baca plan to announce an indictment Friday.....
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:03 PM
At the Library Connection in Glendale's Adams Square Saturday, librarian Kristine Markosyan read children's stories to about 10 wide-eyed toddlers in a scene that is a common sight at public libraries — except this story-time was in Armenian, and...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:23 AM
The U.S. attorney's office is considering whether to pursue federal civil rights charges against alleged members of a Compton gang arrested for alleged hate crimes against a black family....
| Jul 10, 2013
On paper, Chicago might seem a model of diversity with roughly equivalent populations of African-Americans, Hispanics and whites. The reality, of course, is very different, with each of these groups tending to cluster in distinct corners of the city....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:42 AM
This month, Kimberly Perry, the new head of D.C. Vote, acknowledged the fatigue of past efforts to gain federal voting rights for the residents of Washington, D.C., and told The Washington Post, "there's always been the discussion of retrocession [to...
| May 16, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Even the most jaded observer must acknowledge there's something admirable about the desire of so many living on Smith Island to see their community survive and prosper. Residents of this marshy (and shrinking in both population and real estate)...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Jean Enright hopes to make the leap from an obscure job as a Port of Palm Beach commissioner to the U.S. House of Representatives. She faces a big obstacle: The longtime incumbent, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, doesn't have any intention of getting out of the...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:39 AM
So Attorney General Eric Holder can't stand the fact that Texas is going to require voter ID ("Congress must fix Voting Rights Act," July 29). I really don't see anything wrong with that. You need ID to buy cough medicine at the drug store, to get into an...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:11 PM
More so than her words about George Zimmerman getting away with murder, I was taken aback at the sight of Juror B-29.
"She's black," I said to my daughter.
Indeed, Juror B-29 could be any one of my four daughters, my sister, my mother, my aunts...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Yo! The long-running success of the Pittsburgh Steelers apparently is not enough to keep people in parts of western Pennsylvania. Allegheny County lost 4.3 percent of its population between the 2000 Census and 2010 Census. As a result, it will......
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Earlier this year, Baltimore's challenge to the 2010 Census established that the city had 621,074 residents on April 1, 2010. This revised number will now be used by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake as the baseline for counting toward her goal of growing...