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  • U.N. racism watchdog urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Ferguson shooting

    U.N. racism watchdog urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Ferguson shooting
    The U.N. racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri.  Minorities, particularly...
  • 'Shameless' Actress Emma Greenwell Joins 'Pride Prejudice and Zombies' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Emma Greenwell has joined the cast of "Pride Prejudice and Zombies" starring Lily James, Douglas Booth and Jack Huston. Pic also stars Bella Heathcote and Sam Riley. Filming will start in September. Cross Creek Pictures, which has a distribution deal...
  • The New Racism: First you deny racism exists.

    The New Racism: First you deny racism exists.
    Did you know Michael Brown was a devoted gang member with an extensive juvenile record who routinely robbed convenience stores and committed acts of mayhem? And did you know that when Officer Darren Wilson shot Brown, he wasn't using unjustified force, he...
  • Bank clients of Middle Eastern descent want answers on closed accounts

    From Washington state to Florida, surprising letters from banks have turned up in the mailboxes of at least a dozen people. The message in each case: Your bank account is being closed. What frustrates the recipients is not only that they are all of...
  • 50 years later, Walter Mondale stands by his deal

    MINNEAPOLIS Walter Mondale feels as convinced today that he was right as he did 50 years ago when he brokered a deal to resolve one of the most explosive issues in the history of the national Democratic Party. It allowed for the seating of an all-white,...
  • Lawyer in Women's World Cup turf case warns of 'intimidation'

    (Reuters) - Lawyers for over 40 top female players threatening to sue FIFA over the proposed use of artificial grass at the 2015 Women's World Cup are investigating reports that players are being pressured against taking legal action. Players from...
  • The Civil Rights Act at 50 [Commentary]

    The Civil Rights Act at 50 [Commentary]
    Fifty years ago this summer, the Civil Rights Act was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson, marking a watershed moment in our nation's history and in the ongoing struggle of African-Americans for fair and equal treatment. The passage of the law,...
  • Court rules against Wisconsin's, Indiana's gay marriage bans

    MILWAUKEE The nation took another big stride Thursday toward a historic decision on gay marriage, as a federal appeals court in Chicago unanimously struck down bans on same-sex unions in Wisconsin and Indiana. The decision by a three-judge panel of the...
  • Ohio landlords to pay $850,000 in housing discrimination case

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Ohio couple who own apartment buildings agreed to pay $850,000 to settle complaints they discriminated against both African-American renters and families with children, a spokesman for the United States Attorney's Office said...
  • Heed the warning signs of rising anti-semitism

    The recent and severe spike in anti-semitism is a warning to people everywhere. Where prejudice and hatred reign unchecked, violence soon follows. Sadly, we have seen that recently here in the United States, in Europe, and throughout the world....
  • I'm not racist or sexist, says apologetic Mackay

    LONDON (Reuters) - Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay has said he is not a "racist, sexist, homophobe or anti-Semite" after he sent offensive text messages during his spell at the Premier League club. Mackay, who left Cardiff under a cloud last...