| Nov 2, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Wallace supports idea of sports complex in Hampton
Mayor George Wallace of Hampton will push during his term to build a baseball or multi-sport complex on city-owned property near Armistead Avenue and Rip Rap Road. The City Council is talking about...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:37 AM
A Chicago Ford Motor plant that was part of a $9 million settlement over sexual harassment claims in 2000 is being sued again by four women alleging sexual harassment and sex discrimination.
The women are represented by Keith Hunt, the Chicago...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
One of the major problems facing teachers today is the time lost in trying to meet the state's mandate on high-stakes testing. Teachers are frustrated. If their voices could be heard, here's what they might say:
Give me back my classroom.
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:29 PM
A "racially inhospitable environment" at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's fire department led to the unlawful termination of a black deputy fire chief earlier this year, a state judge has ruled — and his firing must now be reversed.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Maryland say they see Tuesday's elections as a mixed bag -- some good, some bad and some ugly.
Among the ugliest, according to advocates, was a disingenuous robocall sent last week to...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:07 AM
The 2014 election wasn't a good one for Florida's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
LGBT organizations supported Democrats Charlie Crist for governor and George Sheldon for attorney general, but both lost. So did state Rep. Joe Saunders,...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Fair housing groups 21 months ago hailed a rule finalized by the federal government that was intended to clarify federal fair housing protections that have been in place for more than 45 years.
Now, those same groups worry that the codification of the...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:05 AM
President Barack Obama called on Friday for Myanmar to end discrimination against Rohingya people, urging in his strongest comments on the persecuted Muslim minority that the government grant them equal rights.
Most of Myanmar's 1.1 million ethnic...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:59 AM
As they get ready to perform "The Diary of Anne Frank," actors at Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach are thinking not only about the lines they have memorized, but about some educational encounters they had during their months of preparation....
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:53 PM
A complaint alleging discrimination by an Oak Park housing agency, whose president served on a village committee formed to examine claims of discrimination in the housing market, has been withdrawn due to a "technical issue," officials said this week....
| Nov 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The photographs of young black men are startling in their contrasts: a slave in chains, a professor in a suit; a body dangling from a lynch mob's rope, a musician with a violin. The images illuminate a nation's racial divide and how African Americans...