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  • Will Supreme Court endorse discrimination against pregnant workers?

    In some ways, the pregnancy discrimination case argued today at the U.S. Supreme Court has turned out to be a beautiful thing. Groups that are usually at each other’s throats over reproductive rights are working together to persuade the justices...
  • Centro Romero gives immigrants a helping hand

    Centro Romero gives immigrants a helping hand
    The Latino immigrants who come to Centro Romero are united by one simple goal: to acquire skills that will help them become successful Americans. Every year, thousands of newcomers find their way to this community-based organization on Clark Street on...
  • Feds investigating gender-bias complaint at Edison High

    The U.S. Department of Education is investigating allegations of gender discrimination against female athletes in the Huntington Beach Union High School District following a complaint by a former track coach at Edison High School. The investigation,...
  • Local racial clash, national tragedy

    Local racial clash, national tragedy
    When my fellow critics of Ferguson, Mo., police are reduced to arguing not whether but how hard Michael Brown hit police officer Darren Wilson, I think it is time to rethink what this scandal is all about or, more pointedly, what it should be about. I...
  • MLS faces tough task replacing impact of Landon Donovan, Thierry Henry

    MLS faces tough task replacing impact of Landon Donovan, Thierry Henry
    MLS Cup will serve as the final stop on the Landon Donovan Farewell Tour, a proper finish line for the greatest American soccer player of all time. What Donovan meant to American soccer could fill this space 20 times over — his penchant for...
  • Panel addresses transgender inclusion in Gloucester County schools

    Panel addresses transgender inclusion in Gloucester County schools
    Former School Board member Ronnie Cohen cautioned Gloucester County schools on how it addresses a proposed transgender restroom use policy. Cohen, a professor of business law at Christopher Newport University who previously served on the Gloucester...
  • White, Latino police officers claim racial bias after Cleveland shooting

    While much of the world last week was focusing on events in Ferguson, Mo., or on the case of a 12-year-old who displayed a realistic toy gun and was shot to death by a police officer in Cleveland, a different kind of confrontation involving police and...
  • A home for the holidays, with help from Hispanic Unity

    A home for the holidays, with help from Hispanic Unity
    It was only early November, but already the Anice family's Christmas tree was glowing in a living room corner of their new home. The Anices bought their West Park house in July, marking a milestone years in the making. Now, the family is excited to...
  • Ferguson protests probed; Brown's stepfather investigated

    Ferguson protests probed; Brown's stepfather investigated
    The Missouri National Guard is starting to scale back its presence in the St. Louisarea as angry protests over the lack of an indictment in the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager ease, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon said on Tuesday. St. Louis...
  • Obama vows to address 'simmering distrust' between police, minorities

    Obama vows to address 'simmering distrust' between police, minorities
    President Barack Obama made a forceful pledge on Monday to use his last two years in office to address the "simmering distrust" between police and minority communities as he requested $263 million for the federal response to the civil rights upheaval...
  • U.S. attorney general to issue new guidance on racial profiling

    U.S. attorney general to issue new guidance on racial profiling
    Attorney General Eric Holder said on Monday he would soon release new guidelines to limit racial profiling by federal law enforcement, a move long awaited by civil rights advocates. Holder announced his plan at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where...