RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Minority Groups

A collection of news and information related to Minority Groups published by this site and its partners.

Top Minority Groups Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Unfaithfully executing the law

    President Obama is soon expected to issue an executive order that would make it possible for some illegal immigrants, many of whom are the parents of children who are American citizens, to live and work in this country without the threat of deportation,...
  • IOC agenda no revolution but important change for Olympics

    IOC agenda no revolution but important change for Olympics
    MONACO – When the International Olympic Committee announces its intention to make major changes, the temptation is to recall the words of both late Chicago alderman Paddy Bauler and John Lennon. It was Bauler who famously said, "Chicago ain’...
  • New ban on racial profiling to exempt TSA, customs and border agents

    New ban on racial profiling to exempt TSA, customs and border agents
    As the Obama administration prepares to announce new curbs on racial profiling by federal law enforcement, government officials said Friday that many officers and agents at the Department of Homeland Security will still be allowed to use the controversial...
  • Florida's ban on same-sex marriage expires Jan. 6 � or not

    MIAMI Facing an apparent Jan. 6 deadline to start marrying same-sex couples in Florida, county clerks throughout the state have gotten mixed messages about whether they need to obey a federal judge's ruling that the state gay-marriage ban is...
  • Missouri 'journey for justice' march ends at governor's mansion

    Missouri 'journey for justice' march ends at governor's mansion
    Activists protesting police treatment of black Americans concluded a 120-mile march from Ferguson, Missouri, to the Missouri governor's mansion on Friday, ending a "journey for justice" tied to the police killing of an unarmed black teenager. More than...
  • Discrimination claims against DuPage sheriff's office rejected

     Discrimination claims against DuPage sheriff's office rejected
    The DuPage County Sheriff's Office has prevailed in a federal gender discrimination lawsuit filed by a former deputy, according to State's Attorney Robert Berlin. The jury hearing the lawsuit filed by Susan Kuttner found in favor of the department...
  • New U.S. racial profiling standards, not yet released, disappoint some

    Recalling his own encounters with police as a young black man, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. has struggled for five years to toughen limits on racial profiling by law enforcement agencies. Now, weeks from retirement as the nation's top law enforcement...
  • Jerry Large: Yes, nationwide protests really mean something

    Mass urban protests have always been a necessary part of American democracy, giving people who are marginalized a voice and a way to exert influence they wouldn't otherwise have. We've been seeing more of them in recent years because more people...
  • Gay music director files complaint over firing by Catholics

     Gay music director files complaint over firing by Catholics
    A music director fired from his job at a northwest suburban Catholic church after he got engaged to his male partner filed a federal discrimination complaint Thursday. Colin Collette worked at Holy Family Catholic Community in Inverness for 17 years...
  • Those practical chauvinists from Harvard

    Those practical chauvinists from Harvard
    Most men aspire to be egalitarian. They really do. It's just that life — by which I mean employers, social pressures and tax policy — gets in the way. Harvard Business School recently released some heavily dissected survey data on the...
  • Justice Dept. finds Cleveland police use excessive force

    Justice Dept. finds Cleveland police use excessive force
    Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that the Justice Department has found a pattern or practice of "unreasonable and unnecessary use of force" by the Cleveland Police Department, and it comes at a moment of heightened national scrutiny of...