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  • L.A. Unified to require ethnic studies for high school graduation

    L.A. Unified to require ethnic studies for high school graduation
    Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will be required for the first time to take ethnic studies classes as part of an effort to encourage stronger cultural understanding. The idea, brought forward by Board of Education members Bennett...
  • Comey says new profiling guidelines will have no effect on the FBI

    Comey says new profiling guidelines will have no effect on the FBI
    The new Justice Department guidelines governing profiling by federal law enforcement officers will have no effect on FBI practices, its director, James B. Comey, said Tuesday. On Monday, Comey’s boss, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., said the new...
  • Yale Study: Brain Responds Differently In Male And Female Smokers

    Yale Study: Brain Responds Differently In Male And Female Smokers
    By analyzing dynamic brain scans, Yale researchers have pinpointed a different brain response between male and female smokers, a finding that could lead to breakthroughs in developing gender-specific treatments to help smokers quit. The study,...
  • No severance for Ferguson cop who resigned over safety concerns

    No severance for Ferguson cop who resigned over safety concerns
    The white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, this summer, got no severance deal when he resigned from the force, the mayor of the St. Louis suburb said on Sunday. The officer, Darren Wilson, announced...
  • Justice Department broadens ban on racial profiling

    Justice Department broadens ban on racial profiling
    The Justice Department on Monday issued new guidelines to federal law enforcement officers that will regulate their use of racial profiling in investigations, an update to a policy first put in place in 2003 by then-Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft. The...
  • Obama tackles different agendas in BET, 'Colbert Report' interviews

    Obama tackles different agendas in BET, 'Colbert Report' interviews
    President Obama's first sit-down TV interview since the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case touched off protests around the country will air tonight on BET. Obama's interview with BET reporter Jeff Johnson is set to air in part at 5 p.m. ET...
  • Bob Ray Sanders: Time for nation to live, breathe justice and equality

    O, let my land be a land where Liberty Is crowned with no false patriotic wreath, But opportunity is real, and life is free, Equality is in the air we breathe. ���� Equality in America, especially in the nation's justice...
  • China jails seven students of prominent Uighur scholar for separatism

    BEIJING Seven students of prominent Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti, sentenced to life in prison for inciting separatism, have been jailed for between three and eight years, a rights lawyer said. The Intermediate People's Court in Urumqi in northwestern China...
  • Ferguson, Staten Island cases show the plight of white male pundits

     Ferguson, Staten Island cases show the plight of white male pundits
    The issue of race in America remains divisive, but what's often ignored is the outsized impact that issue has on one minority group in particular: prominent white male pundits and politicians. Looking only for opportunity and a voice in the American...
  • Attorney General to announce broader profiling ban

    Attorney General to announce broader profiling ban
    The Justice Department on Monday will unveil its new policy expanding a ban on federal law enforcement officers' use of profiling in investigations.  The revised guidelines will broaden a 2003 prohibition on religious or ethnic profiling. The policy...
  • IOC moves to support gay rights in Olympics

    IOC moves to support gay rights in Olympics
    MONACO – Nine months after a Sochi Winter Olympics embattled by the host country’s anti-gay legislation, the International Olympic Committee took a philosophical stand Monday against future intolerance surrounding an Olympic Games. "There is...