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  • Student coalition seeks to get 'Byrd' off University of Maryland's stadium

    Student coalition seeks to get 'Byrd' off University of Maryland's stadium
    A group of University of Maryland, College Park students has launched a campaign to change the name of the school's football stadium, arguing it is named after a man with racist and segregationist beliefs.
  • Senior Athlete Planning Comeback At Age 90 After Stroke

    Senior Athlete Planning Comeback At Age 90 After Stroke
    SOUTHINGTON — Roy Rodriques wants a comeback. The 90-year-old is determined to resume his career as one of the nation's top senior athletes after a stroke and a heart attack last year. The nonagenarian, who speaks in the forceful, booming voice of...

    In funeral sermon for Walter Scott, pastor decries 'act of racism'

    In funeral sermon for Walter Scott, pastor decries 'act of racism'
    Walter Lamar Scott, a black man shot in the back by a white police patrolman, was borne to his grave Saturday inside a flag-draped coffin escorted by motorcycle police from that same officer’s North Charleston Police Department. In an emotional...

    Is sensitivity training needed for Allentown students?

    After reading about the alleged use of a racial slur by a teacher during class in response to an epithet spoken by several Allentown School District students and reading the recommendations by POWER (letters written to students' parents by the teacher, an...

    State Report: Racial Disparities Found In Traffic Stops By Some Police Departments

    State Report: Racial Disparities Found In Traffic Stops By Some Police Departments
    HARTFORD — A yearlong study of police traffic stops in Connecticut has identified 10 police departments and two state police barracks where there appear to be racial disparities in who gets pulled over. The state-mandated study, released Tuesday...