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  • Former white supremacist convicted in 1997 slaying of black man

    Former white supremacist convicted in 1997 slaying of black man
    A former white supremacist was convicted of murder Thursday in the beating and stabbing death of a black man in the Antelope Valley desert.  A Los Angeles jury deliberated for five hours before finding Richard Phillip Ritchie, 39, guilty of first-degree...
  • Critics see witness's testimony in Michael Brown shooting as evidence of flawed system

    ST. LOUIS Even Sandra McElroy isn't sure why prosecutors summoned her if they only intended to discredit her testimony. McElroy, also known as Witness 40, has seen her story plastered all over the Internet. Some news reports have gone as far as to call...
  • Race relations arguably worse in 'Age of Obama'

    WASHINGTON When President Barack Obama was elected the nation's first black president in 2008, it suggested a move toward a post-racial America, the kind of society that Martin Luther King Jr. envisioned in his "I Have a Dream" speech nearly a half-...
  • Vandals target Israeli school that brings together Arabs, Jews

    Vandals target Israeli school that brings together Arabs, Jews
    With relations between Jews and Arabs increasingly strained by the recent chain of violence and contentious legislation, the latest victims of hostility are the few trying to coexist in Jerusalem, where vandals set fire to a Jewish-Arab school in the city...
  • Point of protests missed

    Point of protests missed
    As a white person who attended a protest that recently shut down traffic in downtown Fort Lauderdale, I would like to say that Mr. Stein is completely missing the point of these protests. This country has violently oppressed minorities since its...
  • Don't let Palestinian extremism hijack debate about policing in America

    Don't let Palestinian extremism hijack debate about policing in America
    A winter of discontent is brewing in America. Over the last fortnight, large parts of the country have seethed with anger, first at the decision of a grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael...
  • Several Hundreds March In "Die-In" Protest In New Haven; Solidarity March Planned For Hartford

    Several Hundreds March In "Die-In" Protest In New Haven; Solidarity March Planned For Hartford
    A hush fell over parts of downtown New Haven shortly after noon on Friday as several hundred protesters marched hand-in-hand and in silence to the court house to protest incidents in Ferguson and Staten Island, where police killed black men, and Cleveland...
  • Black men: Beware of police officers

    It's one of the best-known lines of any English-language poet -- Robert Burns' reflection on the upper-class church lady who doesn't realize there's a louse crawling around on her bonnet. "O wad some Pow'r the giftie gie us, To see oursels as ithers see...
  • Patriots doing Twitter #facepalm after tweeting racial slur

    Patriots doing Twitter #facepalm after tweeting racial slur
    See Internet? This is why you can't have nice things. The New England Patriots are winners, but in their effort to celebrate, the nasty face of racism took over. The Patriots official Twitter account was the first for an NFL team to reach 1 million...
  • LAPD survey in wake of Dorner rampage finds bias complaints

    LAPD survey in wake of Dorner rampage finds bias complaints
    A Los Angeles Police Department review of its discipline system prompted by the Christopher Dorner rampage found widespread concerns among officers and civilians that the agency discriminates based on gender, ethnicity and rank, according to a report...
  • Racism: It's the law

    Smoke and fire, sirens blaring, horns honking, a sudden hail of bullets. This is what passes for the American dialogue on race and justice. It's hidden until it explodes. "By 10 p.m.," the Wall Street Journal informed us, "a St. Louis County Police...