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  • Sirius fires 'Opie & Anthony' show host over racial comments

    Sirius fires 'Opie & Anthony' show host over racial comments
      SiriusXM has fired Anthony Cumia, half of the radio show “Opie &  Anthony,” over racially charged comments he made on social media earlier in the week, Variety reports. Cumia called a black woman a “pig” and “an...
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • Bacchiochi Fires Campaign Worker Over Racial Comments

    HARTFORD — Republican Penny Bacchiochi, whose campaign for lieutenant governor has been involved in various controversies, fired a paid campaign consultant Thursday after she made racial comments about another candidate on Facebook. The issue arose...
  • Bacchiochi Seeks To Be GOP's Lieutenant Governor Candidate

     Bacchiochi Seeks To Be GOP's Lieutenant Governor Candidate
    Ever since Rep. Linda Marie "Penny'' Bacchiochi stepped into the political spotlight more than two months ago, she has been involved in controversies. These have included charges of racism and have led to sharp clashes with both of her opponents in a...
  • Expect the 'race card' in our ongoing immigration debate

    In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, "We are as good as you are!" One of the...
  • Witness describes road-rage battle, shooting

    Witness describes road-rage battle, shooting
    As his friend lay dying on the side of the highway, Adam Pidel made a frantic call to 911. In a jumble of words, he repeated the license plate number of the driver who shot his friend after road-rage battle on Route 3 in Millersville. He struggled to...
  • 'Get on Up' revives the funk, and James Brown

    "Get on Up" is a movie of uncompromising soul, unadulterated funk and unalloyed joy. Dazzling, witty and emotional, this warts-and-all musical biography of James Brown rides on the able shoulders of Chadwick Boseman. It turns out that his terrific if...
  • Use of Racial Slur in BBC's 'Top Gear' Broke U.K. TV Rules, Regulator Says

    LONDON -- U.K. media regulator Ofcom has ruled that an episode of BBC motoring show "Top Gear" shot in Burma broke British broadcasting rules through its use of a racial slur. The show has a massive audience worldwide, and Guinness World Records claims...
  • Homeless man held on $1K for wielding sword on North Side

    Homeless man held on $1K for wielding sword on North Side
    A homeless man was ordered held on $1,000 bail Saturday for swinging a three-foot sword along the edge of Diversey Harbor on Friday afternoon. Around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Raymond Bensfield, 38, was swinging the sword "wildly" next to a group of males...
  • Maynard Evans doesn't deserve to have name on a high school

    The debate over where to put Maynard Evans High School has raged for several years, but so far, no one has questioned whether a new school in a new location deserves a new name. Maynard Evans was a highly respected druggist who served as a member of the...
  • Latino lawmakers move to reverse decades of anti-immigrant legislation

    Latino lawmakers move to reverse decades of anti-immigrant legislation
    Two decades after California voters took a hard line on illegal immigration, affirmative action and bilingual education, an ascendant class of Latino lawmakers is seeking to rewrite the books and discard the polarizing laws. Flexing its growing clout in...