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President Barack Obama's renewed request to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, confirms what the detainees have already shown with their hunger strike: Permanent detention at the U.S. naval station isn't viable as a matter of practicality or...
Tags: Politics, Libya, Crime, Law and Justice, Prisons, Barack Obama
On the eve of final exams, more than 700 students and others at USC and neighboring communities gathered on campus to discuss issues raised from a clash between students and police over how the LAPD responded to an off-campus house party over the weekend....
The Fayetteville Observer, N.C.North Carolina NAACP President William Barber urged Baptist church pastors on Tuesday to join efforts to fight a wave of state lawmaking that he thinks threatens the poor, public education and voting rights. He encouraged church officials in...
Americans embrace the ideal of equality. However, we have had a difficult time with the concept in practice. The towering rhetoric of the Declaration of Independence that "all men are created equal" was shamefully belied by the enshrinement of slavery...
ReutersMILAN, May 8 (Reuters) - Italy's sporting tribunal has been unable to find proof that Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba was racially insulted by Torino's Riccardo Meggiorini during a bad-tempered derby last week. Sporting judge Gianpaolo Tosel ruled on...
"There are things you can get away with in this world, and things you can't." The voice is Matthew McConaughey's, and days after seeing him in "Mud," I can close my eyes and hear him still — a simple line echoing with the mysteries of a man caught...
Is a reductive engagement with social issues worse than no engagement at all? That was the question raised by "Accidental Racist," Brad Paisley and LL Cool J's astonishingly simple-minded meditation on American race relations. Many critics assailed the...
Tags: Entertainment, Music, Brad Paisley
The Hartford CourantJuma Jones, who was dismissed from his job as a town police officer, has filed a racial discrimination complaint with the state Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities charging that he was punished more severely than white department employees who...
The Los Angeles Police Department opened an internal investigation into its response at an off-campus house party near USC amid complaints from some students that the department showed racial bias and used heavy-handed tactics. The incident occurred...
PepsiCo has removed an online ad plugging its Mountain Dew soft drink after viewers complained that the spot –-- featuring a battered and terrified white woman trying to pick a suspect out of a lineup of black men -- was racist and misogynistic....
A notable example of how Americans fall through the cracks in census data-gathering caught my eye recently. It appeared on the black-oriented TheRoot.com website under this intriguing headline: "I found one drop; can I be black now?" The "one drop" is a...
ReutersBy Brian Homewood ZURICH, May 6 (Reuters) - Referees are on the front line in the fight against racism but cannot always be expected to be aware of what is going on off the field, English referee Howard Webb said on Monday. Webb took part in the first...
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