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  • Rudy Giuliani, once revered, now ridiculous

    Rudy Giuliani, once revered, now ridiculous
    Amazing. Just ... amazing. Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of us are still hung up on the perceived "otherness," the "not like us"-ness, of Barack Obama. The...
  • 2 racist emails cited in federal report on Ferguson police prompt outrage

    2 racist emails cited in federal report on Ferguson police prompt outrage
    For the activists who cast Ferguson, Mo., as a symbol of the fight against police racism, the Department of Justice report castigating the city’s Police Department for patterns of racial bias was long-sought vindication. The full report, which...
  • Rudy Giuliani, once heroic, now simply foolish

    Amazing. Just ... amazing. Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of us are still hung up on the perceived "otherness," the "not like us"-ness, of Barack Obama. The latest is...
  • The lessons of Ferguson

    The lessons of Ferguson
    The Justice Department on Wednesday released a devastating critique of police and city officials in Ferguson, Mo., where an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by an officer last year. Though the department did not find cause to bring a civil rights...
  • Southern 'Hanging Bridge: A monument to Judge Lynch

    There is a dirt road just north of the small town of Shubuta, in Clarke County, Miss., that seems to lead to nowhere, or at least nowhere anyone might want to go. If you turn onto East Street and follow the northerly bend in the road, you encounter a...
  • From enslavement to freedom

    From enslavement to freedom
    Editor's note: This is part one of a four part series of op-eds that examine and explore the state of black America. The history of African enslavement and freedom in America is both engaging and fraught with confusion, half-truths and unsubstantiated...
  • Macotte's legal problems deepen with sixth suit filed by employee

    Macotte's legal problems deepen with sixth suit filed by employee
    A Mascotte utility department employee became the sixth person to sue her employer last week after the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled there is "reasonable cause" to believe managers harassed her because she is black. Alana Wilson, who...
  • FBI Director Comey warns of police racism: Their Take

    FBI Director Comey warns of police racism: Their Take
    'A little bit racist' FBI Director James Comey did the nation a huge favor last week when he publicly acknowledged that too many police officers allow unconscious racial biases to influence their conduct toward young black men. … In an...
  • Police conducted extensive inquiry of officers' racist exchanges, report shows

    Police conducted extensive inquiry of officers' racist exchanges, report shows
    As the credits rolled in a racially charged mock movie trailer produced by a Fort Lauderdale police officer, the department's internal affairs investigators turned to that roster of officers' names to root out racism within the force. The credits...
  • S.F. police chief: Officers should be fired for 'hateful' text messages

    S.F. police chief: Officers should be fired for 'hateful' text messages
    San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr called Friday for seven more officers who allegedly exchanged racist and homophobic text messages to be fired. “The officers responsible for the reprehensible texts should be separated from the SFPD as soon...
  • Racist cops could still get hired as police officers elsewhere in Florida

    Racist cops could still get hired as police officers elsewhere in Florida
    Blatant racism may have cost four Fort Lauderdale police officers their jobs, but the cashiered cops could still wear a badge again in Florida if another department wants to hire them. That's because the agency that certifies police officers in the...