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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • LAPD study focused on small part of discipline system

    LAPD study focused on small part of discipline system
    The officers were blunt in their assessment of the Los Angeles Police Department's disciplinary system: It was unfair and needed to be fixed. "It's all about who you know," wrote one of more than 500 officers and civilian employees who participated in a...
  • Race and policing in America

    Race and policing in America
    As the father of an African-American son, I was shocked by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. I never thought about the effect of race on policing when I was growing up. I am a white man, raised in a middle-class white suburb, with...
  • 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...
  • Ferguson, Mo. residents again clash with police despite calls for peace

    Ferguson, Mo. residents again clash with police despite calls for peace
    On a small hill overlooking an area of Ferguson where rioters ravaged stores Sunday night, a crowd of youths stared down police and reveled in the confrontation late Monday. Little could be seen of what lay at the bottom of the hill, where bright police...
  • 'Hateful Things' exhibit marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

    'Hateful Things' exhibit marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act
    The imagery shocks: a noose dangling between photos of two hanged men, drawings of children labeled "Alligator Bait," a gun-range target shaped like a human. The examples of bigotry and cruelty are on display at the Holocaust Center in Maitland. But the...
  • The New Racism: First you deny racism exists.

    The New Racism: First you deny racism exists.
    Did you know Michael Brown was a devoted gang member with an extensive juvenile record who routinely robbed convenience stores and committed acts of mayhem? And did you know that when Officer Darren Wilson shot Brown, he wasn't using unjustified force, he...
  • Cotton gin workers say they faced racism from supervisor

    Cotton gin workers say they faced racism from supervisor
    Two workers at an industrial cotton gin have filed a discrimination complaint after they say they endured racist remarks from their supervisor on a regular basis, according to WREG. Antonio Harris and Marrio Mangrum told the TV station that their...
  • 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...
  • Racial taunts mar high school sports despite warning

    Racial taunts mar high school sports despite warning
    In rules meetings held during the summer throughout Pennsylvania, high school coaches and referees received a specific reminder about racism: "Officials are to take swift actions on any type of demeaning remarks or actions that may be related to the...