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  • 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...
  • Duke University investigates noose found hanging on campus

    Duke University investigates noose found hanging on campus
    Duke University officials are trying to determine who hung a rope noose from a tree, what the president of the elite Southern school described Wednesday as a vicious symbol in a region where lynchings were once used to terrorize black residents....
  • Fort Lauderdale police need outside review

    Fort Lauderdale police need outside review
    The original version of this editorial incorrectly said that a Fort Lauderdale police commander had seen, but failed to report, a racist video produced by one of four officers fired for racist communications. The officer was a detective, not a commander. ...
  • Probe of police racism wasn't thorough enough, Lauderdale board says

    Probe of police racism wasn't thorough enough, Lauderdale board says
    An investigation into racist behavior in the city's police department didn't go far enough, members of the city's Citizens Police Review Board said Monday. Board members said police investigators were too easy in their questioning of fellow officers and...
  • Mayo: Wider race probe needed for Fort Lauderdale police

    Mayo: Wider race probe needed for Fort Lauderdale police
    In my Sunday print column, I questioned whether Fort Lauderdale's probe into racism in its police ranks went deep enough, and whether an outside, independent investigation from the feds is warranted. Looks like I'm not the only one underwhelmed by the...
  • Beyond race, building a movement for economic fairness

    Beyond race, building a movement for economic fairness
    With regard to all the recent public discourse on race and racism, I say this: Highlighting, protesting and reducing instances of excessive force by police is important. Curtailing violent crime among young black men deserves new urgency, especially in...
  • Racist Graffiti Prompts Connecticut College To Cancel Classes, Reflect

    Racist Graffiti Prompts Connecticut College To Cancel Classes, Reflect
    NEW LONDON — Connecticut College suspended life as usual Monday as students, faculty and administrators came together for a dayong dialogue on racism and hate speech prompted by the discovery Sunday of racist graffiti in a college bathroom. The...
  • Oklahoma fraternity's racist chant learned on a cruise

    Oklahoma fraternity's racist chant learned on a cruise
    Members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity apparently learned a racist chant that recently got their chapter disbanded during a national leadership cruise four years ago that was sponsored by the fraternity's national administration, the university'...
  • Jewel's Catch One disco's demise marks era's end for L.A.'s gay blacks

    Jewel's Catch One disco's demise marks era's end for L.A.'s gay blacks
    In sequined dresses and leather jackets, afro puffs and high-top fades, they lined up outside the stucco nightclub on Pico Boulevard off Crenshaw, sometimes wrapping around the block. Once inside, they danced under strobe lights and a lone disco ball in...
  • Is wider race probe of Fort Lauderdale police needed?

    Is wider race probe of Fort Lauderdale police needed?
    Overt racism is easy to spot and condemn. For instance, cops spewing racial slurs and making a video that seems to take perverse delight in showing a black man being bitten by a police dog and President Obama depicted with gold teeth. Then there's the...
  • NAACP opens call center to root out racially-biased police work

    NAACP opens call center to root out racially-biased police work
    Local citizens who believe they've been victims of racially-biased police now have a path to pursue justice: an NAACP-run call center that will log public complaints. Legal and minority advocacy officials Friday announced efforts to document possible...