| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:05 AM
A hush fell over parts of downtown New Haven shortly after noon on Friday as several hundred protesters marched hand-in-hand and in silence to the court house to protest incidents in Ferguson and Staten Island, where police killed black men, and Cleveland...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:29 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:25 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:39 PM
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...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 2:37 PM
With relations between Jews and Arabs increasingly strained by the recent chain of violence and contentious legislation, the latest victims of hostility are the few trying to coexist in Jerusalem, where vandals set fire to a Jewish-Arab school in the city...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 11:16 PM
A Los Angeles Police Department review of its discipline system prompted by the Christopher Dorner rampage found widespread concerns among officers and civilians that the agency discriminates based on gender, ethnicity and rank, according to a report...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 2:02 PM
During a news conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Sunday, President Obama criticized racial comments attributed to Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
The global reach of Sterling’s purported words came into focus when the president addressed the...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:44 AM
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...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:15 AM
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...