| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
A few years ago, I spoke at a human-rights conference at George Mason University. I had documented the number of unarmed African-American males killed by American police as well as the high rate of black men who are being held in county, state and federal...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 11:02 AM
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill toughening anti-racism laws and making Holocaust denial a criminal act, as it cracks down on a wave of xenophobic attacks that have come amid the country's worst-ever peace-time financial crisis....
| 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 5, 2014
| 2:35 PM
The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, Sept. 5:
A few numbers indicate a civil rights investigation of the Ferguson, Mo., police department is long overdue. On Thursday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced the...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:38 AM
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's experiment with free-market reforms has unintentionally widened the communist-led island's racial divide and allowed white Cubans to regain some of the economic advantages built up over centuries.
Under President Raul Castro,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:15 AM
U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday called for calm and a change in police tactics in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, which has been rocked by racially charged clashes and riots after a white officer killed an unarmed black teenager 10 days ago.
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:44 AM
The U.N. racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri.
| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:05 PM
— As it turned out, Michael Vick's appearance as the New York Jets' starting quarterback Thursday night was pure ceremony.
The former Philadelphia Eagle turned and handed off to Daryl Richardson for a 3-yard gain on the Jets' first play from...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:42 PM
U.S. Atty. General Eric H. Holder Jr. visited Ferguson on Wednesday, meeting with students, community leaders and federal investigators as the St. Louis County prosecutor opened grand jury hearings in the fatal police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Some of President Barack Obama's supporters sound notably disappointed by his third speech on the Ferguson, Mo., crisis. Too timid, they say.
Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic: "Feel like he is utterly exhausted. Actually feel bad for him. Not...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:40 AM
I recently journeyed to Columbus Circle in Manhattan to savor the atmosphere at two rival demonstrations over Israel's military campaign in Gaza.
On one side, by the entrance to Central Park, and adjacent to the hot dog stands and "I Love NYC" souvenir...