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Racism

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  • Patriots apologize for N-word tweet generated on their team account

    Patriots apologize for N-word tweet generated on their team account
    The New England Patriots offered a public apology Thursday night after the team’s official Twitter account posted a racist message that was auto-generated. To say thanks for reaching 1 million followers on their Twitter account, the team offered...
  • LAPD survey in wake of Dorner rampage finds bias complaints

    LAPD survey in wake of Dorner rampage finds bias complaints
    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...
  • Patriots doing Twitter #facepalm after tweeting racial slur

    Patriots doing Twitter #facepalm after tweeting racial slur
    See Internet? This is why you can't have nice things. The New England Patriots are winners, but in their effort to celebrate, the nasty face of racism took over. The Patriots official Twitter account was the first for an NFL team to reach 1 million...
  • Class Act By Plainfield Students Follows Ugly Act At Game

    Class Act By Plainfield Students Follows Ugly Act At Game
    PLAINFIELD — For someone who makes his living offering sports opinion, this is a difficult enough column. For a parent of a high school athlete who plays in a town with people accused of using the ugliest of racial slurs against high school athletes...
  • Plainfield Apologizes To New London For Racist Taunts After Football Game

    Plainfield Apologizes To New London For Racist Taunts After Football Game
    PLAINFIELD — A racially charged fight after a football game at Plainfield High School Friday has prompted a criminal investigation, arrests, a hand-delivered apology and a video produced by Plainfield student-athletes trying to undo some of the...
  • In Georgia's U.S. Senate race, it's all about ... race

    In the final stretch of one of the nation's most competitive Senate contests, the politics of race — always present in this Southern capital — are dominating the campaign. Long, festive lines of mostly African American voters stretched...
  • Michael Hannon dies at 77; LAPD officer joined '60s rights protests

    Michael Hannon dies at 77; LAPD officer joined '60s rights protests
    Michael B. Hannon, who caused an uproar and nearly lost his job as a Los Angeles police officer for his off-duty participation in 1960s civil rights and peace protests, has died. He was 77. Hannon, who later defended police officers as a lawyer, died...
  • 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...
  • 'Dear White People' isn't afraid to speak up

    'Dear White People' isn't afraid to speak up
    *** (out of four) The remarkably effective title of “Dear White People” comes from Sam’s (Tessa Thompson) Winchester University radio show, where the statement “Dear white people” is sometimes followed by declarations like...
  • LAPD detective to be fired over training session rant, his lawyer says

    LAPD detective to be fired over training session rant, his lawyer says
    A veteran Los Angeles police detective who admitted making inappropriate comments in an expletive-laden rant at a training session will be fired by police Chief Charlie Beck, the detective’s attorney said Wednesday. Attorney Ira Salzman said he...
  • Decision on LAPD detective's discipline poses major test for Beck

    The veteran Los Angeles police detective took the floor at a training class for fellow officers and let loose an expletive-laden rant. Frank Lyga claimed that he drove his Jeep in the carpool lane at 100 mph, called a prominent black civil rights...