| 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 14, 2014
| 5:55 AM
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...
| 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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:58 PM
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...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 1:30 PM
A 42-year-old Maryland man accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and first lady Michele Obama in an explicit email strewn with racist remarks was in custody on Sunday, the United States Secret Service said.
Christopher Perkins O'Brien, of...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:06 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 9:40 PM
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...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 7:16 PM
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...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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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...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 11:19 AM
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...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:21 PM
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...