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Racism

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  • Nonprofit urges anti-racism training at Ohio school district

    Members of a community nonprofit organization urged school officials in a suburban Cincinnati school district to implement anti-racism training for students and start a larger conversation about racism within the community. About a dozen members of...
  • Senior Athlete Planning Comeback At Age 90 After Stroke

    Senior Athlete Planning Comeback At Age 90 After Stroke
    SOUTHINGTON — Roy Rodriques wants a comeback. The 90-year-old is determined to resume his career as one of the nation's top senior athletes after a stroke and a heart attack last year. The nonagenarian, who speaks in the forceful, booming voice of...
  • In funeral sermon for Walter Scott, pastor decries 'act of racism'

    In funeral sermon for Walter Scott, pastor decries 'act of racism'
    Walter Lamar Scott, a black man shot in the back by a white police patrolman, was borne to his grave Saturday inside a flag-draped coffin escorted by motorcycle police from that same officer’s North Charleston Police Department. In an emotional...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Oklahoma student who led racist chant meets black leaders, apologizes

    Oklahoma student who led racist chant meets black leaders, apologizes
    A former University of Oklahoma fraternity member caught on video leading a racist chant said Wednesday he's deeply sorry for his role in the incident and upset and embarrassed that he failed to stop it. Flanked by several black Oklahoma City...
  • UMD to host forums on racist, sexist email this week

    UMD to host forums on racist, sexist email this week
    University of Maryland, College Park students will host a forum on campus Tuesday evening to discuss a racist, sexist email that circulated around campus earlier this month. Other forums, including one that President Wallace Loh will attend, are in...
  • Student coalition seeks to get 'Byrd' off University of Maryland's stadium

    Student coalition seeks to get 'Byrd' off University of Maryland's stadium
    A group of University of Maryland, College Park students has launched a campaign to change the name of the school's football stadium, arguing it is named after a man with racist and segregationist beliefs. Byrd Stadium's namesake is former university...
  • Cops' racist messages could imperil criminal cases, attorneys say

    Cops' racist messages could imperil criminal cases, attorneys say
    In a deepening scandal over racist texts and a video shared by former Fort Lauderdale police officers, the Broward Public Defender said he would seek the dismissal of at least 56 pending criminal cases in which four officers were involved. "If the State...
  • Is sensitivity training needed for Allentown students?

    After reading about the alleged use of a racial slur by a teacher during class in response to an epithet spoken by several Allentown School District students and reading the recommendations by POWER (letters written to students' parents by the teacher, an...