| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:05 AM
WASHINGTON For many Americans, checking the right box on the U.S. Census form is a reflexive gesture, whether it's marking "black," "white," "Hispanic," "Asian," "American Indian" or all of the above.
But for Americans of Middle Eastern and North African...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 3:14 PM
A campaign operative who built his career on smearing political enemies, publicly calls women the C-word and consulted for attorney-turned-Ponzi-schemer Scott Rothstein has become one of Sheriff Scott Israel's trusted political guides.
| 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.
| 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 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 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
As racial tensions continue to escalate in Ferguson, Mo., the subject of racism in general is more prevalent.
In particular, racism since the election of Barack Obama as President.
We had the Trayvon Martin incident, of course. Now this in...
| 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 23, 2014
| 9:24 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amanda Blackhorse decided one afternoon to attend a rally outside a game between the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs and the Washington Redskins.
Being a member of the Navajo nation, she felt it was her duty to protest the use of Native...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:17 AM
The Chicago Bears are back to work Monday practicing at Halas Hall after a quiet weekend. We'll have more on Santonio Holmes' first day after practice ends.
Meantime, I wanted to call your attention to an interview Bears defensive end David Bass did...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:12 PM
As they watched police in military gear spread tear gas in a St. Louis suburb in recent days, White House aides knew President Obama would be expected to weigh in on race.
But rather than bold words, Obama's reaction in this case has been shaped by an...