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  • Fort Lauderdale police need outside review

    Fort Lauderdale police need outside review
    The original version of this editorial incorrectly said that a Fort Lauderdale police commander had seen, but failed to report, a racist video produced by one of four officers fired for racist communications. The officer was a detective, not a commander. ...
  • Duke campus rallies against racism after noose found

    DURHAM, N.C. A noose found outside the main student center at Duke University thrust the campus into turmoil Wednesday, prompting an investigation, a student march and a forum that drew hundreds to the steps of Duke Chapel. "One person put up that noose,...
  • Probe of police racism wasn't thorough enough, Lauderdale board says

    Probe of police racism wasn't thorough enough, Lauderdale board says
    An investigation into racist behavior in the city's police department didn't go far enough, members of the city's Citizens Police Review Board said Monday. Board members said police investigators were too easy in their questioning of fellow officers and...
  • Mayo: Wider race probe needed for Fort Lauderdale police

    Mayo: Wider race probe needed for Fort Lauderdale police
    In my Sunday print column, I questioned whether Fort Lauderdale's probe into racism in its police ranks went deep enough, and whether an outside, independent investigation from the feds is warranted. Looks like I'm not the only one underwhelmed by the...
  • Beyond race, building a movement for economic fairness

    Beyond race, building a movement for economic fairness
    With regard to all the recent public discourse on race and racism, I say this: Highlighting, protesting and reducing instances of excessive force by police is important. Curtailing violent crime among young black men deserves new urgency, especially in...
  • Connecticut College cancels classes over racist graffiti

    The president of Connecticut College canceled classes Monday following the discovery over the weekend of racist graffiti, scheduling a series of events in their place to promote discussion and "eradicate this ignorance and hatred." The private liberal...
  • Racist Graffiti Prompts Connecticut College To Cancel Classes, Reflect

    Racist Graffiti Prompts Connecticut College To Cancel Classes, Reflect
    NEW LONDON — Connecticut College suspended life as usual Monday as students, faculty and administrators came together for a dayong dialogue on racism and hate speech prompted by the discovery Sunday of racist graffiti in a college bathroom. The...
  • Oklahoma fraternity's racist chant learned on a cruise

    Oklahoma fraternity's racist chant learned on a cruise
    Members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity apparently learned a racist chant that recently got their chapter disbanded during a national leadership cruise four years ago that was sponsored by the fraternity's national administration, the university'...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Italy's highest court overturns Amanda Knox murder conviction, closing legal saga Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive...
  • The lessons of Ferguson

    The lessons of Ferguson
    The Justice Department on Wednesday released a devastating critique of police and city officials in Ferguson, Mo., where an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by an officer last year. Though the department did not find cause to bring a civil rights...
  • Racist emails lead to 1 firing in Ferguson; report cites more hostility

    Racist emails lead to 1 firing in Ferguson; report cites more hostility
    The Justice Department's 102-page report on the Ferguson Police Department summarizes its conclusions in scathing language: Police persistently violated the rights of African Americans, subjected them to excessive force, showed racial bias and stoked...