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  • The delay confirming Loretta Lynch was wrong, but it wasn't racist

    The delay confirming Loretta Lynch was wrong, but it wasn't racist
    When Loretta Lynch was finally confirmed by the Senate this week as U.S. attorney general, she received 10 Republican votes -- many fewer than she should have received but more than were expected given the GOP majority’s recent hyper-partisanship....
  • Parents of Michael Brown sue Ferguson over son's death

    Parents of Michael Brown sue Ferguson over son's death
    Michael Brown's parents filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Thursday, opening a new chapter in the legal battle over the fatal shooting by a white police officer that sparked a national protest movement. Attorneys for Brown'...
  • California bill would ban 'Redskins' as school team name or mascot

    California bill would ban 'Redskins' as school team name or mascot
    Public schools in California would have to phase out use of the term “Redskins” for their athletic team names or mascots under a bill advanced Tuesday by a state Assembly panel. The California Racial Mascots Act would bar the use of the...
  • 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...
  • Justice Kennedy's long road from Sacramento to landmark gay marriage case

    Justice Kennedy's long road from Sacramento to landmark gay marriage case
    Anthony M. Kennedy was a 44-year-old appeals court judge in Sacramento — a Republican appointee and happily-married Catholic — when he first confronted the question of whether the Constitution protected the rights of gays and lesbians. His...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers: ___ MCDONALD'S DECISION JUSTIFIED Management of the McDonald's restaurant near Station Medical Center acted within its rights Friday in banning young...
  • Los Angeles County settles civil rights case with feds

    The nation's largest sheriff's department agreed to a sweeping settlement Tuesday with the U.S. Justice Department over long-standing civil rights abuses by deputies in the Mojave Desert. The deal approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors...
  • Documentary, exhibit about Elgin blacks draws 600 to premiere

    Documentary, exhibit about Elgin blacks draws 600 to premiere
    With a capacity crowd of 600 looking on Sunday, the moment that Ernie Broadnax has dreamed about for decades but suspected might never come became reality. A 75-minute documentary movie and traveling exhibit premiered at Elgin Community College's Blizzard...
  • Tenacious Eustis civil rights leader dead at 88

    During the mid-1980s, T.H. Poole Sr. would walk into a city commission meeting — pick any city in Lake County — and the racial tension would ratchet up about a dozen notches. Here it comes. Trouble. Glances were exchanged. Elected types...
  • 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...