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  • Public defenders fired for anti-Arab postings

    Two Broward County assistant public defenders were fired Tuesday for Facebook comments calling Palestinians "cockroaches" and "filthy swine." Bruce Raticoff and Gary Sheres both lost their jobs, as outrage built after the Sun Sentinel published an...
  • Comcast race discrimination suit certified as class action

     Comcast race discrimination suit certified as class action
    A federal judge has allowed some African-American employees alleging race discrimination at a Comcast Corp. facility on the South Side to sue as a class, a decision that would increase the risk for the company. Eleven current and former workers...
  • Supreme Court decision on buffer zones is troubling

    This Saturday morning, I will be escorting patients into a reproductive health clinic, as I do every week. But it'll be much harder now due to the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning the buffer zone in Massachusetts that protected such women....
  • Asian-Americans and the 1964 Civil Rights Act

    On the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, let's remember that it protected not just African-Americans. The legislation, enacted by Congress on July 2 of that year, broadly outlawed discrimination on the basis of race, color and national...
  • New York congressional race shows changing demographics

    Harlem is not the same. Even though 43-year incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel, D-New York, ultimately won after going punch for punch with New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, his "safe" seat is safe no longer. The battle was bloody at times, with most...
  • Tension between Shelly and Donald Sterling plays out in court papers

    The much-anticipated courtroom showdown of Sterling vs. Sterling did not materialize Monday morning, as the couple fighting over ownership of the Clippers awaited a U.S. District Court decision over whether the federal courts would intervene in the...
  • Exhibit at Thompson Center commemorates Civil Rights Act

    Exhibit at Thompson Center commemorates Civil Rights Act
    In honor of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, state officials will unveil an exhibit commemorating the Freedom Riders who drew national attention to segregation in the south. The state Department of Human Rights will hold...
  • LAPD Chief Charlie Beck regains footing after troubles in spring

    LAPD Chief Charlie Beck regains footing after troubles in spring
    Charlie Beck received a blunt message from one of his civilian bosses as he prepared to request a second term as chief of the Los Angeles Police Department: He was no longer a shoo-in for the job. Police Commissioner Paula Madison demanded a meeting...
  • SiriusXM Fires 'Opie and Anthony' Host Over Racist Comments

    SiriusXM has fired Anthony Cumia, one-half of the longtime radio program "Opie and Anthony," over racially-charged comments he made earlier in the week. Cumia, who was also fired from a Boston station in 1998 for falsely reporting the death of the city's...
  • Protesters on both sides of immigration question gather in Murrieta

     Protesters on both sides of immigration question gather in Murrieta
    Amid raucous clashes that have disrupted the Border Patrol's ability to process a wave of young Central American detainees and escalated the national debate over illegal immigration, protesters on both sides in Murrieta on Friday found some common ground:...
  • Protesters gather at Murrieta to await buses of immigrants

    Protesters gather at Murrieta to await buses of immigrants
    Protesters have gathered near the entrance to a Border Patrol facility in Murrieta, Calif., on Friday to await buses of undocumented immigrants, but whether those buses will arrive is unknown. Unlike Tuesday when shouting, flag-waving protesters blocked...