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  • Fixing Glitches In State's Anti-Racial Profiling System

    HARTFORD – The latest statewide data on Connecticut police traffic stops indicates that minorities are being stopped at rates higher than population statistics would suggest is normal. State officials are now crunching those numbers to determine...
  • Southern discomfort [Editorial]

    Southern discomfort [Editorial]
    Supporters of the League of the South can debate all they want whether their organization is truly a neo-Confederate hate group, as the Southern Poverty Law Center has classified them, but it would be much harder to argue that it isn’t an oddball...
  • Police: Man Head Butts Another Man During Argument Over Parking Spot

    FARMINGTON — A Wethersfield man was charged Tuesday night after he head-butted a man during an argument at Farmington Sports Arena, police said. Curt Jensen, 48, of 77 Greenfield St., and another man were arguing over a parking spot when Jensen...
  • Justice was not done in Arundel road rage case [Letter]

    Justice was not done in Arundel road rage case [Letter]
    I am disgusted by the not guilty verdict rendered in the case of New Jersey detective Joseph Walker, who shot and killed Joseph Harvey Jr. last year ("N.J. officer not guilty of murder in Arundel road rage shooting," July 30). Clearly, Maryland law was...
  • Freedom Summer receding from memory — but it shouldn't

     Freedom Summer receding from memory — but it shouldn't
    I wish every young person in Chicago knew about Freedom Summer. Their parents, too, for that matter. But after a half-century, stories about the students who traveled to Mississippi that brutal summer in 1964 to register disenfranchised African-...
  • Neel Kashkari goes slumming, misses the bus

    Neel Kashkari goes slumming, misses the bus
    Former investment banker Neel Kashkari, who is the Republican candidate for governor of California, staged a bravura act of political agitprop the other day. Kashkari posed as an unemployed worker in Fresno for a week, searching for work, sleeping...
  • Justice Department investigation will have to expand beyond Ferguson

    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...
  • Market-style reforms widen racial divide in Cuba

    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,...
  • LAPD shooting tests South L.A.'s fragile goodwill toward department

    LAPD shooting tests South L.A.'s fragile goodwill toward department
    Los Angeles police Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger sat with increasing unease at a church in South Los Angeles as residents rose one at a time to berate his department. The meeting had been called to reassure locals about the way the LAPD and other...
  • Former Eagle Vick given stage by Jets' Ryan

    Former Eagle Vick given stage by Jets' Ryan
    — 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...
  • U.N. racism watchdog urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Ferguson shooting

    U.N. racism watchdog urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Ferguson shooting
    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.  Minorities, particularly...