RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Racism

A collection of news and information related to Racism published by this site and its partners.

Top Racism Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • 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'...
  • Jewel's Catch One disco's demise marks era's end for L.A.'s gay blacks

    Jewel's Catch One disco's demise marks era's end for L.A.'s gay blacks
    In sequined dresses and leather jackets, afro puffs and high-top fades, they lined up outside the stucco nightclub on Pico Boulevard off Crenshaw, sometimes wrapping around the block. Once inside, they danced under strobe lights and a lone disco ball in...
  • Is wider race probe of Fort Lauderdale police needed?

    Is wider race probe of Fort Lauderdale police needed?
    Overt racism is easy to spot and condemn. For instance, cops spewing racial slurs and making a video that seems to take perverse delight in showing a black man being bitten by a police dog and President Obama depicted with gold teeth. Then there's the...
  • NAACP opens call center to root out racially-biased police work

    NAACP opens call center to root out racially-biased police work
    Local citizens who believe they've been victims of racially-biased police now have a path to pursue justice: an NAACP-run call center that will log public complaints. Legal and minority advocacy officials Friday announced efforts to document possible...
  • 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...
  • Student who sent racist email won't return this semester

    Officials say a Maryland college student won't return to campus this semester after an email he sent filled with racist and sexist language was made public. University of Maryland College Park officials announced Wednesday that the decision was made by...
  • Oklahoma student who led racist chant meets black leaders, apologizes

    Oklahoma student who led racist chant meets black leaders, apologizes
    A former University of Oklahoma fraternity member caught on video leading a racist chant said Wednesday he's deeply sorry for his role in the incident and upset and embarrassed that he failed to stop it. Flanked by several black Oklahoma City...
  • UMD to host forums on racist, sexist email this week

    UMD to host forums on racist, sexist email this week
    University of Maryland, College Park students will host a forum on campus Tuesday evening to discuss a racist, sexist email that circulated around campus earlier this month. Other forums, including one that President Wallace Loh will attend, are in...
  • Cops' racist messages could imperil criminal cases, attorneys say

    Cops' racist messages could imperil criminal cases, attorneys say
    In a deepening scandal over racist texts and a video shared by former Fort Lauderdale police officers, the Broward Public Defender said he would seek the dismissal of at least 56 pending criminal cases in which four officers were involved. "If the State...