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  • 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'...
  • Leaders tackle poor relations between minority communities, police

    Leaders tackle poor relations between minority communities, police
    Civic, political, religious and law enforcement leaders gathered Tuesday in an attempt to start conversations they hope will alleviate the mistrust many in minority communities feel toward the police. U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, an...
  • 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...
  • Student coalition seeks to get 'Byrd' off University of Maryland's stadium

    Student coalition seeks to get 'Byrd' off University of Maryland's stadium
    A group of University of Maryland, College Park students has launched a campaign to change the name of the school's football stadium, arguing it is named after a man with racist and segregationist beliefs. Byrd Stadium's namesake is former university...
  • 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...
  • Ferguson's double message: Don't jump to conclusions

    Attorney General Eric Holder's Ferguson investigation offers plenty for both sides of this dispute to hate, which means there's also plenty for everybody to learn. Seven months after the shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown by white Ferguson...
  • Justice Department report on Ferguson a lesson to police across America

    Justice Department report on Ferguson a lesson to police across America
    The U.S. Justice Department's investigation of Ferguson, Mo., offers plenty to hate for both sides of this dispute, which means there's also plenty for everybody to learn. Seven months after the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by...
  • 2 racist emails cited in federal report on Ferguson police prompt outrage

    2 racist emails cited in federal report on Ferguson police prompt outrage
    For the activists who cast Ferguson, Mo., as a symbol of the fight against police racism, the Department of Justice report castigating the city’s Police Department for patterns of racial bias was long-sought vindication. The full report, which...
  • Southern 'Hanging Bridge: A monument to Judge Lynch

    There is a dirt road just north of the small town of Shubuta, in Clarke County, Miss., that seems to lead to nowhere, or at least nowhere anyone might want to go. If you turn onto East Street and follow the northerly bend in the road, you encounter a...
  • Rudy Giuliani, once revered, now ridiculous

    Rudy Giuliani, once revered, now ridiculous
    Amazing. Just ... amazing. Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of us are still hung up on the perceived "otherness," the "not like us"-ness, of Barack Obama. The...
  • Rudy Giuliani, once heroic, now simply foolish

    Amazing. Just ... amazing. Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of us are still hung up on the perceived "otherness," the "not like us"-ness, of Barack Obama. The latest is...