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  • HBO actor settles with Macy's, NYC in "shop-and-frisk" suit

    By Curtis Skinner NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) - Actor Rob Brown of HBO's "Treme" has settled a federal discrimination lawsuit against Macy's Inc and the city of New York, the retailer said on Thursday, resolving part of a "shop-and-frisk" controversy...
  • Norfolk Waterside Live developer faces racial discrimination lawsuits

    Norfolk Waterside Live developer faces racial discrimination lawsuits
    The Virginian-Pilot reports The Cordish Cos., the Baltimore-based company that's redeveloping the Waterside marketplace in Norfolk, is accused of racial discrimination in lawsuits in other cities. The company is facing lawsuits in Louisvile, Ky., and...
  • 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...
  • Harman wins GOP primary in Balto. Co., recount confirms

    Harman wins GOP primary in Balto. Co., recount confirms
    George Harman won the Republican primary for Baltimore County executive last month by 20 votes, election officials said after a rare recount. Harman, an environmental consultant from Reisterstown, will face Democratic County Executive Kevin Kamenetz in...
  • Beverly Hills High School principal files lawsuit against district

    Beverly Hills High School principal files lawsuit against district
    The principal of Beverly Hills High School filed a federal lawsuit against the school district Wednesday, alleging that officials routinely ignored his complaints of racial discrimination and retaliated against him through attacks in the media, harassment...
  • John Siegenthaler, a man who made better choices [Commentary]

    John Siegenthaler, a man who made better choices [Commentary]
    Here we go again. Same stuff, different day. Deja vu all over again. A monthly New York newspaper, The WestView News, uses an objectionable headline ("The N----r In The White House") on a piece in its July edition, which argues that much of the shrill...
  • FAU's arrival on Sistrunk a win-win

    FAU's arrival on Sistrunk  a win-win
    It has win-win written all over it. Officials with the city of Fort Lauderdale and Florida Atlantic University are talking up an idea of transforming the rundown site of an old plumbing supply store along Sistrunk Boulevard into part of FAU's...
  • Blogger hired to defend Redskins' name quits, cites attacks

    July 8 (Reuters) — A political blogger hired by the National Football League's Washington Redskins to defend the contentious team name has resigned after two weeks on the job. Ben Tribbet, 34, said late on Monday on Twitter that he was quitting,...
  • John Ridley on ABC's 'American Crime': 'They Told Me to Be Bold'

    John Ridley, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of "12 Years a Slave," definitely has "a lot going on" currently -- and an announcement Tuesday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour put even more attention on the scribe. ABC Entertainment Group...
  • NBA commissioner can't guarantee Clippers will have new owner by next season

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver could not guarantee the Clippers would have a new owner next season because of the possibility that the courts would not determine a clear owner of the team. “No, I cannot say it with certainty,” Silver said...
  • John Siegenthaler, a man who made different choices

    Here we go again. Same stuff, different day. Deja vu all over again. A monthly New York newspaper, The WestView News, uses an objectionable headline ("The N----r In The White House") on a piece in its July edition, which argues that much of the shrill...