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  • State Report: Racial Disparities Found In Traffic Stops By Some Police Departments

    State Report: Racial Disparities Found In Traffic Stops By Some Police Departments
    HARTFORD — A yearlong study of police traffic stops in Connecticut has identified 10 police departments and two state police barracks where there appear to be racial disparities in who gets pulled over. The state-mandated study, released Tuesday...
  • 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...
  • Former workers sue Norfolk Shipyard claiming racist, hostile work environment

    Former workers sue Norfolk Shipyard claiming racist, hostile work environment
    More former employees, mostly black and Hispanic, of the Lyon Shipyard in Norfolk are coming forwarded claiming the private shipyard maintained a hostile and racist work environment, according to a report in the Virginian Pilot. The original lawsuit,...
  • Integration through baseball

    Integration through baseball
    Oct. 8, 1966, is for me, a day thick with enduring and vivid memories. It was a Saturday, the day of the first World Series game ever played in Baltimore, and I doubt that an autumn sun ever shined so brightly or felt so inviting as the one that fell that...
  • S.F. police chief: Officers should be fired for 'hateful' text messages

    S.F. police chief: Officers should be fired for 'hateful' text messages
    San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr called Friday for seven more officers who allegedly exchanged racist and homophobic text messages to be fired. “The officers responsible for the reprehensible texts should be separated from the SFPD as soon...
  • Racist cops could still get hired as police officers elsewhere in Florida

    Racist cops could still get hired as police officers elsewhere in Florida
    Blatant racism may have cost four Fort Lauderdale police officers their jobs, but the cashiered cops could still wear a badge again in Florida if another department wants to hire them. That's because the agency that certifies police officers in the...
  • Duke University investigates noose found hanging on campus

    Duke University investigates noose found hanging on campus
    Duke University officials are trying to determine who hung a rope noose from a tree, what the president of the elite Southern school described Wednesday as a vicious symbol in a region where lynchings were once used to terrorize black residents....
  • Fort Lauderdale police need outside review

    Fort Lauderdale police need outside review
    The original version of this editorial incorrectly said that a Fort Lauderdale police commander had seen, but failed to report, a racist video produced by one of four officers fired for racist communications. The officer was a detective, not a commander. ...
  • Probe of police racism wasn't thorough enough, Lauderdale board says

    Probe of police racism wasn't thorough enough, Lauderdale board says
    An investigation into racist behavior in the city's police department didn't go far enough, members of the city's Citizens Police Review Board said Monday. Board members said police investigators were too easy in their questioning of fellow officers and...
  • Mayo: Wider race probe needed for Fort Lauderdale police

    Mayo: Wider race probe needed for Fort Lauderdale police
    In my Sunday print column, I questioned whether Fort Lauderdale's probe into racism in its police ranks went deep enough, and whether an outside, independent investigation from the feds is warranted. Looks like I'm not the only one underwhelmed by the...
  • Beyond race, building a movement for economic fairness

    Beyond race, building a movement for economic fairness
    With regard to all the recent public discourse on race and racism, I say this: Highlighting, protesting and reducing instances of excessive force by police is important. Curtailing violent crime among young black men deserves new urgency, especially in...