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  • Did 'Django' actress pre-judge LAPD officer?

    Did 'Django' actress pre-judge LAPD officer?
    LAPD Sgt. Jim Parker was enjoying a beer when a newscast on the bar's TV showed a young woman he'd last seen in handcuffs. Actress Daniele Watts was accusing Parker of racial profiling during a routine stop in Studio City. The cop had been disrespectful...
  • Class Act By Plainfield Students Follows Ugly Act At Game

    Class Act By Plainfield Students Follows Ugly Act At Game
    PLAINFIELD — For someone who makes his living offering sports opinion, this is a difficult enough column. For a parent of a high school athlete who plays in a town with people accused of using the ugliest of racial slurs against high school athletes...
  • Plainfield Apologizes To New London For Racist Taunts After Football Game

    Plainfield Apologizes To New London For Racist Taunts After Football Game
    PLAINFIELD — A racially charged fight after a football game at Plainfield High School Friday has prompted a criminal investigation, arrests, a hand-delivered apology and a video produced by Plainfield student-athletes trying to undo some of the...
  • Broward sheriff, 'dirty trickster' forge unlikely tie

    A campaign operative who built his career on smearing political enemies, publicly calls women the C-word and consulted for attorney-turned-Ponzi-schemer Scott Rothstein has become one of Sheriff Scott Israel's trusted political guides. The sheriff's...
  • Is racism in America worse today than when Obama became president?

    Is racism in America worse today than when Obama became president?
          As racial tensions continue to escalate in Ferguson, Mo., the subject of racism in general is more prevalent. In particular, racism since the election of Barack Obama as President. We had the Trayvon Martin incident, of course. Now this in...
  • Martin Dyckman: Times change, and politicians can also

    Our texts today are not Biblical, but they are definitely topical. A wise man changes his mind often, a fool never -Spanish proverb. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines –...
  • Ferguson, Mo.'s truth: We have a human-rights problem

    A few years ago, I spoke at a human-rights conference at George Mason University. I had documented the number of unarmed African-American males killed by American police as well as the high rate of black men who are being held in county, state and federal...
  • Arundel council candidate Peroutka says he won't cut ties with secessionist group

    Arundel council candidate Peroutka says he won't cut ties with secessionist group
    Anne Arundel County Council candidate Michael Peroutka refused Wednesday to disavow an organization that encourages secession of the South, and denounced political and community leaders who have questioned his ties to the group. The Republican candidate...
  • 'Lost and Found in Johannesburg' maps the growth of a writer and nation

    A love of maps is every true traveler's secret pleasure. As a correspondent in Africa, years before one could follow a path rendered by MapQuest or Google Earth, I came to love and rely on those hand-stenciled city maps in the Lonely Planet guidebook...
  • 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...