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  • Consequences in Ferguson, Mo.

    We in America have always fought to preserve freedom and the rights granted under our Constitution. The Constitution grants the right of assembly, demonstration and protest. We are have been inundated with the news of rioting, looting and arson in...
  • A tribute and revelations from the son of the Godfather of Soul

    The world knew singer James Brown as The Godfather of Soul — the singer who essentially invented funk and who from the mid-1950s through the 1990s put more than 100 songs on the R&B charts and influenced generations of performers, including such...
  • Christian civil rights leader speaks to Ferguson

    Christian civil rights leader speaks to Ferguson
    John Perkins views the racial disturbances in Ferguson, Mo., from the perspective of a Christian civil rights leader. Perkins, 84, says the situation requires a biblical response, not a human response. "For years we have been tiptoeing around trying...
  • Ferguson protests: Tear gas fired after attacks on police, officer says

    Police came under "heavy gunfire" and 31 people were arrested, authorities said on Tuesday, in racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. "Not a single bullet was fired...
  • Peniel E. Joseph: Ferguson protests expose a civil-rights generational divide

    Peniel E. Joseph: Ferguson protests expose a civil-rights generational divide
    This past week's racial crisis in Ferguson, Mo., has uncovered a divide within the black community — one based on generation, class and the cloudy political vision offered by African-American politics in the Obama age. When asked who is the leader...
  • President Obama chooses his words carefully on Michael Brown

    President Obama chooses his words carefully on Michael Brown
    As they watched police in military gear spread tear gas in a St. Louis suburb in recent days, White House aides knew President Obama would be expected to weigh in on race. But rather than bold words, Obama's reaction in this case has been shaped by an...
  • Bears DE Bass, a St. Louis native, discusses Ferguson racial tension

    Bears DE Bass, a St. Louis native, discusses Ferguson racial tension
    The Chicago Bears are back to work Monday practicing at Halas Hall after a quiet weekend. We'll have more on Santonio Holmes' first day after practice ends. Meantime, I wanted to call your attention to an interview Bears defensive end David Bass did...
  • Chief Beck gets five more years to prove himself

    Chief Beck gets five more years to prove himself
    Did LAPD Chief Charlie Beck deserve the new five-year contract he got Tuesday morning? Yes. Did he gracefully sprint across the finish line with hands held high? No, he stumbled and staggered, with a series of dubious disciplinary moves topped off...
  • More Lawsuit Notices Filed Over Enfield Officer

    ENFIELD – Two more men have filed notices of their intent to sue the town after confrontations with K-9 Officer Matthew Worden. There have been four lawsuit notices filed in the past few weeks for incidents involving Worden, who has been the...
  • Protesters and police face off in St. Louis suburb over shooting

    The protesters, almost all of them black, raised their fists and chanted, “We shall not be moved!” Down the hill, advancing against them late Monday night, were police officers in gas masks and riot gear, most of them white. “Don&...
  • Five things for Thursday, August 14

    Five things for Thursday, August 14
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: a judge issued a temporary injunction against a Planned Parenthood clinic; unrest in Ferguson, Mo. continues; and Internet-privacy device iCloak gets more support. 1. A judge has issued a temporary...