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  • Latest on church shooting: Obama marvels at forgiveness

    10:20 p.m. President Barack Obama is marveling at the willingness of relatives of the shooting victims at a historic black church to forgive the man accused of the killings. Obama is calling it "an expression of faith that is unimaginable but that...
  • World shocked at enduring racism, gun violence in US

    Often the target of U.S. human rights accusations, China wasted little time returning such charges following the shooting at a historic black church in South Carolina that left nine people dead. Elsewhere around the world, the attack renewed perceptions...
  • Some blacks feel fatigued after barrage of racial incidents

    The weariness, the rage, the depressing conviction that black life is stuck in a murderous loop fueled by racism — these emotions resounded in black America after the deadly shootings at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston,...
  • 'Southern pride' is not white supremacy

    'Southern pride' is not white supremacy
    There's nothing inherently wrong with "Southern pride." There is, however, a whole lot wrong with using the Confederate flag — or anything related to the Confederacy — and claiming that's Southern pride. "He had that kind of Southern pride,...
  • Wandering Eye: Challenging white supremacy, 'Veep' departs Baltimore, and more

    Wandering Eye: Challenging white supremacy, 'Veep' departs Baltimore, and more
    The racially motivated murders of nine members of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, have once again brought up the issue of "white terrorism," a serious topic that the country at large mostly pretends doesn't...
  • In the Dominican Republic, a manufactured humanitarian crisis

    In the Dominican Republic, a manufactured humanitarian crisis
    It's a crisis that need not — and should not — occur. The Dominican Republic, already poised to deport hundreds of thousands of Haitian migrants who it claims are in the country illegally, could also end up shipping native-born Dominicans of...
  • Merrillville man claims rampant racism at auto store

     Merrillville man claims rampant racism at auto store
    A former mechanic at the Sears Auto Center in Hobart says in a federal lawsuit co-workers often used racial slurs against him and other black employees and at least once even threatened him with violence. William Newson, of Merrillville, says in the...
  • Community questions Kentucky officer's use of deadly force

    The surveillance video shows a man stagger away from a police officer and out of the frame. He charges back into view seconds later, a 7-foot flagpole reared over his shoulder, and he swings it wildly at the officer. The man, a 35-year-old African...
  • Why Rachel Dolezal would want to pass as a black woman

    Why Rachel Dolezal would want to pass as a black woman
    It's hard to think of a more bizarre story, or one more representative of contemporary America, than that of Rachel Dolezal. Dolezal is an academic and activist who represented herself as African American for many years, earning a degree in Africana...
  • In South Africa, continuing racism leads blacks to doubt Mandela's vision

    In South Africa, continuing racism leads blacks to doubt Mandela's vision
    Early one weekend morning, just after the nightclubs had closed, three young white men ambled into the harsh fluorescent light of a South African takeout food franchise. They whistled at the staffers, all of them black, tugged their clothing and pulled...
  • Police investigate racially charged Irvine flier as hate incident

    The Irvine Police Department is looking into a report of a racially charged flier left in an elevator of Toscana Apartments, a residential complex near the UC Irvine campus. The flier addresses noise levels within the complex and includes a paragraph in...