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  • A necessary conversation [Commentary]

    A necessary conversation [Commentary]
    I would like to write my sons a love letter about peace and post-racial living, of a wonderful time when all people move freely, of a place where black bodies are not endangered and black life is not criminalized. But that is not my story, and it is not...
  • Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist

    Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist
    Police said early on Tuesday they came under heavy gunfire and arrested 31 people during another night of racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. Funeral...
  • Missouri governor calls in National Guard after night of chaos; 1st autopsy of teen released

    Missouri governor calls in National Guard after night of chaos; 1st autopsy of teen released
    After a night of chaos in which police said they used tear gas to disperse crowds after some protesters fired guns and threw Molotov cocktails at police, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon early Monday signed an executive order directing National Guard troops to...
  • Mideast Romeo & Juliet? Arab-Jewish couple married amid turmoil in Israel

    Mideast Romeo & Juliet? Arab-Jewish couple married amid turmoil in Israel
    Sunday brought a different kind of pre-wedding jitters for one Israeli couple. Instead of fretting over hairdos and guest arrangements, Morel Malka and Mahmoud Mansour spent the morning of their wedding in court, trying to keep extremists from ruining...
  • More violence in Ferguson as protesters defy curfew

    FERGUSON, Mo., Aug 17 - One person was shot and critically wounded and seven arrested early on Sunday as police in Ferguson, Missouri, clashed with protesters when a curfew was imposed following days of unrest over a black teenager being shot dead by a...
  • Racism, the misuse of genetics and a huge scientific protest

    "A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race, and Human History" is the new book by science writer Nicholas Wade that asserts a genetic basis for certain human behaviors and distinguishes them by race. It's been widely panned in book reviews, especially by...
  • 1 shot in Ferguson, Mo., after curfew imposed

    1 shot in Ferguson, Mo., after curfew imposed
    One person was shot and critically wounded and seven arrested early Sunday as police in Ferguson, Missouri, clashed with protesters when a curfew was imposed after days of unrest after a black teenager was shot dead by a white police officer. Scores of...
  • Ask Amy: Man wants to reinvent his dating life

    Ask Amy: Man wants to reinvent his dating life
    Dear Amy: I am a 32-year-old male. I have been in a string of monogamous relationships for the past 18 years, the shortest of which was one year and the longest, ending in divorce two years ago, was 81/2 years. All of my relationships (5 in total) were...
  • Imposed curfew in effect in Ferguson, Mo.

    Imposed curfew in effect in Ferguson, Mo.
    Rain did not deter hundreds of protesters, angry at the shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown a week ago, in Ferguson, Missouri from demonstrating in the streets Saturday night and early Sunday morning.  The state's governor, Jay Nixon, declared a...
  • Gruden looks forward to Monday night game

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Washington Redskins - INSIDE SLANT Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden could not help but sneak a smile at the prospect of showing off his offense at full strength on national television Monday night, when his...
  • Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

     Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
    Dorri McWhorter, the shoe-obsessed, Beyonce-referencing, financially minded CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, leans on the kitchen island of her Chinatown loft as she draws arrows on a piece of paper. It looks like a bunch of scribbles. But it's...