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  • Shootings highlight dark past for Charleston race relations

    With a dark past and complicated present, race relations have always been a challenge in Charleston, the city where police say a young white man shot nine people to death at a historic black church. The city along the South Carolina coast was once a...
  • As black churches mourn Charleston shooting victims, questions about racism, gun policy raised

    As black churches mourn Charleston shooting victims, questions about racism, gun policy raised
    As the nation moved from shock to mourning the six women and three men killed by a white gunman at a black Charleston, S.C., church late Wednesday, chuchgoers gathered across the country Thursday to pray for the victims and for the 21-year-old man...
  • 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...
  • Flier targeting blacks disturbs Irvine apartment complex's residents

    Flier targeting blacks disturbs Irvine apartment complex's residents
    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 bolded...
  • 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...
  • Condemning non-traditional names smacks of racism

    Condemning non-traditional names smacks of racism
    Inflammatory Internet comments don’t usually become news stories unto themselves. But a Duke University professor recently pulled off that trick. In response to a New York Times editorial about racism in Baltimore, Jerry Hough wrote that African-...