RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Racism

A collection of news and information related to Racism published by this site and its partners.

Top Racism Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Ex-athletes take on the role of sports in confronting racism

    DALLAS Sports talk at the U.S. Conference of Mayors' annual meeting in Dallas usually touched either of two points: multimillion-dollar economic impacts for cities or highlight dunks by the group's president and former NBA guard, Kevin Johnson. On...
  • Daytime Emmy red carpet hosts slammed for rape jokes, race remarks

    Daytime Emmy red carpet hosts slammed for rape jokes, race remarks
    The 41st Daytime Emmy Awards may not have aired on a real television network this year, but that hasn't stopped the awards show from generating controversy. For the first time in its history, the kudoscast was shown via livestream Sunday night because...
  • PBS' 'Freedom Summer' a gripping reminder of courage in 1964

    There is no greater horror than that conjured by memory. While viewers shiver with shock and delight over the current crop of epic narratives — the bloody fights for freedom in "Game of Thrones," Billy Bob Thornton's malicious glee in "Fargo"...
  • 'Fair housing' gets new, expanded push

    ATLANTA Forty-six years after the Fair Housing Act took aim at racial segregation and poverty in America, the federal government has declared the effort half-hearted and is setting out to fix it. Within months, the Obama administration is expected to...
  • Latino lawmakers move to reverse decades of anti-immigrant legislation

    Latino lawmakers move to reverse decades of anti-immigrant legislation
    Two decades after California voters took a hard line on illegal immigration, affirmative action and bilingual education, an ascendant class of Latino lawmakers is seeking to rewrite the books and discard the polarizing laws. Flexing its growing clout in...
  • Dirt bike rider arrested after nearly striking woman, children

    Dirt bike rider arrested after nearly striking woman, children
    Marion County deputies on Monday said a 19-year-old on a dirt bike nearly struck a woman and four children and then yelled obscenities and a racial slur at them. Daniel Ray Lincoln of Ocala was arrested Friday on one count of aggravated assault with a...
  • Homeless man held on $1K for wielding sword on North Side

    Homeless man held on $1K for wielding sword on North Side
    A homeless man was ordered held on $1,000 bail Saturday for swinging a three-foot sword along the edge of Diversey Harbor on Friday afternoon. Around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Raymond Bensfield, 38, was swinging the sword "wildly" next to a group of males...
  • Mexico's soccer coach defends fans' use of gay slur amid FIFA inquiry

    Mexico's soccer coach defends fans' use of gay slur amid FIFA inquiry
    Mexico’s World cup soccer coach defended the use of a gay slur used by the team’s fans at the World Cup after soccer’s governing body started an investigation. Fans at the World Cup have carried on a practice common in Mexico of...
  • Ugly vestiges of 'the old LAPD'

    Ugly vestiges of 'the old LAPD'
    It's not a good sign when the detective you choose to train other cops uses his class to make crude sexual jokes about a female colleague and yuks it up about shooting a fellow officer to death. The detective, Frank Lyga of the LAPD's gang and narcotics...
  • Redskins' 'disparaging' trademark canceled by U.S. patent office

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the trademark registration of the Washington Redskins, calling the name "disparaging to Native Americans." Although that doesn't mean the Redskins will have to change their name, it limits the team's...
  • 50 years on, race relations in Mississippi take a far different tone

    PHILADELPHIA, Miss. Emily Dannenberg stepped off an air-conditioned tour bus into oppressive Mississippi heat. The white Columbia University graduate student had come to this steamy rural town on Monday with a mission: to mentor both black and white...