| Oct 11, 2014
| 5:10 PM
In October, a month in which St. Louis’ civic identity is normally dedicated to Cardinals playoff baseball, the city’s unresolved racial tensions are competing for center stage as hundreds and possibly thousands of demonstrators have...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:48 PM
LAPD Sgt. Jim Parker was enjoying a beer when a newscast on the bar's TV showed a young woman he'd last seen in handcuffs. Actress Daniele Watts was accusing Parker of racial profiling during a routine stop in Studio City.
The cop had been disrespectful...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:45 PM
PLAINFIELD — For someone who makes his living offering sports opinion, this is a difficult enough column. For a parent of a high school athlete who plays in a town with people accused of using the ugliest of racial slurs against high school athletes...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The owners of two popular restaurants in downtown Baltimore have agreed to pay $1.3 million and establish new hiring measures to settle a years-old lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against black applicants and employees.
The U.S. Equal Employment...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Erwin Chemerinsky has made an exemplary career out of teaching, writing and lecturing about the U.S. Supreme Court. And though he has strongly liberal views, he is widely admired for his ability to explain the work of the court in a way that is...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Two workers at an industrial cotton gin have filed a discrimination complaint after they say they endured racist remarks from their supervisor on a regular basis, according to WREG.
Antonio Harris and Marrio Mangrum told the TV station that their...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:38 PM
How Lincolnesque is the Party of Lincoln? Depends on who you ask.
According to reader Joan Smith of Northridge, the Republican Party that freed the slaves in the 19th century and stood in opposition to civil rights-averse Southern Democrats in the...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:58 PM
SiriusXM has fired Anthony Cumia, half of the radio show “Opie & Anthony,” over racially charged comments he made on social media earlier in the week, Variety reports.
Cumia called a black woman a “pig” and “an...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 2:02 PM
During a news conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Sunday, President Obama criticized racial comments attributed to Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
The global reach of Sterling’s purported words came into focus when the president addressed the...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Three men have been dubbed the "Miley Cyrus gang" after police say they name dropped the pop idol before picking a fight in an Illinois bar, according to Patch.com.
Daniel Lahey, 26, Robert Krapil, 27, and Ryan Elliot, 27, are accussed of flinging...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:21 AM
On a small hill overlooking an area of Ferguson where rioters ravaged stores Sunday night, a crowd of youths stared down police and reveled in the confrontation late Monday.
Little could be seen of what lay at the bottom of the hill, where bright police...