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  • Justice Department report on Ferguson a lesson to police across America

    Justice Department report on Ferguson a lesson to police across America
    The U.S. Justice Department's investigation of Ferguson, Mo., offers plenty to hate for both sides of this dispute, which means there's also plenty for everybody to learn. Seven months after the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by...
  • Obama: Ferguson report exposed racially biased system

    Racial discrimination from police in Ferguson, Missouri, was "oppressive and abusive," President Barack Obama said Friday as he called for criminal justice reform as part of the modern struggle for civil rights. "It turns out they weren't just making...
  • Modern civil rights movement expands on classic methods

    Modern civil rights movement expands on classic methods
    As black Americans erupted in protest across the country last year, the St. Louis rapper Tef Poe told fellow activists: "This ain't your grandparents' civil rights movement." That's true. Today's movement is a complex machine whose work extends far...
  • Rudy Giuliani, once revered, now ridiculous

    Rudy Giuliani, once revered, now ridiculous
    Amazing. Just ... amazing. Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of us are still hung up on the perceived "otherness," the "not like us"-ness, of Barack Obama. The...
  • Rudy Giuliani, once heroic, now simply foolish

    Amazing. Just ... amazing. Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of us are still hung up on the perceived "otherness," the "not like us"-ness, of Barack Obama. The latest is...
  • Racial slur left on Richmond home

    Indiana State Police are investigating the painting of a racist message left on Richmond home, and the burning of car that illuminated the message. The message, which included a slur usually directed at African-Americans, was discovered early Tuesday...
  • Southern 'Hanging Bridge: A monument to Judge Lynch

    There is a dirt road just north of the small town of Shubuta, in Clarke County, Miss., that seems to lead to nowhere, or at least nowhere anyone might want to go. If you turn onto East Street and follow the northerly bend in the road, you encounter a...
  • Macotte's legal problems deepen with sixth suit filed by employee

    Macotte's legal problems deepen with sixth suit filed by employee
    A Mascotte utility department employee became the sixth person to sue her employer last week after the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled there is "reasonable cause" to believe managers harassed her because she is black. Alana Wilson, who...
  • FBI Director Comey warns of police racism: Their Take

    FBI Director Comey warns of police racism: Their Take
    'A little bit racist' FBI Director James Comey did the nation a huge favor last week when he publicly acknowledged that too many police officers allow unconscious racial biases to influence their conduct toward young black men. … In an...
  • Racist emails lead to 1 firing in Ferguson; report cites more hostility

    Racist emails lead to 1 firing in Ferguson; report cites more hostility
    The Justice Department's 102-page report on the Ferguson Police Department summarizes its conclusions in scathing language: Police persistently violated the rights of African Americans, subjected them to excessive force, showed racial bias and stoked...
  • Dean condemns racist graffiti on Beloit College campus

    A southern Wisconsin college is reacting to the latest incident of racist messages on campus. Beloit College held a town hall meeting Wednesday after a racial slur was spray painted on the side of a dorm. More than 100 students and faculty attended. The...