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  • District 115 calls for special board meeting to hire new principal

    District 115 calls for special board meeting to hire new principal
    Lake Forest High School parents are in turmoil over a scheduled fast-track approval for principal, of a suburban Chicago, African American administrator — with alleged views that curricula-tracking is "elitist and racist." Tracking is for...
  • Three artists use quilting as political statements and teaching tools at Creative Alliance's 'Evidence'

    Three artists use quilting as political statements and teaching tools at Creative Alliance's 'Evidence'
    In the 1977 essay ‘Poetry Is Not a Luxury,’ Audre Lorde writes to empower and embolden women to share their experiences, but the essay is applicable to anybody who doubts the impact or the importance of art. “We can train ourselves to...
  • 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...
  • Ex-Fox29 anchor in court: My daughters will think I'm a racist

    Ex-Fox29 anchor in court: My daughters will think I'm a racist
    An all-white jury in Philadelphia is being asked to determine who can say the racial epithet known as "the n-word." Along the way, they also will have to decide whether it's acceptable to ever use it within the confines of a news-gathering operation....
  • Pool party confrontation thrusts Texas town into spotlight on police and race relations

    McKINNEY, Texas A call to police about unwelcome teenagers at a community pool thrust this affluent Dallas suburb into the national spotlight on race and police relations Sunday. Police Cpl. Eric Casebolt was placed on administrative leave after a...
  • Did Greenwich Yearbook Atrocity Authors Ever Change?

    Did Greenwich Yearbook Atrocity Authors Ever Change?
    I recently sent a letter to five students of the Greenwich High School class of 1995. I wanted to find out how they have lived their lives in the 20 years since they wrote three words in their yearbook that shocked their community, the state and nation:...
  • Sun criticism of NAACP misses the mark

    Sun criticism of NAACP misses the mark
    In the editorial "Stand up to violence" (May 20), The Sun tries to connect the dots of the ills of our communities while pointing to what's wrong with those of us actually in the trenches trying to solve the issues with a more hands on-approach. Well, you...
  • Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks About Reparations, Race Before Receiving Stowe Award

    Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks About Reparations, Race Before Receiving Stowe Award
    The Harriet Beecher Stowe Prize for Writing to Advance Social Justice is awarded biennially to an author whose work "makes an impact on a critical social issue in the tradition of Stowe's 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'." Ta-Nehisi Coates had never heard of the...
  • Tom Hanks' son Chet defends his use of the N-word

    Tom Hanks' son Chet defends his use of the N-word
    Chet Hanks, the rapper son of Oscar winner Tom Hanks, not only repeatedly used the N-word on social media but defended its use because he believes it "unifies the culture of hip-hop across all races."  He also factored free speech, the civil rights...
  • 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...
  • 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-...