| Mar 6, 2015
| 4:08 PM
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...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Editor's note: This is part one of a four part series of op-eds that examine and explore the state of black America.
The history of African enslavement and freedom in America is both engaging and fraught with confusion, half-truths and unsubstantiated...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 5:14 AM
Word of Harper Lee's first novel in more than 50 years is buzzing through the Naperville literary community.
Just hours after the announcement that "Go Set A Watchman," a sequel to the Pulitzer Prize winning "To Kill a Mockingbird" would be published, a...
| Feb 20, 2015
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...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:05 PM
The Los Angeles Unified school board has enough divisions over educational philosophy to fill a thousand school-board campaigns. The last thing we need is the introduction of phony racial divisions and shameful accusations that strongly and wrongly...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 10:27 AM
Police in Britain and France are searching Wednesday for a group of English soccer fans who blocked a black man from boarding the Paris Metro and chanted: “We’re racist, we’re racist, and that’s the way we like it.”
| Feb 17, 2015
| 9:30 AM
F.B.I 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. That is a reality residents of the nation's...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 11:10 AM
The Justice Department on Wednesday released a devastating critique of police and city officials in Ferguson, Mo., where an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by an officer last year. Though the department did not find cause to bring a civil rights...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 8:32 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 4:06 PM
For the activists who cast Ferguson, Mo., as a symbol of the fight against police racism, the Department of Justice report castigating the city’s Police Department for patterns of racial bias was long-sought vindication.
The full report, which...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 7:03 AM
Chipotle had to apologize to its hundreds of thousands of followers early Sunday morning after a hacker took control of the company's Twitter account and began posting racist and anti-government messages, according to USA Today.
The hack lasted for...