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Racism

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  • 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...
  • The lessons of Ferguson

    The lessons of Ferguson
    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...
  • 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...
  • 2 racist emails cited in federal report on Ferguson police prompt outrage

    2 racist emails cited in federal report on Ferguson police prompt outrage
    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...
  • English soccer fans chanting 'we're racist' block black man from train

    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.” The...
  • Hey Chicago, Trevor Noah is not impressed by your hot dogs

    Hey Chicago, Trevor Noah is not impressed by your hot dogs
    Growing up, Trevor Noah did not know comedy existed. Sitcoms, sketches and entertainment as a whole were a figment of his imagination. “Comedy” wasn’t a hobby, it wasn’t a business, it wasn’t anything at all. Being born...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, service

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, service
    The nation celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday with parades, community service and calls for harmony after a year that again tested the boundaries of race relations in the United States. With major parades in Los Angeles and San Antonio,...
  • Police, gay marriage and Stuart Scott: Letters

    Police, gay marriage and Stuart Scott: Letters
    Defending law officers Friday's side-by-side commentaries on body cams for police should have been from opposing viewpoints, and yet it was as if both guest columnists were members of the same anti-police cabal. Eric Smaw writes that police "who...