| Apr 9, 2015
| 5:32 PM
A group of University of Maryland, College Park students has launched a campaign to change the name of the school's football stadium, arguing it is named after a man with racist and segregationist beliefs.
Byrd Stadium's namesake is former university...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Anthony M. Kennedy was a 44-year-old appeals court judge in Sacramento — a Republican appointee and happily-married Catholic — when he first confronted the question of whether the Constitution protected the rights of gays and lesbians.
| Apr 21, 2015
| 10:27 AM
Public schools in California would have to phase out use of the term “Redskins” for their athletic team names or mascots under a bill advanced Tuesday by a state Assembly panel.
The California Racial Mascots Act would bar the use of the...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 3:10 PM
SOUTHINGTON — Roy Rodriques wants a comeback.
The 90-year-old is determined to resume his career as one of the nation's top senior athletes after a stroke and a heart attack last year. The nonagenarian, who speaks in the forceful, booming voice of...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 3:22 PM
Walter Lamar Scott, a black man shot in the back by a white police patrolman, was borne to his grave Saturday inside a flag-draped coffin escorted by motorcycle police from that same officer’s North Charleston Police Department.
In an emotional...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 3:24 PM
After reading about the alleged use of a racial slur by a teacher during class in response to an epithet spoken by several Allentown School District students and reading the recommendations by POWER (letters written to students' parents by the teacher, an...
| May 6, 2015
| 5:15 PM
First off, have to say that however flawed the logic leading to assertions that Eagles coach Chip Kelly is racially biased may be, the perception is real.
What running back LeSean McCoy most recently told ESPN in an interview that's blown up on social...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 6:19 PM
In a hearing that lasted more than five hours Thursday, a federal judge sentenced two women to the maximum prison terms for their roles in the 2011 death of James Craig Anderson, the last of a series of white-on-black attacks.
U.S. District Judge...
| May 19, 2015
| 10:14 PM
An attorney for the family of a black 18-year-old shot and killed last October by an off-duty, white St. Louis police officer said Tuesday he plans to file a wrongful-death lawsuit, after a prosecutor said the officer would not face criminal charges.
| May 18, 2015
| 6:22 PM
A Bethlehem man who pointed a BB gun at two women during a racially charged altercation in Macungie last year was sentenced Monday to eight to 23 months in the Lehigh County Jail.
Michael D. Layton, 22, a college student, will serve the sentence in...
| May 17, 2015
| 7:50 PM
PHILADELPHIA — DeMeco Ryans or Mychal Kendricks at inside linebacker? Eric Rowe or Nolan Carroll at cornerback? Randall Evans or Earl Wolff at safety? Matt Barkley or (gulp!) Tim Tebow at third-team quarterback?
These are just some of the many...