RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Racism

A collection of news and information related to Racism published by this site and its partners.

Top Racism Articles

Displaying items 89-99
  • Opera addresses true story of black 14-year-old convicted, executed, exonerated 70 years later

    Opera addresses true story of black 14-year-old convicted, executed, exonerated 70 years later
    In 1944, two white girls, ages 7 and 11, were found beaten to death in the rural town of Alcolu, S.C. An African-American boy, who said he had seen the two riding bikes on their way to look for flowers, was arrested for their murders. His trial lasted a...
  • OPD: Pub owner allegedly aimed gun at black couple

    OPD: Pub owner allegedly aimed gun at black couple
    An International Drive pub owner was arrested last weekend after holding a young black couple at gunpoint and making racist comments while threatening to shoot them, Orlando police records show. Kim Bruns, who owns the Orlando George & Dragon British...
  • Anti-bias training for police is just a start

     Anti-bias training for police is just a start
    Here’s some bad news: You’re a little bit racist. Probably sexist, ageist and classist too. It’s not your fault, though; we all are. “Implicit bias” is what academics call the subconscious beliefs, both positive and...
  • Blacks, Hispanics More Likely To Be Ticketed After Traffic Stops

    Blacks, Hispanics More Likely To Be Ticketed After Traffic Stops
    The most comprehensive survey ever conducted of police stops in Connecticut continues to show that black and Hispanic motorists who commit moving violations are more likely to be ticketed than are white drivers pulled over for the same offense. A...
  • 3,000 cases possibly affected by S.F. police texting, D.A. says

    3,000 cases possibly affected by S.F. police texting, D.A. says
    Prosecutors here are expanding an investigation into criminal cases that might have been compromised by revelations of police officers’┬áracist, sexist and homophobic texts, Dist. Atty. George Gascon announced Thursday. Gascon’s probe has so...
  • Ferguson mulls removing Michael Brown shrine from middle of street

    To some, a makeshift shrine in the middle of the Ferguson street where Michael Brown was killed last summer is a hallowed symbol of a new civil rights movement over race and policing. To others, it has served its purpose and is now more of an eyesore...
  • Ferguson to pay Chicago lawyer Dan Webb $1,335 an hour to pursue reforms

    Ferguson to pay Chicago lawyer Dan Webb $1,335 an hour to pursue reforms
    The St. Louis suburb of Ferguson is paying Chicago lawyer Dan Webb, prominent as both a prosecutor and defense attorney, $1,335 an hour to help negotiate and possibly litigate reforms pressed by the Justice Department since Michael Brown's shooting...
  • Seeking What's Right In Still-Racial America

    Seeking What's Right In Still-Racial America
    Two weeks ago, I sat in my bed reading the early reports about the discovery of the body of a black man swinging in a tree in Mississippi. Two weeks later, there is still no word from Mississippi authorities as to whether Otis Byrd, 54, hanged himself...
  • Lauderdale seeks independent review of police force

    Lauderdale seeks independent review of police force
    FORT LAUDERDALE — Saying the city has nothing to hide, city commissioners plan to invite federal or state law enforcement officials to do their own review of the city's police force given the recent firing of three officers over racist comments....
  • State Report: Racial Disparities Found In Traffic Stops By Some Police Departments

    State Report: Racial Disparities Found In Traffic Stops By Some Police Departments
    HARTFORD — A yearlong study of police traffic stops in Connecticut has identified 10 police departments and two state police barracks where there appear to be racial disparities in who gets pulled over. The state-mandated study, released Tuesday...
  • Leaders tackle poor relations between minority communities, police

    Leaders tackle poor relations between minority communities, police
    Civic, political, religious and law enforcement leaders gathered Tuesday in an attempt to start conversations they hope will alleviate the mistrust many in minority communities feel toward the police. U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, an...