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  • Human Relations Commission addresses claims of racial inequity in Bethlehem Area schools

    Human Relations Commission addresses claims of racial inequity in Bethlehem Area schools
    While complaints from community members about racial inequities in the Bethlehem Area School District brought the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission to the city for its monthly meeting, district educators and other community representatives stood...
  • 5 former candidates back Tarrant's write-in campaign against Conaway

    5 former candidates back Tarrant's write-in campaign against Conaway
    Five Baltimore Democrats who lost to state Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr. in this year's primary election are asking voters to support a write-in candidate after Conaway posted a series of rambling videos online in which he referred to himself as "meta,"...
  • The ominous symbolism of the noose

    The ominous symbolism of the noose
    Two nooses were found hanging at high schools in Los Angeles County on Oct. 15 and 16. At Bellflower High, the hangman's knot was accompanied by graffiti declaring that God hates black people. At nearby Mayfair High, the noose wasn't captioned, and a...
  • Rapper Young Moose allowed to post bond

    Rapper Young Moose allowed to post bond
    Calling his confinement without bail "cruel and unusual," a Baltimore judge ordered that an up-and-coming rapper be allowed to post bond in a drug case tied to his music videos. Kevron Evans, better known as Young Moose, has been held on drug charges...
  • Magic Johnson Grabs Brass Ring Award From Carousel of Hope

    Performances by Josh Groban, Jennifer Hudson and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds highlighted Barbara Davis' biennual Carousel of Hope ball on Saturday at the Beverly Hilton. But it was a pair of L.A. sports heroes who had the audience on its feet: Kareem...
  • In Georgia race for Senate seat, a battle over who can vote

    The best chance for Senate Democrats to play offense this midterm election has always centered on Georgia and newcomer Michelle Nunn's ability to turn out African American voters in a state whose demographics are rapidly shifting. Nunn's well known...
  • Foley, Malloy Lay Out Urban Agenda At NAACP Forum

    Foley, Malloy Lay Out Urban Agenda At NAACP Forum
    WATERBURY — The two major party candidates for governor made a pitch for votes at an NAACP forum this past weekend, pledging to help raise up the urban underclass, improve big-city schools, and create second chances for people who have served time...
  • Incumbent Leslie Campione tries to hold off Thomas Poole Jr. in commission race

    County Commissioner Leslie Campione, who fought unsuccessfully last month to prevent a property tax-rate increase, is seeking another term so she can work to reduce the burden on taxpayers. The Republican's opponent in the race from District 4,...
  • Review of Baltimore police won't change culture overnight, official says

    Review of Baltimore police won't change culture overnight, official says
    The Department of Justice official in charge of the coming review of the Baltimore Police Department cautioned that the examination is not an "overnight venture," and it will take time to change a culture that has sparked distrust among residents. Ronald...
  • Court blocks parts of N.C. law that ended same-day voter registration

    A federal appeals court on Wednesday blocked some provisions of a North Carolina law that bars same-day voter registration, saying it would disproportionately affect minority voters.  In a 2-1 decision, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that...
  • Supreme Court grants Ohio's request to shorten early-voting period

    The Supreme Court ordered a halt Monday to early voting in Ohio that was scheduled to begin this week, clearing the way for the state to close polls on the Sunday before election day, when African American turnout has been heaviest. The emergency order,...