| Dec 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In trying to take its message to the streets, the Ku Klux Klan has been ordered to keep white supremacy on the sidewalk.
A three-judge panel of the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a Klan chapter's lawsuit against a Missouri town, which...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Two longtime area synagogues have recently merged, beginning a new tradition for the combined temples that will serve both the Delray Beach and Boynton Beach Jewish community.
Temple Emeth of Delray Beach, an area landmark for 40 years, and Temple Torah...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Among the 15,400 artifacts Temple University archaeology students unearthed at Timbuctoo, N.J. — a buried village of freed and runaway slaves along Rancocas Creek — was a tiny, cast-iron buffalo.
"There was also a little gun and a wagon...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Policing is a reflection of a larger American historical context. One explanation of that reflection is the history of race. Consider the following.
In August 1619, African slaves arrived in Jamestown, Va. Within two decades Virginia law only allowed...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Two Florida churches and a parked vehicle were vandalized with KKK symbols and now the FBI is leading a hate crime investigation to find out who is responsible, according to the Tallahassee Democrat.
The signs and marquees of two predominantly...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 1:52 PM
FRUITLAND PARK — From the black eyes of back-to-back scandals to the encroaching growth from The Villages, Fruitland Park has plenty of issues to tackle in the coming years.
Five candidates are vying for two City Commission seats that are up for...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:42 PM
John M. Doar, a former Justice Department lawyer who played a key role in enabling blacks in the South to vote and later directed the impeachment investigation of President Nixon, has died. He was 92.
Doar died Tuesday in New York of congestive heart...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
John Doar, a top Justice Department lawyer during the 1960s who was the face of the federal government during some of the most sensitive conflicts of the civil rights era, escorting the first black student into the University of Mississippi and...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 8:34 PM
The premise of "The Best of Enemies" sounds like a gimmick: Ku Klux Klan leader and black civil-rights activist are forced to work together.
The resolution sounds like an old TV afterschool special: They become friends and learn to let go of hate and...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 3:03 PM
It is unfortunate that in non-presidential elections, far fewer folks vote. In reality, decisions made in Harrisburg and your local community usually have more impact on your day-to-day lives. And some of the decisions made in Harrisburg just smell bad....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:47 PM
A member of an East Texas school board has apologized and intends to resign after posting on his Facebook page a picture of a person in Ku Klux Klan attire along with the caption "I'm dreaming of a white Christmas."
The Hooks Independent School...