By Brian Hughes | 09/04/14 03:14 PM
The Justice Department's civil rights division will explore accusations of racial profiling and excessive force against the police department in the St. Louis suburb. Ferguson protesters claim the shooting of Brown was just the latest example of hostility towards minorities by an overwhelmingly...
By Walter Williams | 08/25/14 06:56 PM
How much of what we see today can be explained by racial discrimination? To begin to get a handle on the answer, let's pull up a few historical facts about black Americans.
08/23/14 10:15 PM
WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) — A federal jury in Tennessee has sided with a Texas sheriff and his deputy in a lawsuit that alleged civil rights violations, according to a news release from the Wichita County district attorney. The jury in Chattanooga found that Sheriff David Duke and Chief Deputy...
By Fred Siegel | 08/21/14 06:55 PM
The virtue of disruption, academics and observers argue, is that it gives African Americans a crisis with which to bargain. But after 50 years, what has this bargain achieved, except to cultivate a community that excels in resentment?
By Sean Higgins | 08/21/14 04:15 PM
On Tuesday, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs issued a directive to "clarify that existing agency guidance on discrimination on the basis of sex under Executive Order 11246, as amended, includes discrimination on the bases of gender identity and transgender status."
By Brian Hughes | 08/20/14 06:33 PM
As Holder arrived in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday to address the police shooting of an unarmed teenager, it was clear that the attorney general had emerged as arguably President Obama's most-trusted confidant rather than the source of consternation that once frustrated so many White House officials.
By Brian Hughes | 08/20/14 06:34 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder told Ferguson, Mo., residents on Wednesday that he could relate to their suspicion of police officers, hoping to calm tensions in the St. Louis suburb rocked by repeated clashes between cops and protesters.
08/20/14 01:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is promising a thorough investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown while calling for "an end to the acts of violence in the streets" of Ferguson, Missouri. Holder says the Justice Department "will defend the right of protesters...
08/19/14 07:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen civil and human rights groups are appealing for openness in the investigation of the police shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Members of the coalition, including the ACLU and National Bar Association, have filed lawsuits seeking the incident report...
By Steve Chapman | 08/18/14 06:43 PM
The country still resembles what a presidential commission described in 1968: "two societies, one black, one white -- separate and unequal."
By Washington Examiner | 08/15/14 07:56 PM
Officer Wilson deserves due process and the presumption of innocence, but the 53-man Ferguson Police Department is a different matter.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/15/14 07:04 PM
Americans may not be eager to abolish the minimum wage, legalize prostitution, or repeal the New Deal, but libertarianism's warnings ring truer than ever.
By Becket Adams | 08/14/14 09:06 AM
As the situation in Ferguson grows increasingly volatile, the police response heavy-handed, the residents further enraged, protests in response to the shooting death of 18-year-old Mike Brown continue unabated.
By Paul Bedard | 08/06/14 04:36 PM
President Obama's much-rumored executive order granting legal status to potentially millions of illegal immigrants will be "disastrous" to African Americans job seekers, charges a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
By Philip Klein | 09/17/14
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