By Brian Hughes | 09/17/14 11:50 AM
"People would come to him and talk about what was happening to them at home in terms of foreclosures, in terms of bad loans that were being — I mean, these Shylocks who took advantage of these women and men while overseas," Biden said in remarks to the Legal Services Corporation.
09/16/14 03:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don't fully trust the media to portray their communities accurately, a statistic that could be troubling for the news industry as the minority population of the United States grows....
By Kelly Cohen | 09/16/14 02:40 PM
Sen. Maria Cantwell announced Tuesday that she will introduce a bill to strip the NFL's tax-exempt status over its failure to force the team to change its name, which many Native Americans find offensive.
By Becket Adams | 09/15/14 02:55 PM
Conservative blogger Jeanine Martin made an appearance on Fox News this weekend to discuss what she and the network's anchors characterize as "political correctness" run amok.
09/13/14 03:45 PM
TAMPA, Fla (AP) — Tampa Bay area law enforcement agencies are taking a hard look at the makeup of their forces in the wake of last month's police shooting of unarmed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Most of the region's departments have far fewer black and Hispanic officers than the...
09/11/14 12:00 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer introduced legislation Thursday to allow a black World War I soldier from Albany to receive a posthumous Medal of Honor. The New York Democrat's bill would exempt Sgt. Henry Johnson from the rules specifying that a Medal of Honor must be awarded...
By Mona Charen | 09/09/14 01:24 PM
It has been over a month since Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo., and we have yet to hear the police officer's version of events.
09/08/14 09:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by an officer in a nearly all-white police department in suburban St. Louis refocused the country on the racial balance between police forces and the communities they protect. But an analysis by The Associated Press found that the...
By Michael Barone | 09/05/14 05:06 PM
The New York Times has an interesting story on the divergence between the percentage of white residents and the percentage of whites in a municipality's police force.
By Larry Elder | 09/04/14 03:34 PM
The U.S. attorney general seems to equate "equal rights" with "equal results" when it has to do with racism.
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 Paul Bedard | 09/03/14 10:09 AM
One of Washington's top litigators with a record of cowing Big Tobacco and fast food companies has filed a petition with the FCC challenging the license of a radio station owned by the Washington Redskins, a name he dubbed "profanity," and a "hate crime."
By Michael Barone | 08/31/14 03:45 PM
Should Guam residents who are not, like the majority of people there, of Chamorro descent be allowed to register to vote in a plebiscite on Guam's relationship to the United States?
08/29/14 05:15 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The two Democratic candidates for New York lieutenant governor are courting the votes of Asian-Americans and highlighting the political influence of the nation's fastest growing minority group. Tim Wu would be the first Asian-American elected to statewide office in New York...
By Michael Barone | 08/28/14 01:38 PM
The central problem faced by tolerant societies is how far to tolerate intolerance.
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