By Luke Rosiak | 09/29/14 06:12 PM
Nearly one in three dollars that the federal government uses to meet its quota for buying from "disadvantaged" businesses didn't actually go to such firms, usually instead going to ones that were once in the training-wheels program, but have since outgrown it.
09/28/14 05:04 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Saturday said the widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri, is corroding America, not just its black communities, and that the wariness flows from significant...
By Becket Adams | 09/25/14 02:08 PM
A former South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was arrested and charged this week with "assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature" after he shot an unarmed motorist during a bizarre and nearly fatal traffic stop.
By Paul Bedard | 09/25/14 12:04 PM
The mounting attacks on the Washington Redskins name is having a huge impact on network broadcasters who are calling the football team "Washington" more than twice as much as last year.
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...
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