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  • Biden: 'Shylocks' remark was a 'poor choice of words'

    "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.

  • Blacks, Hispanics have doubts about media accuracy

    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....

  • Senate bill takes aim at Redskins

    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.

  • The 'hypocrisy of political correctness': Fox segment hits company that allows swastika imagery but banned all Redskins material

    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.

  • Tampa Bay area law enforcement reviews diversity

    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...

  • Schumer introduces Medal of Honor bill for NY hero

    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...

  • Will the Justice Department do justice in Ferguson?

    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.

  • Police short on Hispanic officers

    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...

  • Low percentages of 'nonwhite' police officers is not a major national problem as New York Times suggests

    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.

  • Eric Holder: A more dangerous race-card hustler than Al Sharpton

    The U.S. attorney general seems to equate "equal rights" with "equal results" when it has to do with racism.

  • Justice Dept. to investigate racial profiling, excessive force in Ferguson

    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...

  • Redskins radio license challenged, team name called 'profanity,' 'hate crime'

    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."

  • Will the Ninth Circuit allow racial discrimination in voting in Guam?

    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?

  • NY race shows influence of Asian-American voters

    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...

  • Rotherham: The perils of tolerating intolerance

    The central problem faced by tolerant societies is how far to tolerate intolerance.



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