Category Archives: Racial Issues

Holder wades deeper into Zimmerman battle, calls for review of ‘stand-your-ground’

Holder wades deeper into Zimmerman battle, calls for review of ‘stand-your-ground’ Attorney General Eric Holder waded deeper into the controversy over the George Zimmerman case and verdict on Tuesday, suggesting a national review of “stand-your-ground” laws during a speech before … Continue reading

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Racial Tensions Flare Anew in a Texas Town

Racial Tensions Flare Anew in a Texas Town JASPER, Tex. — For more than 100 years, a rickety iron fence separated the black graves from the white ones at a cemetery in this East Texas town. Months after the brutal … Continue reading

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Obama talks race, pop culture on ‘The View’

Obama talks race, pop culture on ‘The View’ NEW YORK (AP) – President Barack Obama said Thursday that the racial firestorm that led to the ouster of a black Agriculture Department official was a “phony controversy” generated by the media. … Continue reading

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San Diego students storm offices after noose found

San Diego students storm offices after noose found SAN DIEGO (AP) – Anger boiled over on the University of California San Diego campus Friday, where students took over the chancellor’s office for several hours to protest the hanging of a … Continue reading

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