Stories tagged: blacks
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 10:21 a.m.
Report blasts Baltimore police over racial bias, force
BALTIMORE – The Justice Department and Baltimore police agreed to negotiate court-enforceable reforms after a scathing federal report released Wednesday criticized officers for using excessive force and routinely discriminating against …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 9:29 p.m.
Service, silence marks anniversary of Michael Brown’s death
Michael Brown’s death “opened the eyes of the world” to concerns about law enforcement’s treatment of black people, Brown’s father said Tuesday during a memorial service marking the two-year anniversary …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
US to release report criticizing Baltimore police force
Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against blacks, repeatedly use excessive force and are not adequately held accountable for misconduct, according to a harshly critical Justice Department report being presented Wednesday.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 4:42 p.m.
RNC hires strategists to help woo African-American voters
The Republican National Committee is trying to strengthen its outreach to black voters by hiring a new national director of African-American engagement and bringing on new advisers and strategists to …
Fri., July 22, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
Police shootings study sparks debate on role of racial bias
A Harvard University economist found that although police nationwide are more likely to use nonfatal force against blacks and Hispanics, that racial bias didn’t translate to the use of deadly …
Wed., May 8, 2013, 2:07 p.m.
A census first: Black voter turnout passes whites
WASHINGTON — New census data show that America’s blacks voted in 2012 at higher rates than whites, in a historic first. Despite increasing population, the number of white voters declined …
Tue., April 3, 2012, midnight
Mona Charen: Broken homes lead to crime
When he was first sworn in as attorney general, Eric Holder made one of the more obtuse comments in political history. When it comes to issues of race, Holder declared, …