Race


Two Black Men Arrested at Starbucks; CEO Apologizes

Starbucks sells itself as a community gathering spot as much as a coffeehouse, a welcoming place with comfortable chairs for lingering, and wi-fi. That’s one reason the arrest of two…

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Hate Crimes Rose for 2nd Year in a Row in 2016

Hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against blacks, Jews, and Muslims, according to FBI statistics released Monday. There were…

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Pres. Trump and Sen. Scott Meet to Discuss Race Relations

After questioning the president’s “moral authority” in his response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Sen. Tim Scott thinks President Donald Trump may now understand how he could…

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Cuomo: Expand Hate Crime Law After Charlottesville

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing changes to the state’s hate-crimes law following the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Democratic governor announced Tuesday that he’ll introduce…

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The Wages of Hatred on a City Street

It’s not an uncommon sight: can and bottle collectors on the streets, people with no or limited incomes working neighborhoods with large bags or old shopping carts filled to the…

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