Race


Predictive Policing on Trial

The latest battlefield between law enforcement agencies and civil liberties groups centers on a practice known as predictive policing: a computer-driven method of flagging places and persons that are likely…

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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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