Mon, 21 Mar 2011 19:04:35 GMTBlack and white leaders from a rural southeast Alabama community apologized Monday to relatives of a black woman raped in 1944 by a gang of white men who escaped prosecution because of what officials described as police bungling and racism.
Sun, 20 Mar 2011 12:51:14 GMTCensus data suggests that in the deep South, historically hostile to mixed-race couples, attitudes are shifting.
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 00:53:22 GMTA Superior Court judge was admonished Wednesday for a comment referring to the Ku Klux Klan in a case involving two African-American defendants.
Wed, 16 Mar 2011 23:10:14 GMTAn Alabama legislator wants the state to apologize to a black woman raped in 1944 by a group of white men who later avoided prosecution.
Fri, 11 Mar 2011 14:47:43 GMTA family member says the FBI is looking into the case of a minister who was beaten to death in 1965 while doing civil rights work in Alabama.
Tue, 8 Mar 2011 23:18:05 GMTNPR officials scramble to contain damage caused by the release of a videotape that showed an executive criticizing Tea Party supporters by calling them "racist."
Mon, 7 Mar 2011 21:31:35 GMTThe U.S. military is too white and too male at the top and needs to change recruiting and promotion policies and lift its ban on women in combat, an independent report for Congress said Monday.
Tue, 8 Mar 2011 09:34:47 GMT
(image) Police said two Sikh men who were shot, one fatally, in Sacramento may have been targeted because they were wearing turbans.
Fri, 4 Mar 2011 14:57:21 GMTThe mother of a black Ohio fifth grader assigned to play a slave for a social studies lesson says the school should be more sensitive.
Fri, 4 Mar 2011 16:36:04 GMTBlacks between the ages of 16 and 19 are more likely to be unemployed than any other group in the nation.
Fri, 4 Mar 2011 01:54:31 GMT
(image) The infamous beating of a black man by Los Angeles police officers on March 3, 1991, highlighted the problems of police brutality and race relations in the United States.
Thu, 3 Mar 2011 18:53:47 GMTThe University of Virginia has acquired a rare first edition of an 1829 anti-slavery manifesto that was considered a rallying cry for black Americans and a major threat to Southern leaders, who worked vigorously to ban it.
Fri, 4 Mar 2011 00:36:30 GMTPolice say it's too soon to speculate on a motive in the killing of a man credited with helping grow the skinhead movement in the 1990s.