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LONDON (AP) — Britain's High Court has ruled that a high school's ban on the cornrow hairstyle led to racial discrimination and must be changed. St. Gregory's Catholic Science College in London requires male pupils to wear a short "traditional...
Tags: Crimes, Racism, London (England), Gang Activity, United Kingdom
ROME (AP) — Lady Gaga has sung a few bars of her smash hit "Born This Way" and demanded gay rights worldwide at a rally in Rome's ancient Circus Maximus. She defined herself as a "child of diversity" and called for the end of intolerance and...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Civil War commemorations planned for the next several years have revived an unsettling debate that lingers 150 years after the conflict: how to view the role of African Americans in the Confederacy. Confederate law...
NEW YORK (AP) — A sweeping public opinion survey suggests that Americans are as conflicted as ever when it comes to the volatile issue of abortion. Findings by the Public Religion Research Institute show that large numbers of people identify...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Catholic organization that licenses foster and adoptive parents has sued the state of Illinois over a new law that would require it to place children with gay or unmarried couples. Catholic Charities claims in the lawsuit filed...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND — Student complaints filed against Indiana University South Bend Chancellor Una Mae Reck for permitting Chick-fil-A sandwich sales on campus won’t result in any public hearings on the local campus. So far, seven IUSB students...
SOUTH BEND — An Elkhart city firefighter has dropped her lawsuit alleging she was denied a promotion because of her gender. Lt. Kristi Sommer, 40, a 14-year department veteran, in November 2008 sued the city in federal court, claiming she was more...
Tags: Litigation, Trials, Judges, Discrimination, Justice System
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterINDIANAPOLIS — A movement to add a ban on same-sex marriage and civil unions to the state constitution won another victory Tuesday. The Indiana Senate voted 40-10 in favor of a measure that would allow Hoosiers to vote on an amendment to prohibit...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities are once again denying applications for immigration benefits for same sex couples following a brief legal review. Chris Bentley, a spokesman for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists only recently learned how certain diseases affect women differently than men, and blacks differently than whites. Now a major new report says it's time to study the unique health needs of gay and transgender people, too....
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico state employee has been placed on leave for a website posting the secretary of state says was "deeply offensive" toward two African-American legislators. Secretary of State Dianna Duran made the announcement...
Tags: Racism, African Americans, Republican Party, Politics, Elections
SOUTH BEND — Chick-fil-A is back at the two main dining areas at Indiana University South Bend. IUSB Chancellor Una Mae Reck on Monday reinstated Chick-fil-A as a food provider in the campus cafeteria and in the cafe in the Student Activities...
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