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It's almost a cliche. First, someone talking about blacks makes reference to fried chicken, watermelon, monkeys or dogs — or even uses the indefensible N-word. Then, along with the inevitable apology, comes the kicker: I'm not racist. The latest...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis has agreed to pay $150,000 to the mother of a biracial teenager who was beaten by police in 2010, sparking racial tensions and a federal lawsuit. City attorney Samantha Karn told The Indianapolis Star (http://indy....
Tags: FBI, Police Arrests
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University President Mitch Daniels says it's time for the entire school community to work together to fight bigotry on the West Lafayette campus. Daniels addressed students, faculty, staff and others who...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University police were investigating a possible hate crime Tuesday stemming from a protest march over racial tension the day before. A placard left as part of a display at a building housing university...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Mott Community College professor and a black secretary say there's a culture of racism that's become prevalent at the Flint school. The Flint Journal reports (http://bit.ly/15ONiUO ) Beverly Bliesath, a business management...
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Authorities are investigating complaints that some students attending a West Michigan high school used racial slurs and donned apparel similar to that worn by members of the Ku Klux Klan. Grand Haven Schools...
DETROIT (AP) — It's been called one of medicine's "open secrets" — allowing patients to refuse treatment by a doctor or nurse of another race. In the latest example, a white man with a swastika tattoo insisted that black nurses not be...
NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Officials at a predominantly white middle school in southern Indiana plan to apologize for costumes students wore to a basketball game that sparked allegations of racism. Three New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School...
Tags: Students, Teaching and Learning, Barack Obama, NAACP
SOUTH BEND – It will likely be the end of the year before a federal judge makes a ruling on the legality of recorded phone calls that prompted a wiretapping investigation and subsequent lawsuits at South Bend's police department. Tuesday,...
SOUTH BEND – It will likely be the end of the year before a federal judge makes a ruling on the legality of recorded phone calls at South Bend's Police Department. On Tuesday, attorneys representing South Bend, the City Council and four police...
Are Native American mascots offensive in a manner similar to blackface or the depiction of other cultures as brutal "savages" in old movies? Are they just harmless fun? Does the answer vary depending on how the mascot is portrayed? Four school districts...
SOUTH BEND – There’s a new development in a lawsuit related to the controversial tapes recorded at the South Bend Police Department that led to the demotion of the Police Chief and firing of a police department employee. According to court...
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