A Human Rights Commission report says almost 40 percent of Muslim, Jewish and Sikh residents of the city surveyed had experienced some kind of harassment.
Immigrants, sons of immigrants and grandsons of immigrants bond together with scions of families that have been French for generations, all for the rouge, blanc et bleu. And for only the second time, France is the World Cup champion.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews Howard Bryant and discusses the sports journalist's new book, "The Heritage: Black Athletes, A Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism."
Pizza chain founder John Schnatter resigned this week amid reports that he used a racial slur during a conference call in May.
After receiving unspecified new information, the Justice Department has reopened the galvanizing 1955 case of the black teenager who was murdered in Mississippi.
The Democratic Party claims to support the interests and campaigns of black and brown, but if it doesn’t make good on that story, it’s no better than the opposition.
The Justice Department told Congress in a report in March that it has new information about the brutal murder of the black teenager in Mississippi that helped inspire the civil rights movement.
The president’s furious contemporary rants and rallies, along with the cages for immigrants, have certainly brought Nazism to mind, but it might be more illuminating to think of them as echoing an earlier moment in history.