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51 min ago | KSL-TV
The Saratoga Springs Police Department broke its silence Monday with a prepared statement from its chief regarding the controversial shooting death of Darrien Hunt. "The city of Saratoga Springs and the Saratoga Springs Police Department understand the desire on the part of the media, the family and the public for more information about what occurred," Chief Andy Burton said in his prepared statement .
3 hrs ago | Hot Air
Yesterday we brought up the story of actress Daniele Watts who was briefly handcuffed by police when she refused to show her ID during questioning. That generated a lot of discussion among our readers but there are updates which bring a little more clarity to the story.
8 hrs ago | The Other McCain
What has gone wrong in Rotherham, and what is wrong with its Pakistani community, are questions much asked in recent weeks: How could this small, run-down town in northern England have been the center of sexual abuse of children on such an epic and horrifying scale? According to the official report published in August, there were an estimated 1,400 victims. And they were, in the main, poor and vulnerable white girls, while the great majority of perpetrators were men, mainly young men, from the town's Pakistani community.
12 hrs ago | The Free Press
U.S. Census figures show that Maine is one of the least diverse states in the country estimating that 95.3 percent of Maine's population is white. According to Reza Jalali, coordinator at the office of multicultural student affairs, Portland is slowly becoming more diverse, but that there's still a lot of room for improvement in the city and at USM.
13 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts
The new ABC comedy “black-ish” partially came out of a conversation Anthony Anderson had with his son a couple of years ago. The actor-writer says that one day his then-12-year-old told him, “Dad, I don't feel black.” Taken aback, he let his son explain that his world was very different than the one in which Anderson grew up - “in the hood, in Compton.” “The existence that my son knows is nothing short of privilege, being in private school since the age of 4, and his surroundings in that environment is what he was referring to,” Anderson says.
13 hrs ago | CNN
Editor's note: Eric Liu is the founder of Citizen University and the author of several books, including "A Chinaman's Chance" and "The Gardens of Democracy." He was a White House speechwriter and policy adviser for President Bill Clinton.
15 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News
The founder and former chief executive of a charter school in Fremont has been awarded $545,000 in damages by jurors who found that she had been fired in retaliation for complaining that she had been discriminated against. An Alameda County Superior Court jury ruled that board members at Families of Alameda for Multi-Cultural/Multi-Lingual Education Charter School, or FAME, created a hostile work environment for Maram Alaiwat, retaliated against her and breached the covenant of good faith and fair dealing by preventing her from doing her job.
20 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today
Perhaps the most extraordinary aspect of the Scottish referendum is the fact that just two years ago very few people - including senior members of the Scottish National Party - believed that it would be a nail-bitingly close finish. The general assumption was that there would be a 60-40 split in support for remaining within the United Kingdom, followed by greater powers being offered to the Scottish Parliament to fend off the possibility of a series of increasingly divisive and probably downright nasty referendums.
20 hrs ago | The Independent
The Benefits Street star said that her daughter and son, who are both mixed race, were subjected to online trolling because of their ethnicity White Dee , the star of Benefits Street and Celebrity Big Brother, has moved away from the home made famous by the Channel 4 documentary series after her children suffered racial abuse online. The TV personality, whose real name is Deirdre Kelly, has a 16-year-old daughter and a seven-year-old son, both of whom are mixed race.
Oma grew up in a creative, multi-cultural family in Queanbeyan, an area which was home to a variety of migrant groups and known for "footy and fighting". He began writing poetry from a young age, but kept it as a private passion until he got into hip hop in his teens.
Americans like to believe that our exceptional story was cooked up in the proverbial melting pot. And it's true that we've broadly taken strength from our diversity.
Actress Daniele Watts was "handcuffed and detained" by Los Angeles police officers Thursday. She and her husband explained from their Facebook pages that the incident started because the cops thought the interracial couple was a prostitute and John.
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, saying the United States is at war with ISIS, today expressed confidence in the Iraqi army to take on the militant Islamic group even though it has failed to do so effectively in the past. "There is now a new multi-ethnic government in Baghdad.
A Malay who is "liberal" is no less a Muslim or a traitor to his race as the word is enshrined in the Rukunegara, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said today. The head of the Global Movement of Moderates pointed out that the word "liberal" is found in the preamble of the country's national principles that states: "Ensuring a liberal approach towards our rich and diverse cultural traditions".
The Petty family, from left, Kiki, 13, her mother, Kimberly, brother Jerome, 17, and father Phil, at their Beacon Hill home. Jerome says he knows some of his classmates fear the police, some because of experiences they've had, but he is considering a career in law enforcement.
'A message to the Allies of America': British aid worker forced to condemn UK government for backing U.S. foreign policy before beheading by Jihadi John who threatens to kill another Briton next Family's outrage at cops who violently arrested a father of two for 'appearing intoxicated while taking care of his kids'... but actually has a TERMINAL ILLNESS that makes him look that way 'Would they have done that to any white boy?': Mother hits out after her mixed-race son is shot dead by police 'with his arms by his sides' Radio bosses behind hoax call where DJs posed as Queen concerned over pregnant Kate Middleton's health donate $470,000 to family of nurse who took own life - but defend DJs responsible It's a miracle! Woman locates couple whose wedding photo she found in 9/11 rubble after 13 year search, and they are alive and well Is there a cop killer on the loose? Police question ... (more)
Broadway Global loves to support efforts of talented entertainers who create their own works. After all with only 40 Broadway theatres if we don't find up and coming new productions from artists who have made their entire living of performing, who should we support? Richard E. Waits shares an exclusive look into this ground breaking new play.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:36 pm
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