Feature Stories: Articles on Racial Profiling, Immigration Today

Current news, events, research, and reporting, covering the full range of racial issues, racism, discrimination, race relations in the contemporary society.
September 19th, 2013
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Sen. Rand Paul
Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday implored Senate colleagues to support a sweeping overhaul of federal sentencing guidelines, saying they disproportionately affect minorities and are reminiscent of Jim Crow laws. "There is no justice here," said the libertarian and potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate. "It is wrong and it needs to change." Paul recounted from memory to a hearing of the Senate...
September 18th, 2013
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Greek organizations and racial discrimination
Several hundred people marched Wednesday at the University of Alabama to oppose racial segregation among the school's Greek-letter social organizations. The marchers headed from the university library to the administration building, where the president's office is located. The group was gathered on the steps of the administration building, standing behind a large banner that said "Last stand in...
September 17th, 2013
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Greek Life Ad
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Charges of racism in sororities at the University of Alabama is being address by expanding the recruitment process. The University of Alabama is ordering changes in its sorority system amid charges of racism in the Greek-letter organizations. A spokeswoman says President Judy Bonner is requiring the groups to begin using a recruitment process where new members can be added...
September 17th, 2013
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Naomi Campbell
More people are calling for racial and ethnic diversity in the models that show off the latest styles. In response to this, a new campaign called Balance Diversity is looking to bring more black models to fashion runways all over the world. Supermodel Iman watched the runways like a hawk this Fashion Week – but she wasn't looking at the clothes. Iman joined with Naomi Campbell and veteran...
September 13th, 2013
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five mayors discussing racism
Mayors of major American cities have come together to develop and implement a plan that is designed to end racism and discrimination. A national group of mayors, meeting in the church where a Ku Klux Klan bomb killed four black girls 50 years ago, on Thursday proposed a 10-point plan to end racism and discrimination in America. The blueprint by the U.S. Conference of Mayors includes speaking out...

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