Feature Stories: Articles on Racial Profiling, Immigration Today
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September 12th, 2013
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A Wisconsin civil rights committee heard testimony Thursday from experts and law enforcement officials about preventing hate crimes like the 2012 Sikh temple shooting. The Wisconsin State Advisory Committee, a state board that reports to the federal Commission on Civil Rights, will gather comments and testimony in Madison for a report to be presented to the White House and Congress sometime next...
September 10th, 2013
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House and Senate leaders will honor four girls killed in an Alabama church bombing almost 50 years ago -- a crime that became a watershed moment in the civil rigthts movement. The Congressional Gold Medal went to Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley, who were all 14, and Denise McNair, who was 11. The ceremony came five days before the 50th anniversary of their deaths inside the...
September 5th, 2013
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The Washington Redskins football team will be the target of a pre-game radio campaign by an American Indian tribe from upstate New York. On Thursday, the tribe said the add campaign will press the team to change it's eighty-year old nickname, which many consider racist and a historical anachronism. The Oneida Indian Nation said the first ad will run on radio stations in Washington before the...
September 5th, 2013
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Actress Eva Longoria, and chef Jose Andres are among a list of honorees receiving the Hispanic Heritage Award. The Hispanic Heritage Foundation is presenting the awards Thursday at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington. The award show will be broadcast Sept. 15 on MundoFox. Longoria will be honored with a community service award, while Andres is winning the program's design...
September 4th, 2013
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A Ku Klux Klan group based in Maryland will holding membership rallies at both Antietam and Gettysburg. The first rally will be held Saturday at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg, where thousands died in a Civil War clash that set the stage for the Emancipation Proclamation. The second rally will be held next month at Gettysburg National Military Park. Known as the Rosedale-based...