The first black president is almost powerless to offer anything constructive on the racial issues still plaguing our country.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Saturday and imposed a curfew in a St. Louis suburb where police and protesters have clashed after a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago.
After an unarmed black teenager was shot by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer, the city north of downtown St. Louis erupted into violent protests. Here's a look at the key elements of the shooting and the unrest that followed:
Today is Thursday, August 14, the 226th day of 2014. There are 139 days left in the year.
The pro-gun Milwaukee County sheriff won reelection Tuesday, despite Bloomberg's big spending.
Protesters who have for days lined a busy suburban St. Louis street not far from the place where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have walked from nearby apartments, driven from neighboring communities and flown in from states hundreds of miles away. Some are young parents carrying infants. Others, college students. Retirees. Professionals taking a break from their jobs.
Apple primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley's economic boom is largely excluding women, blacks and Hispanics.
Curlin, a two-time Horse of the Year who retired as North America's all-time leading money earner, led the class of inductees into the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame Friday.
High school graduates know it's not OK to plagiarize, says BuzzFeed's top editor.
How to describe our active indifference?
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