Latest from Diana Reese

Jury recommends death penalty for white supremacist Frazier Glenn Miller

After a wild trial in which Frazier Glenn Miller acted as his own attorney, a jury took less than two hours to choose death.
  • Sep 8, 2015

Jury convicts avowed white supremacist in fatal shootings near Kansas City JCC

F. Glenn Miller Jr., who had represented himself during a strange trial, now faces a possible death sentence.
  • Aug 31, 2015

The strange trial of the avowed anti-Semite and white supremacist charged in the Kansas City JCC killings

The man accused of killing three people near a Jewish Community Center in Kansas last year is defending himself, which has meant interruptions and inappropriate comments.
  • Aug 27, 2015

Grandma Gatewood survived domestic violence to walk the Appalachian Trail alone at 67

In 1955, Emma Gatewood, 67 years old and the survivor of an abusive marriage, set off on a walk -- and became the first woman to hike the Appalachian Trail by herself.
  • Jan 5, 2015

Blanche White, maid turned sleuth in ’90s murder mystery series, is back

Barbara Neely's ground-breaking mystery series featuring an African-American housekeeper named Blanche White is back in e-books.
  • Jan 3, 2015

Woman rides in Rose Bowl parade almost 60 years after being snubbed because of her race

Joan Williams lost the opportunity in 1958 to ride on a float in Pasadena's Rose Parade when the city learned the light-skinned woman was African-American. Thursday that wrong will be righted.
  • Jan 1, 2015

SVU’s Mariska Hargitay says no more to rape and domestic violence

"Det. Olivia Benson" turns her energy in real life to helping the victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Dec 19, 2014

Kansas City’s Secret Santa deputizes cops to spread cash and joy

Cops in Kansas City, Mo., hand out $100 bills instead of tickets, spreading the joy of the season with the help of a local Secret Santa.
  • Dec 15, 2014

Rolling Stone fiasco hurts rape victims and journalists

The only way to make change is to tell the truth that we can prove, not just a truth that we believe in our gut.
  • Dec 5, 2014

Nothing classy about Elizabeth Lauten’s criticism of the Obama girls

If Lauten were a mom, particularly of teen girls, she'd have a lot more empathy and probably agree that kids in the White House should be off-limits.
  • Nov 30, 2014