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  • A Judge Just Ruled Against the Most Racist Name in Football The Washington football team's name is a dictionary-defined slur—and now the federal Patent and Trademark Office has been ordered to cancel its trademark registration.  By Dave Zirin   The Nation, July 8, 2015  ...
  • A man gestures as he casts his ballot at a polling station at the village of Anogeia in the island of Crete, Greece July 5, 2015. Photo:Reuters This content was originally published by teleSUR at the following address: http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/The-Greek-Referendum-in-Pictures-...
  • It's Critics of 'Selma' Who Are Distorting Civil Rights History by Jim Naureckas FAIR, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Even before it was released on Christmas Day, Selma was under attack. [Critics]... charged that the fictional film's depiction of the epic voting-...
  • REV. PINKNEY GETS 2.5-10 YRS. AS COPS WILSON, PANTALEO WALK ON MIKE BROWN, ERIC GARNER MURDERS By Diane Bukowski December 16, 2014 Pinkney earlier convicted by all-white jury of five felony counts of “forgery under the Michigan election law” Judge Schrock cites election honesty,...
  •   The Watts Towers http://www.truthdig.com/arts_culture/item/the_watts_towers_20141114/ TRUTHDIG.COM Posted on Nov 14, 2014 By Paul Von Blum The Watts Towers in Watts, Los Angeles. Photo by IsabelleAcatauassu (CC BY 2.0)   To see long excerpts from “...
  • Daily kos - TUE OCT 07, 2014 AT 10:30 AM PDT St. Louis Cardinals fans chant for Darren Wilson, tell protestors to get jobs and go to Africa Throughout Game 4 of the Cardinals vs. Dodgers playoff game, ticketed St. Louis Cardinals fans were publicly racist and unashamed of it. To say they were...
  • "Black Lives Matter": Ferguson flash mob interrupts St. Louis Symphony with Requiem for Michael Brown  By Steve Giegerich St Louis Post-Dispatch Michael Brown protesters interrupted the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra's concert on Saturday night, causing a brief delay in the...
  • Civility By Any Other Name Berkeley’s Faux Free Speech by VIJAY PRASHAD COUNTERPUNCH, September 8, 2014   It...amused me to read Chancellor Dirks’ email to the UC campus community. “Free speech and civility,” wrote the current Chancellor, “are two sides of a...
  • A conference on "Measuring the Diverging Components of Race In Multiracial America" was held June 26-27, 2014 at Rice University in Houston.  The conference was organized at the Program for the Study of Ethnicity, Race, and Culture (PSERC), based at Rice's Kinder Institute...
  • How municipalities in St. Louis County, Mo., profit from poverty By Radley Balko September 3   ...Some of the towns in St. Louis County can derive 40 percent or more of their annual revenue from the petty fines and fees collected by their municipal courts. A majority of these fines...