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Midday Roundup: Baltimore seethes as Freddie Gray is laid to rest

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Laid to (un)rest. Representatives from the White House and families of police brutality victims joined mourners today at the Baltimore funeral for Freddie…

Is Eric Harris’ shooting death about race or incompetence?

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | Last Tuesday, Robert Bates, a 73-year-old white man who is a reserve deputy sheriff, turned himself in to law enforcement authorities in Tulsa, Okla. He is…

A beautiful example of racial reconciliation

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | Millions of people have seen the video of white North Charleston, S.C., police officer Michael Slager shooting unarmed black man Walter Scott multiple times…

Investigators: S.C. police shooting was suspicious before video emerged

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | State investigators in South Carolina suspected foul play in the police shooting of Walter Scott even before they obtained a cellphone video of the…

Racism and redemption on university campuses

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | On Friday night University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides suspended a student for writing a racist slur on a campus whiteboard. The student had…

OU fraternity member seeks forgiveness for racist chant

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Race Issues | The former University of Oklahoma fraternity member caught on film leading a racist chant apologized publicly on Wednesday, saying he is deeply sorry for his…

Midday Roundup: ISIS claims responsibility for Tunisia museum attack

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | No mercy. Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the attack on a Tunisian museum Wednesday. The death toll has risen to 23, and the…

The ‘white privilege’ burden

The ‘white privilege’ burden

By La Shawn Barber
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Race Issues | If I hear or read about one more white person lamenting “white privilege,” especially a Christian, I might drive to a remote location, step out of the…

The power of forgiveness

By Cal Thomas
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Race Issues | Turn on the TV news and you expect to see people of different races and politics denouncing each other. That’s why what happened last week on The Kelly File ,

Midday Roundup: Police arrest man for shooting Ferguson officers

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Arrested. Authorities in St. Louis have arrested a suspect in connection with last week’s shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Mo. St. Louis County…

Racial insensitivity on campus

By Barnabas Piper
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Race Issues | You might think that leading evangelical schools like Wheaton College, my alma mater, would be beyond racial insensitivity. Sadly, no. On Feb. 28, at a…

Midday Roundup: ISIS, Boko Haram form terror pact

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Unity in terror. ISIS leaders have purportedly accepted a pledge of allegiance from Boko Haram, the militant Islamist group operating in northern Nigeria. In…

 
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