Race

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As expected, a South Carolina judge has thrown out the convictions of the Friendship Nine , civil rights activists who were jailed in 1961 after a sit-in protest at an all-white lunch counter in the town of Rock Hill. It took almost five and a half years for the nine African-American men, whose 'jail, no bail' strategy helped galvanize the...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Civil rights groups and anti-poverty advocates are raising serious concerns...
Jon Queally, staff writer
According to news reports, no federal civil rights charges will be filed in the...

Further

As the feds plan to investigate the Eric Garner travesty "to heal the breakdown in trust," let them check out #CrimingWhileWhite - whites tell of sins safely committed under the cloak of white privilege - and #AliveWhileBlack - blacks tell the flip dark side of the story. Black - "Cops pulled me over (for) going 45 in a fast lane - speed limit was 50" to white - "My buddies wanted more oil $, so I pretended there were WMDs in Iraq & oversaw the murder of 150,000 ppl" - we are two nations.