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  • Ferguson brings new attention to Cardin bill on profiling

    Ferguson brings new attention to Cardin bill on profiling
    Sen. Ben Cardin said Tuesday that his legislation to prohibit law enforcement agencies from racial profiling had received renewed national attention after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., last month.
  • Guest column: Courageous conversations can close gaps

     Guest column: Courageous conversations can close gaps
    As she addressed the County Council in one of her final public statements as interim superintendent of schools last May, Mamie Perkins spoke clearly of the course she believed must be followed for our school system to continue to move forward. "I want...

    Officers' body cameras to pose tough issues for Chicago police

    Officers' body cameras to pose tough issues for Chicago police
    The Chicago Police Department is preparing to try out body cameras on some of its officers, joining a growing national trend that is raising hopes of increased police professionalism but also a raft of difficult questions about how the cameras should be...

    Voters mostly approve of police, but views split along racial lines

    A solid majority of California voters believes local police have a tough job and do it well, but nearly a third say law enforcement targets minorities unfairly, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll. The survey found attitudes toward...

    Bethlehem NAACP airs charter school concerns

    Bethlehem NAACP airs charter school concerns
    The president of Bethlehem's NAACP believes Pennsylvania needs to reconsider its framework for charter schools before it becomes a system of separate and unequal schools. At a forum hosted by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People...