| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:20 AM
A recent study on religious affiliation and hiring discrimination in the American South, published in the journal Social Currents and reported by the Washington Post, showed that while Southern employers are likely to prefer applicants who make no overt...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Community members of a rural North Florida city are finding plastic bags filled with candy and Ku Klux Klan propaganda in their front yards, First Coast News reports.
Residents of the city -- located about 30 miles north of Gainesville in rural Union...
| Apr 9, 2014
The Nazi and Ku Klux Klan fliers distributed in a shopping center parking lot two weeks ago weren't the first to appear in Orland Park. There have been eight reports of KKK and Nazi paraphernalia being seen or distributed in Orland Park since January...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:06 PM
After previously announcing "Les Miserables" would be the headliner of its upcoming season, Orlando Shakespeare Theater has announced the rest of the shows planned for 2014-15. Among them: The classic "To Kill a Mockingbird" and two Shakespeare offerings,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Fliers promoting the American Nazi Party and Ku Klux Klan were posted on cars in a La Grange Road shopping center parking lot around noon Monday, Orland Park police said.
A woman shopping at Michaels at 15102 S. La Grange Rd. brought a flier she'd found...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Poet, memoirist and performer Maya Angelou has died at age 86, Wake Forest University announced Wednesday. The multi-talented artist was also a celebrated civil rights advocate and pioneer.
As a poet, Angelou was best known for reading at President...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Yaser Birjas urged members of the Prayer Center of Orland Park to avoid anger or resentment after a bullet struck the mosque's golden dome last week.
Instead, the mosque's former imam urged worshipers to use the shooting – intentional or not...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:26 AM
Hammering Hank Aaron is still blasting away.
Aaron, who celebrated the 40th anniversary of breaking Babe Ruth's all-time home run record Tuesday night, delved into a more contentious topic of conversation than who is the legitimate home run king in the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:04 AM
A Florida man is causing controversy in his Palm Beach County neighborhood by flying a Ku Klux Klan flag in front of his home and displaying a noose and a "members wanted" sign, according to WPTV.
The man, whose business card lists him as a recruiter...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Let them fly their KKK flags in Palm Beach County.
I’m glad they’re doing it.
Make no mistake: It’s a horrible act. The flag instantly conjures hate, violence and a dark American past. When you hold a Klu Klux Klan flag high, you are...
| May 10, 2014
Iman Trek, a well-known figure in the Lehigh Valley's hiphop music scene, was upset over reports of racially motivated misconduct at Lehigh University.
"This crap … has been going on for 20 years," he said, calling a recent incident a "hate...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:18 PM
There was a startling news item this week from Fairview Township, northern York County, where a gallant "neighborhood watch" has come to the rescue of the residents of Ridge Road.
I was startled because I once lived near Ridge Road in that township. I...