Associated Press/Photo by Cliff Owen

Sinners and selective outrage

Race Issues
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 12/10/14, 01:34 pm

Whenever I read about all the rioting and pointless destruction and laughable “die-ins” at places like Toys R Us, I’m astonished. I find it incredible that the unfortunate deaths of two black men resisting arrest have become a cause célèbre.

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The racist conundrum

Race Issues
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 12/08/14, 03:56 pm

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Associated Press/Photo by Damian Dovarganes

Los Angeles then and now

Race Issues | As people take to the streets over the Ferguson decision, police and protesters recall the 1992 riots
by Sophia Lee
Posted 11/27/14, 09:05 am

LOS ANGELES—Angry chants of “No justice, no peace! No racist police!” and “Hands up! Don’t shoot!” clashed with police car horns Wednesday evening in downtown L.A., as hundreds of people gathered in front of the federal courthouse for the third day of protest against a grand jury’s decision not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager.

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