BOISE, Idaho -- Northern Idaho's reputation as a haven for white supremacists, deserved or not, likely won't be an impediment for a big doctors group booking a conference here in 2015.
Date: 05/04/2013 | Northwest
EVERETT -- Anyone who believes that concerns about race relations are often suppressed or ignored might be glad to know that some local groups are not shying away from discussing the topic.
Date: 04/29/2013 | Local News
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A white separatist who plotted to set up a whites-only nation in the Pacific Northwest lost an appeal Monday in which he sought a new trial for murdering an Arkansas family.
Date: 04/22/2013 | Northwest
WASHINGTON -- Adding his voice to his party's recent quest to broaden its minority appeal, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, a potential Republican presidential hopeful in 2016, told an audience at a historically black university on Wednesday that his party "has always been the party of civil rights and...
Date: 04/11/2013 | Nation & World
Book about killer Shawna Forde exposes racism's insidiousness
Date: 04/03/2013 | Local News
ATLANTA -- A man accused of slapping a toddler on an Atlanta-bound flight and using a racial slur has pleaded not guilty to assault in federal court.
Date: 03/21/2013 | Northwest
COOPERTOWN, Tenn. -- A police chief hired to rebuild a tiny department dismantled by scandal is using a lie-detector test to keep racists off his force.Coopertown Police Chief Shane Sullivan took over the department in November, becoming the 11th chief in as many years. He...
Date: 03/09/2013 | Nation & World
Let the healing begin.With those words, author and educator Joy DeGruy closed a challenging, thought- provoking talk at Gustavus Adlolphus College. Her
Date: 02/20/2013 | Local News
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — An Idaho man charged with slapping a toddler on a Minneapolis-to-Atlanta flight made an initial appearance in federal court Tuesday.Joe Rickey Hundley, 60, surrendered to federal agents and then stood before U.S.
Date: 02/19/2013 | Northwest
ATLANTA — A 60-year-old Idaho man has been charged with simple assault for allegedly slapping an infant aboard an Atlanta-bound flight.In an affidavit filed in U.S. District Court, FBI special agent Daron Cheney says Joe Rickey Hundley, of...
Date: 02/15/2013 | Northwest
WASHINGTON -- Scholars gathered for the African American Economic Summit at Howard University on Friday sketched an alarming picture of the financial ills afflicting the black community even as the nation recovers from the recession.
Date: 02/02/2013 | Nation & World
Angela Davis expands on Martin Luther King Jr.'s message
Date: 01/18/2013 | Local News
LOS ANGELES -- An African American police officer and his family said they fled their upscale Orange County, Calif., community after rocks were thrown through their windows, their tires were slashed and racial taunts were shouted by passing motorists. Last month, someone shot corrosive acid pellets...
Date: 11/22/2012 | Nation & World
SEATTLE -- Bruce Danielson, a little-known Seattle lawyer, didn't campaign a lick in his failed effort to unseat Washington Supreme Court Justice Steve Gonzalez. He raised no money, met with no newspaper editorial boards, attended no candidate forums.
Date: 08/10/2012 | Local News
PORTLAND -- Police say they're investigating a hate crime in North Portland, where somebody sprayed racist graffiti, death threats and swastikas on a historic lodge with black members.
Date: 08/09/2012 | Northwest
JACKSON, Miss. -- A Mississippi couple said the church where they planned to get married turned them away because they are black.
Date: 07/28/2012 | Nation & World
YAKIMA -- A Yakima County man accused of threatening his Mexican-American neighbors with a knife was charged Thursday with malicious harassment, a hate crime.
Date: 06/29/2012 | Northwest