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WALTER WILLIAMS: Blacks must confront reality behind root of social ills

WALTER WILLIAMS: Blacks must confront reality behind root of social ills

Though racial discrimination exists, it is nowhere near the barrier it once was. The relevant question is: How much of what we see today can be explained by racial discrimination? This is an important question because if we conclude that racial discrimination is the major cause of black prob…

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
Gary could be next Ferguson if racial injustice isn't addressed, speakers say

Gary could be next Ferguson if racial injustice isn't addressed, speakers say

GARY | Americans must act to end racial injustice or the anger it breeds will continue to boil over in communities across the country.

August 21, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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WALTER WILLIAMS: Racial quotas in education abet fraud

WALTER WILLIAMS: Racial quotas in education abet fraud

Earlier this month, the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act was celebrated. During the act's legislative debate, then-Sen. Hubert Humphrey, responding to predictions, promised, "I'll eat my hat if this leads to racial quotas."

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
Supreme Court bars police claims of racist juries to win confessions

Supreme Court bars police claims of racist juries to win confessions

INDIANAPOLIS | Police officers attempting to obtain a confession absolutely cannot mislead a suspected criminal into believing that he or she will not receive a fair trial due to race, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

May 13, 2014 3:45 pm Related
'A Promise to Gary:' Magic Johnson speaks to city

'A Promise to Gary:' Magic Johnson speaks to city

GARY | It's only fitting that one of the NBA's all-time assist leaders came to  the city to provide another dish — this time to the Gary School Corp.

April 28, 2014 10:00 pm Video Photos

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Anyone talking about past is living in past

Is anyone else as sick and tired as I am of listening to black and white liberals talk about how bad black people were treated by this country in the past? Note the key word here, past.

March 31, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Denounce racism, apologize to Becerra

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said last week the city will save "millions of dollars" because he agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by ousted Hammond Housing Authority Director Maria Becerra.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am
Supreme Court considers whether jury-bias claim led to murder confession

Supreme Court considers whether jury-bias claim led to murder confession

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday to determine whether a Gary man voluntarily confessed to murder or was improperly influenced by a Gary police detective who told him a black man can't get a fair trial in Crown Point.

February 06, 2014 6:30 pm Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: Stop pushing regionalization, E-911 consolidation efforts

GUEST COMMENTARY: Stop pushing regionalization, E-911 consolidation efforts

Times executive editor Bill Nangle, chief propagandist for the One Region organization, can't even make it through half his column in support of the E-911 fiasco without pulling the race card.

October 31, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Supreme Court to decide if jury-bias claim led to murder confession

Supreme Court to decide if jury-bias claim led to murder confession

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether a Gary man voluntarily confessed to murder, or was improperly influenced by a Gary police detective who told him a black man couldn't get a fair trial in Crown Point.

September 16, 2013 2:59 pm Related
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August 29, 2013 12:00 am
More steps remain 50 years after March on Washington

More steps remain 50 years after March on Washington

INDIANAPOLIS | Thousands of Americans will converge on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., starting Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, including a host of local residents and leaders.

August 23, 2013 7:09 pm Related
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July 26, 2013 12:00 am
Appeals court upholds attempted murder conviction of Lake Station man

Appeals court upholds attempted murder conviction of Lake Station man

INDIANAPOLIS | Asking a police officer during an interrogation, "Am I going to need an attorney?" is not the same as asking for an attorney, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.

July 25, 2013 12:00 pm Related

Obama should focus on uniting, not dividing, us

I was disheartened to hear President Barack Obama's words regarding the Travon Martin/George Zimmerman issue. He seemed to focus heavily on the issue of racism, which he thinks is rampant in our country.

July 24, 2013 12:00 am
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July 21, 2013 12:00 am
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May 29, 2013 12:00 am
Pence orders cuts in Calumet Township spending

Pence orders cuts in Calumet Township spending

INDIANAPOLIS | Griffith leaders were ecstatic Friday after Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed into law mandatory reductions in Calumet Township spending and a path for Griffith to exit the township if its excessive spending continues.

May 10, 2013 5:02 pm Related

The descendants of bigoted Caucasians might surprise them

Recently, I overheard a conversation concerning newly appointed Pope Francis. We all know about the debate concerning the terms Latino or Hispanic.

March 24, 2013 12:00 am

Former neo-Nazi speaks at Valpo forum

VALPARAISO | His time serving in the U.S. military didn't make him a racist, T.J. Leyden said, but it made him "a better racist."

March 03, 2013 6:13 pm
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