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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
YOUNG VOICES: Why we still need Black History Month (and more)

YOUNG VOICES: Why we still need Black History Month (and more)

It’s that time of year again. Black History Month -- when schools across America adorn their hallways with African-American icons and Civil Rights champions. When classrooms discuss Martin Luther King’s powerful “I Have a Dream” speech and appreciate the courage of Rosa Parks and others.

February 25, 2013 12:00 am
Latinos pray for end to racism in Hammond

Latinos pray for end to racism in Hammond

Julie Contreras holds a shell with burning incense as she participates Friday in a prayer vigil outside the School City of Hammond administration building. The group prayed for an end to racism against Latinos in Hammond during the vigil from noon to 5 p.m.

May 18, 2012 6:54 pm
Latinos pray for end to racism in Hammond

Latinos pray for end to racism in Hammond

Julie Contreras, of the Indiana Latino Agenda, holds a shell with burning incense Friday during a prayer vigil outside the School City of Hammond administration building.

May 18, 2012 6:54 pm
Latinos pray for end to racism in Hammond

Latinos pray for end to racism in Hammond

Julie Contreras, left, of the Indiana Latino Agenda; Patricia Maciel, of Blue Island, Ill.; Daniela Asso Maciel, of Mexico City; and Daniel Munoz, of Zacatecas, Mexico, pray for an end to racism against Latinos in Hammond during a vigil Friday outside the School City of Hammond administratio…

May 18, 2012 6:54 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Let's talk about race without casting blame

YOUNG VOICES: Let's talk about race without casting blame

It all started one boring Saturday when I was idly scrolling down my wall on Facebook, to see if there would be anything that was even the minutest story that could hold my attention even if for a minute.

April 09, 2012 11:16 am
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