December

Racial profiling at Yale protested

Workers at Yale are still waiting for an apology, five weeks after an African American library worker was the victim of racial profiling by a supervisor.

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Nobel winners: drop charges against San Francisco 8

SAN FRANCISCO — A statement issued last week by Nobel Peace Prize laureates including South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu has galvanized attention on a long-simmering case involving eight former Black Panther Party members charged with the 1971 murder of a San Francisco police sergeant. The men and their supporters contend the evidence cited against them was obtained under torture.

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L.A. unions set 2008 fight for good jobs

LOS ANGELES — Next year labor contracts covering some 350,000 union members in 30 union locals in Los Angeles County will expire, while tens of thousands more are organizing for first contracts.

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