A federal jury here on Monday, June 28, found former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge guilty on all three counts of obstruction of justice and perjury for lying about torture in a civil lawsuit.
A GAO probe concluded this week it has found no evidence that ACORN or related organizations, mishandled the $40 million it received from the federal government.
Arizona Republicans say they plan to introduce new legislation this fall that, if passed, would block the children of undocumented immigrants from becoming citizens.
CHICAGO — While the circus trial of disgraced former Governor Rod Blagojevich has garnered the headlines, another more important trial is underway.
A local politician in Prescott, Ariz., who recently mocked an elementary mural featuring minority students was fired from his radio talk show and now faces a mounting recall campaign due to his remarks that critics say were racist.
Enforcement of employment, disability rights and other anti-discrimination laws have been stepped up.
News commentator John Stossel, formerly of ABC News and now working for Fox, has called for the repeal of the Civil Rights Act barring business from discrimination.
Speaking about the Tea Party movement today at the CPUSA's 29th National Convention here, Jarvis Tyner, the party's vice chairman declared, "If you can't smell the stench of fascism, you may need some aroma therapy."
The courses and curriculum banned by Republican Gov. Jan Brewer were originally created to help settle a race discrimination lawsuit in the 1970s.
Arizona has taken another step backwards, critics say, after Republican Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law a new bill May 11 that aims to ban ethnic studies in the state's schools.