Two years ago, Charles Ramsey, Philadelphia's police commissioner, called for a federal review of the city's police practices. Ramsey called for a similar federal inquiry during his tenure as Washington, D.C.'s police chief.
Lacey Schwartz grew up believing she was the daughter of white, Jewish parents. It wasn't until a university labeled her as black that she decided to explore the doubts she's always had about her race.
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The California Supreme Court righted what it called a "grievous wrong" by posthumously granting a law license to Hong Yen Chang, a Chinese immigrant whose application was denied because of his race 125 years ago.
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