Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren is shown here attending a 2010 Capitol Hill hearing on the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
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May 16, 2012 U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren's claims of Native American heritage seem uneasy to swallow. But why? What does it take to be considered an ethnic minority, and what does the controversy say about the way we judge ethnic backgrounds?
The makeshift memorial for slain teenager Trayvon Martin continues to grow daily outside of the Retreat at Twin Lakes community in Sanford, Florida.
March 20, 2012 It would likely change the narrative, but one researcher says bias against black men exists across races.
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March 20, 2012 Seventeen-year-old Martin, who was black, died Fed. 26 after being shot by a man who claims self defense. The boy's family and supporters say local police haven't done enough to investigate.
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January 4, 2012 A legendary sports commentator missed contexts on violent hazing by historically black marching bands and on end zone preening by mostly black professional football players. But criticizing another racial culture is OK. It all depends on how, and where you think we are as a nation in racial relations.
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September 26, 2011 The young Republicans are protesting affirmative action legislation by charging whites more than others. Others on campus say they're being offensive.
July 13, 2010 Former Justice Department lawyer J. Christian Adams says the department has shied away from cases where the victims are white. Fair point? Or a political play?
February 20, 2009 Should the 'The New York Post' be cut some slack for even acknowledging there is an outcry (which they really are not obligated to do)?
October 9, 2008 Our international briefing zooms in on the impact of the U.S. economic crisis on Latin America, and then we shift to the stories shaping Africa.
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