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Lapchick focuses on racism impact in his social-justice work

Nov. 29, 2022 13:42 PM EST

ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — The founder of the institute that examines diversity in sports is taking to Twitter to highlight weekly examples of racism in sports and elsewhere. Richard Lapchick is the founder of The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES), which was launched...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 28, 2022 14:28 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 23 The Washington Post on regaining trust in the ethics of the U.S. Supreme Court Once again, the Supreme Court is finding its ethics under scrutiny. Last week, Justice Clarence Thomas...

South Korea in demographic crisis as many stop having babies

Nov. 23, 2022 21:37 PM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Yoo Young Yi’s grandmother gave birth to six children. Her mother birthed two. Yoo doesn’t want any. “My husband and I like babies so much … but there are things that we'd have to sacrifice if we raised kids,” said Yoo, a 30-year-old Seoul...

Infantino scolds World Cup critics in extraordinary diatribe

Nov. 19, 2022 09:04 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Gianni Infantino said he feels gay. That he feels like a woman. That he feels like a migrant worker. He lectured Europeans for criticizing Qatar’s human rights record and defended the host country’s last-minute decision to ban beer from World Cup stadiums. ...

Black residents allege discrimination at film studio town

Nov. 17, 2022 20:29 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A group of Black residents have filed a lawsuit claiming racial discrimination in a housing development associated with the Georgia film studio used to shoot well-known movies and television shows. The Town at Trilith sits across the street from Trilith Studios,...

Judge blocks DeSantis law on barring 'woke' education

Nov. 17, 2022 16:46 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge in Florida on Thursday blocked a law pushed by Gov. Ron DeSantis that restricts certain race-based conversations and analysis in colleges. Tallahassee U.S. District Judge Mark Walker issued a temporary injunction against the so-called...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 16, 2022 15:12 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 13 The Washington Post on the Catholic Church scandal: On his plane back to Rome from a Middle East trip recently, Pope Francis acknowledged that the Vatican faces pushback in its...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Nov. 16, 2022 15:01 PM EST

LNP/LancasterOnline. November 13, 2022. Editorial: Thankfully, democracy prevailed in Pennsylvania in last week’s midterm elections. Now we await what lies ahead. It was no surprise that mostly conservative Lancaster County voted for Doug Mastriano over Josh...

Woman charged with bias crime in alleged bus employee attack

Nov. 11, 2022 19:38 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A woman has been charged with bias crimes after allegedly spitting on and punching a TriMet transit employee in Portland, Oregon. According to the Multnomah County District Attorney, Nicole Hileman is accused of starting an argument Wednesday on a MAX light...

Police detective awarded $4M in sex discrimination lawsuit

Nov. 11, 2022 10:23 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A jury has awarded more than $4 million to a former Massachusetts police detective who said in a lawsuit that she was subjected to demeaning and sexist comments at work and rebuked for speaking up about dangerous conduct by other officers during the search for a Boston Marathon...