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New children’s novel ‘Crossing the Line’ explores 1919 Chicago race riots

With racial tensions mounting in the nation, author Bibi Belford decided to look to Chicago's past for her new children's novel.Belford's latest book, "Crossing...

The Charlottesville on TV isn’t the one Dave Matthews Band knows

The Charlottesville you're seeing on TV isn't the one where the highly diverse Dave Matthews Band formed. Violinist Boyd Tinsley, who joined up with...

Q & A: Sam Dastyari says US race riots could happen...

LABOR Senator Sam Dastyari has likened the deadly US protests in Charlottesville to Australia's own Cronulla riots and said we shouldn't "kid ourselves" a...

Trump loses any claim to moral leadership with equivalence on far...

Washington: It should not have taken the death and injury of innocents to move our nation toward moral clarity.It should not have taken President...

Charlottesville car attack victim Heather Heyer did not die in vain

Even as a child Charlottesville protest victim Heather Heyer had a strong sense of social justice with her mother saying her death was...

Donald Trump under fire over weak response to white nationalists at...

Donald Trump condemned hatred, bigotry and violence "on many sides" after clashes at a white nationalists' rally in Virginia capped off by incidents that...

Witnesses speak out after nationalist protest leads to deadly violence in...

Charlottesville: The American city of Charlottesville was engulfed by violence as white nationalists and counterprotesters clashed in one of the bloodiest fights to date...

Still Living With the ‘Riot Effect,’ 50 Years Later

Fifty years ago Wednesday a black taxi driver in Newark, N.J., named John Smith was stopped shortly after dusk by two white police officers...

Bell that warned of approaching white mobs amid East St. Louis...

EAST ST. LOUIS * Truelight Baptist Church has a newly paved and striped parking lot. A few weeks ago, workers installed a security system.But...

100 years later, East St. Louis stops to remember the riots...

EAST ST. LOUIS * Those who live here have heard the same descriptions of their city over and again. Dangerous. Beleaguered. Forgotten.Investors consistently bypass...