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Cleveland Reports on Another Horror

Cleveland Reports on Another Horror

Facebook chastened after streaming a killing; Obama indicated he understood the hatin’; ‘not an Emmy big enough’ for Oprah in docudrama; stories of how racial, environmental justice cross; 2013 destruction in Calif. presaged Standing Rock; reality check: Police still kill people of color; ‘weeks and weeks without . . . a single Latino expert’; Undefeated...
Out of Our Comfort Zones

Out of Our Comfort Zones

Broadcasters release guide to covering race; Atlanta Journal-Constitution begins race series; Ky. paper knocked for story on passenger’s past; why we’re seeing more of the Word ‘queer’; Native journalists say 'American Indian' Is OK; White House reporters pick comedian Minhaj; Murdochs await findings of O'Reilly investigation; investigation by students from 18 schools awarded; Syria's citizen...
Pulitzers for Reporting on the Defenseless

Pulitzers for Reporting on the Defenseless

3 African Americans win for arts and letters; new editor of British Vogue is male and black; 13 who died waiting for their day in court; racial difference in car insurance doesn’t add up; AP intern died tragically, but he’s inspiring others; arrested Jan. 20, they still don't have their phones; Fox hires outside firm...
Did Syrian Children’s Light Skin Motivate Trump?

Did Syrian Children’s Light Skin Motivate Trump?

'The white-oriented news media avoids race'; Trump supporters’ attacks take their toll: Journalists seek to foil the ‘contentious and ugly’; race influences policies on opioids, crack; how a series on Latinos won the top Pulitzer Prize (4/9/17)