Nation May 02

Black men arrested at Starbucks settle for $200K program

Two black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything have settled with the city for a symbolic $1 each and a promise from officials to set up a $200,000 program for young entrepreneurs.

Nation Mar 23

Police barricade the area surrounding the home of suspected Austin bomber Mark Anthony Conditt March 21, 2018 in Pflugerville, Texas. Conditt blew himself up near a hotel on Interstate 35 in the early morning hours of March 21 after police SWAT teams closed in on him. Photo by Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images
Sympathy for white Austin bomber stirs debate about race

For many observers and activists, public comments about Mark Anthony Conditt were just the latest example in which a white suspect seemed to receive an injection of humanity that is less often extended to blacks, Muslims and others.

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