RACIAL TENSION

  • Young people of colour feel not being treated fairly: Obama December 2, 2014

    Washington: President Barack Obama has said young people of colour in the nation feel that they are not being treated fairly, conceding it a problem as he initiated steps to streamline the police system on the aftermath of the Ferguson shooting. "I think Ferguson laid bare a problem that is not...
  • Ferguson police officer who killed black teenager steps down November 30, 2014

    Ferguson: The white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in a St. Louis suburb has resigned, his lawyer said on Saturday, as activists set out on a 120-mile march to protest the killing and a grand jury's decision not to indict him. The resignation of Darren Wilson from...
  • UK: Sex grooming cases spark racial tensions July 1, 2012

    Rochdale: She was lonely in the way only an adolescent girl can be: No friends, no boyfriend, not much of a relationship with her parents. So she felt special when a man decades older paid attention to her, bought her trinkets, gave her free booze. Then he took her to a...