A 22-year-old woman whose claims that she was abused in a trailer in rural West Virginia in 2007 helped send six people to prison now says she made up the story, her lawyer said Wednesday.
With all the unique challenges facing African-Americans, identifying just one problem as the most fundamental issue sounds like the beginning of a long, nuanced conversation.
Insurgents dressed as Iraqi police officers shot and killed a U.S. soldier and an interpreter Tuesday afternoon in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, Iraqi officials said Wednesday. Sharpton has lead a chorus of criticism and allegations that the cartoon published Feb
Good, but not enough, the Rev. Al Sharpton said in response to New York Post Chairman Rupert Murdoch’s apology for a controversial editorial cartoon published in the newspaper
A day after publishing a cartoon that drew fire from critics who said it evoked historically racist images, the New York Post apologized in a statement on its Web site — even as it defended its action and blasted some detractors. Many of those critical of the cartoon said it appeared to compare President Barack Obama to a chimpanzee in a commentary on his recently approved economic stimulus package. “Wednesday’s Page Six cartoon — caricaturing Monday’s police shooting of a chimpanzee in Connecticut — has created considerable controversy,” the paper said about the drawing, which shows two police officers standing over the body of a chimpanzee they just shot