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CNN/Facebook Democratic debate winners and losers

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The field of Democratic presidential hopefuls faced off in their first debate, hosted by CNN and Facebook, on Tuesday night.<p>For more than two hours, the candidates tried to make their best impressions before a national audience discovering many of them for the first time.<p>Here's …

Government

Viola Davis and the 'white feminist' backlash

By most accounts, Viola Davis’ speech at the Emmys was an instant classic. She directly addressed the lack of diversity on television, saying, “The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity.”<p>But Davis’ words about race made one actress feel uncomfortable.<p>Sunday night, …

Question William Lynch... Does Black Lives Really Matter?

Recently the <i>New York Times</i>, The Opinion Pages Editorial published an article: The Truth of 'Black Lives Matter', stating that...<p>Former Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas crystallized this view when he said the other week that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., were he alive today, would be "appalled" …

Civil Rights

James Blake and the Myth of an Unarrestable Black Man

What does a non-white person have to do for the police to leave them alone? The ready answer is that you have to be more famous than former tennis …

Cancer

Oregon cop who accused chief of racism says he's gotten death threats

<b>CLATSKANIE, Ore.</b> -- An Oregon police officer who reported his chief for allegedly comparing African-Americans to monkeys says he has been harassed by …