This story comes to us from Broward County, Fla. Teah Wimberly, 16, is charged with murdering Amanda Collette — a friend and classmate at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale. Both girls were 15 at the time of the shooting. Read More
Affluent New York City suburb Westchester County recently agreed to spend more than $50 million to build or acquire 750 affordable housing units in order to help desegregate some of its almost entirely white towns and villages. It only did so because it had been sued.
In February, a federal court determined that Westchester had taken virtually no action to fulfill its promise to use millions of dollars in federal Community Development Block Grant money to further fair housing. Read More
Former President Jimmy Carter has created a stir today by alleging that those protesting and opposing President Obama's health care bill -- by some measures, up to 55 percent of the country -- are doing so because they cannot accept the idea of a black man in the White House. As The New York Times put it: Read More