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  • WFPSO deputy quits amid investigation into racial slurs

    October 20, 2015 12:53 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - A West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's deputy accused of using racial slurs quit amid an investigation into the incident. Shane Lofton has only been with the department for less than a year. He was arrested last week on battery charges in Avoyelles Parish, after he allegedly threatened... more »
  • "A Slap in the Face"

    July 22, 2015 9:10 PM

    RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA- A man doesn't face jail time for using racial slurs and pouring beer on American Indian children, which activists call "a slap in the face." Trace O'Connell pleaded not guilty to disorderly conduct, which spurred protests and had critics saying the charge is too lenient.... more »
  • SU students sue apartments over racist attack check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 8, 2015 10:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two students from Southern University filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming the managers of an apartment complex near LSU attacked them and called them racial slurs after the students tried to lease an apartment there. Jasmine Edwards and Demonya Williams named Courtyard Orleans Apartments, apartment manager Kortney... more »
  • Racial slurs fly at city council meeting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 4, 2014 10:26 PM

    AMITE - Tuesday evening's council meeting in Amite included racial slurs and finger pointing by Councilman Jonathan Foster. In an audio clip recorded by our news partner in Tangipahoa Parish, ActionNews17.com , Councilman Foster uses a racial slur to describe his fellow black council members, Emanuel Zanders and Arthur... more »
  • Food Network won't renew Paula Deen's contract

    June 21, 2013 3:56 PM

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - The Food Network says it will not renew the contract of celebrity chef Paula Deen, days after it was revealed she admitted using racial slurs in the past. The network said in a news release Friday afternoon that it would not renew Deen's contract when it expires... more »
  • Small Va. college reports post-election unrest

    November 8, 2012 12:50 PM

    RICHMOND, Va. - Officials say about 40 students at a small all-men's college in Virginia shouted racial slurs, threw bottles and set off fireworks outside the Minority Student Union within hours after President Barack Obama's re-election. Hampden-Sydney College President Chris Howard said in an email to parents Thursday that the... more »

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