Five more students have been suspended in connection with racist Twitter rants at a high school basketball game in Westchester County, and allegations were mounting Friday that players used racial slurs too.
Emphasizing respect never hurt the quality of any sport. The players will be fine. Their dictionaries have plenty of other words to choose from.
Three teenage boys and a 12-year-old girl were arrested in connection with an attack in Brooklyn last week, in which a published report said racial slurs were hurled by the alleged assailants.
Deen didn’t mince words, saying she is not a racist in her first public appearance since whipping the nation into a frenzy over controversial statements she made about African-Americans.
A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the case.
The celebrity cook and television personality was in New York on Friday, where she recorded an apology that later appeared on YouTube in connection with her admitted past use of racial slurs.
A retired FDNY dispatcher was in the headlines Sunday over a blog that reportedly included numerous racial slurs and rants.
Fordham University is trying to get to the bottom of a series of alleged hate crimes. The most recent incident involved a racial slur discovered by a janitor in a bathroom in Goupil Hall on the Bronx campus.