New Jersey Bans Death Penalty; Cop Racially Profiled by Own

By The News Dec 17, 2007

Chicago Cop Victim of Racial Profiling By Own A Black Chicago cop says he was pulled over and placed in handcuffs by fellow officers because of his race. Adamantly claiming no wrongdoing, the off-duty cop says he was roughed up and harassed even after showing his badge. Fox News. New Jersey Abolishes Death Penalty Saving eight men on death row from lethal injection, Gov. Corzine signed into law a bill that replaces the death sentence with life in prison without parole. New York Times. There’s Room for Muslims in Comedy Despite stereotypes about Muslims, many comedians have pushed past the stigma of September 11 to find humor in Muslim traditions. Going the road of several other comics of color breaking into mainstream, they are leaving jokes about race to more palatable material. Washington Post. Foreclosures WoRinku Sen for Families of Color In Chicago, thousands who have subprime mortgages face foreclosure. "Fifty-three percent of all loans that went to Blacks were subprime." CBS 2 Chicago.