Posts Tagged Race and ethnicity

Actress detained by police refuses to apologize

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police is refusing to apologize for claiming race played a role in the incident, despite calls from local civil rights leaders.

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Actress detained by police refuses to apologize

Actress Daniele Watts and Brian Lucas speak during an interview with KABC-TV in Los Angeles, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The Los Angeles Police Department said Sunday that officers detained Watts and her companion last week after a complaint that two people were "involved in indecent exposure" in a silver Mercedes. Watts was detained until police determined no crime was committed. (AP Photo/KABC-TV)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police is refusing to apologize for claiming race played a role in the incident, despite calls from local civil rights leaders.

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Color lines are blurred in Fox comedy ‘black-ish’

This image released by ABC shows aurence Fishburne, left, and Tracee Ellis Ross in a scene from the comedy "Black-ish," premiering Sept. 24. (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Taylor)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Tracee Ellis Ross delivers perhaps the funniest line you’ll hear on a sitcom this fall.

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Review: ‘Voices’ draws attention to black poets

“Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century” (NewSouth Books), edited by Erika DeSimone and Fidel Louis

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