The Connecticut NAACP is demanding that a felony hate crime charge be filed against a white former University of Hartford freshman who allegedly contaminated her black roommate’s living space.
Updated Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017; 1:45 p.m.: Sayonara, Brianna! After widespread scrutiny and a big social media push, the University of Hartford is finally showing up and showing out, and Brianna Brochu—who is accused of rubbing used tampons and contaminating her black roommate’s living space—has been expelled and is…
A 32-year-old father who is trying to get back on his feet after a prison stint passed up on a long-awaited job interview in order to save the life of a stranger wounded in a car crash. But now his good deeds are coming back in double, with job offers and donations coming in on his behalf.
Trinity College placed a college professor on leave after his social media posts caused an uproar that shut down the bucolic Hartford, Conn., campus last week.
It’s the kind of thing you would think you’d see only in a movie. Shanta Jordan, however, became a real-life hero after she was seen on surveillance footage jumping in front of a speeding vehicle in an attempt to push a young boy out of harm’s way.
Former New England Patriots tight end and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez was remembered by his family, friends and former teammates at a private funeral service in his hometown of Bristol, Conn., Monday afternoon.
If a new bill authorizing the use of weaponized drones passes, Connecticut police officers would have the ability to use the flying machines to kill. What could possibly go wrong?
What is it with schoolchildren and chanting “Trump” nowadays at sports-team matches? I mean, aside from the obvious answer that they’re racist little punks. I’m really trying to understand here.
It’s been a month since someone spray-painted the word “nigger” on an interracial couple’s home in Stamford, Conn., over the Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, to be precise. However, the couple have refused to remove it, saying that authorities are not properly investigating the incident. And now the couple have…
When a committee in the town of Westport, Conn., announced an essay contest on the topic of white privilege, it did so in hopes that it would spark an important conversation in this wealthy coastal town of roughly 27,000 people, 85 percent of whom are white. Instead, the contest offended many of the residents.
Aubrey Zvovushe-Ramos, 9, had never run into any problems with her hairstyle during the six years she has played soccer. But last Saturday the referee told her that if she did not remove the beads from her braids, she wouldn't be allowed to play in the game with her Sapphires teammates in Monroe, Conn., ThinkProgress…