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Guidelines Drawn up by Judge Who Rejected ‘Marine A’ Appeal Mean Softer Sentences for Minority Criminals

New guidelines drawn up by the Sentencing Council instruct judges to take into account the “discrimination and negative experiences of authority” experienced by “black and minority ethnic children and young people” when handing down rulings, in “a complete reversal” of the principle that “the law is the same for everyone regardless of background, race or gender”.

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Rep. Trent Franks: Smears Against Gorka Are ‘Repugnant’

Arizona Congressman Trent Franks came out swinging in a Facebook post defending Sebastian Gorka against baseless smears of anti-Semitism. Gorka is the Deputy Assistant to President Trump, former Breitbart News editor, and author of the bestselling book Defeating Jihad.

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Sage Steele: ‘The Worst Racism That I Have Received Has Come from Black People’

A conference on race took place at The Crossing Church in Tampa Bay, Florida, last week. The forum, titled “Under Our Skin,” attracted sports figures such as Super Bowl champion Tony Dungy, former player Ben Watson, and current ESPN anchor Sage Steele. The forum’s purpose was to “discuss the intersection of race and faith in America today.” That topic certainly got plenty of coverage at the conference. What’s more notable, however, is how no one in the sports media covered what was actually said there.