America's police officers are better trained, better educated and more diverse than their predecessors. But they've never felt more despised. Newsweek's Max Kutner talks with police and community members in Newark and across the country to reveal the complex demands on police today.
Controversial sheriff deliberately violated court's order to stop profiling and detaining Latinos, judge rules in strong rebuke.
The measure is aimed at curbing racial profiling.
Even when black Americans graduate high school, work full time, marry and have children later, their economic prospects are worse than whites.
Activists are delivering a three-piece "Justice Package" to legislators in Washington.