Latest Stolen Generations Stories

2008-07-10 09:00:04

By HOLLY WATT By Holly Watt The Washington Post WASHINGTON The country's largest medical association is set to issue a formal apology today for its historic antipathy toward African American doctors, expressing regret for a litany of transgressions, including barring black physicians from its ranks for decades and remaining silent during battles on landmark legislation to end racial discrimination.

2008-02-28 15:00:29

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Missi Callazzo, SILVER ARROW RECORDS: In my thirty years in the music business, I have never once written a letter to any publication to discuss or oppose a "review" of my artist's work.

2006-07-25 02:16:43

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Prime Minister John Howard has been demonized by Aborigines for a decade, but on Tuesday one of Australia's most influential black leaders said Howard could be the person that ends generations of black squalor.

2006-04-27 08:43:22

LONDON (Reuters) - Hollywood star Sharon Stone accepted an apology and "substantial" libel damages at London's High Court on Thursday over a newspaper story saying she left her 4-year-old son in a car while dining in a restaurant.

2005-12-08 11:03:59

By Stephen Brown STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Thousands of Swedes who say they were subjected to physical abuse and cruel treatment in state children's homes and foster care for decades from the 1950s won the promise of an official inquiry on Thursday.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.