Marcello Demeter stands on the balcony of his apartment in a Stockholm suburb. (AP Photo/David Mac Dougall) by Malin RisingAssociated Press WriterSTOCKHOLM (AP) — In his suburban Stockholm apartment, Marcello Demeter sits at the kitchen table with two of his daughters — and wonders how they got on the list that has sent Sweden into an uproar. About a week ago, the 42-year-old Swede found out that he and his wife, their three children and at least three of their grandchildren were on a secret police register purportedly created to help fight violent crime. The reason? They are Gypsies.
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JULIA JORDAN-ZACHERY, DIRECTOR OF BLACK STUDIES by Erika Niedowski PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A group of students and faculty at Providence College is asking the school to take steps to combat what it calls a pattern of racial profiling of minority students on campus and a hostile climate.