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President Donald Trump gestures as he walks offstage after speaking at a campaign rally, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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AP News
February 26, 2020 - 3:19 pm
By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Flush with cash, President Donald Trump's campaign is stepping up its outreach to black Americans as it tries to claw away support from the traditionally Democratic voting bloc ahead of November's general election. Trump's campaign is announcing...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2015 photo, Willie Mays, right, looks on as President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson during a ceremony at the White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
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WRVA News
February 24, 2020 - 11:14 am
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who calculated rocket trajectories and earth orbits for NASA’s early space missions and was later portrayed in the 2016 hit film “Hidden Figures,” about pioneering black female aerospace workers, has died. She was 101. NASA...
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Jeff Katz
November 18, 2019 - 5:25 pm
The University and College Union has declared that anyone can "identify" as "black, disabled LGBT+ or women." Yes, this really happened. READ MORE .
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Jeff Katz
November 01, 2019 - 2:41 pm
The former regional manager of a Philadelphia Starbucks where two two black men were arrested for sitting in the store is suing the company for discriminating against white people, CBS3 Philadelphia reports. Shannon Phillips claims she was fired by the Starbucks less than a month after the incident...
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Jeff Katz
September 30, 2019 - 10:50 am
A black female student claims that she was pinned down and had her dreadlocks cut off by three white male classmates at a private Christian school in Virginia, The Daily Mail reports. Amari Allen, 12, said that three white male students attacked her during recess at Immanuel Christian School in...
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Jeff Katz
September 16, 2019 - 1:55 pm
An upcoming event at Williams College that is designed to present "new" voices in the field of science and technology is only allowing scholars of color to participate, according to The College Fix. The event, "New Voices in Science and Technology Studies: A C3 Symposium," will take place in...
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July 30, 2019 - 12:47 pm
By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A mass departure of top aides has shaken House Democrats' campaign arm after Hispanic and black members of Congress complained that the staff lacked diversity. Illinois Rep. Cheri Bustos is chairwoman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee...
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July 05, 2019 - 11:48 am
By ERRIN HAINES WHACK AP National Writer Democratic 2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren says that if elected president she would sign executive orders aimed at addressing the wage and employment leadership gap for women of color, punishing companies and contractors with historically poor records on...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
January 02, 2019 - 12:31 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An outspoken conservative Virginia state senator in a competitive district is announcing his plans to retire. Republican Sen. Dick Black said Wednesday he would not seek re-election for his northern Virginia seat. Black's decision to retire could make it harder for Republicans...
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August 29, 2018 - 1:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The white Chicago police officer charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald says he was doing what he was trained to do and that the case against him shows prosecutors are bowing to political pressure. In his first interview since he was...
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