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November 26, 2018 - 1:05 pm
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS , Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump is stumping in Mississippi on Monday for a Republican Senate appointee who wants voters to focus on her unwavering support for him, and not the racial questions that have made Tuesday's runoff election a much...
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July 20, 2018 - 4:43 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A northern Virginia man has been sentenced to nearly 3 years in prison for threatening to murder African Americans at historically black Howard University in 2015. U.S. District Judge Liam O'Grady sentenced 27-year-old John Edgar Rust of Alexandria to 33 months in federal...
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July 17, 2018 - 1:16 pm
JASPER, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor says four members of his city's police force have been suspended for making a hand gesture some say is a hate symbol. Jasper Mayor David O'Mary tells news outlets the four Jasper officers have been suspended and will lose a week's pay following the publication...
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June 21, 2018 - 12:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An organizer of last year's deadly white supremacist rally in Virginia has been granted initial approval to host another rally in August, this time in the heart of the nation's capital. The National Park Service says it has approved an application for a "Unite the Right"...
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May 30, 2018 - 2:47 pm
By DAVID BAUDER , AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Ambien said Wednesday that "racism is not a known side effect" after Roseanne Barr cited the insomnia drug in explaining the tweet that led ABC to cancel her show. Hours after ABC pulled the plug on "Roseanne" because of her offensive...
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May 30, 2018 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has broken his silence on the cancellation of "Roseanne." In a tweet, Trump noted that Robert Iger, who is chief executive of ABC's parent Walt Disney Co., called Valerie Jarrett to say the network wouldn't tolerate Roseanne Barr's racist tweet about the...
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May 29, 2018 - 6:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the cancellation of "Roseanne" (all times local): 5:20 p.m. The Laff comedy channel is removing all "Roseanne" episodes from its schedule following Roseanne Barr's racist tweet. The television network devoted to comedy around-the-clock says in a statement that it is "...
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May 09, 2018 - 5:12 pm
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - A white hotel clerk in Virginia has been fired after he was caught on video calling a black customer a monkey. The Washington Post reports the video shows the clerk at the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson in Newport News telling Irby Fogleman to "get off my property"...
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May 06, 2018 - 2:03 pm
JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — An interracial couple was walking near a Phoenix park when authorities say a shirtless neo-Nazi began angrily yelling a racial slur and harassing the black man in the couple over dating a white woman. Authorities say the men exchanged tense words...
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April 24, 2018 - 12:11 pm
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida high school student stirred a backlash when he held up a sign with a racially offensive message to invite his girlfriend to the prom. The Herald-Tribune reports the 18-year-old Riverview High School student's sign read: "If I was black, I'd be picking cotton, but I'm...
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