Race and ethnicity

August 05, 2018 - 12:43 pm
Amazon says it has removed items with Nazi or white supremacist symbols from its website after criticism from advocacy groups. An executive for the Seattle-based online retail giant says the company has blocked the accounts of some retailers and might suspend them. Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 5, 1995 file photo, Croatian soldiers celebrate their victory after retaking the town of Dubica, on the northern Bosnian border. Croatia on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 celebrated a victorious 1995 military offensive in which it retook lands held by rebel Serbs, while Serbia's president compared the operation to the policies of Nazi Germany. (AP Photo/Robert Belosevic, File)
August 05, 2018 - 11:05 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia on Sunday celebrated a 1995 military offensive in which its troops retook territory held by rebel Serbs, while Serbia's president compared the attack known as Operation Storm to the policies of Nazi Germany. Top officials attended a ceremony in the former rebel...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, April 23, 2018, Britain's opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, after a Memorial Service to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence at St Martin-in-the-Fields church in London. The president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, Marie van der Zyl Tweeted Thursday Aug. 2, 2018, that Corbyn must make an "abject apology" to British Jews for allowing anti-Semitism to fester in the left-of-center party. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
August 05, 2018 - 9:32 am
LONDON (AP) — British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn vowed Sunday to rebuild trust with the Jewish community as he tried to calm a storm over alleged anti-Semitism in the left-of-center opposition party. Claims of anti-Jewish prejudice within Labour have grown since Corbyn, 69, a longtime critic...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2012, photo Elie Wiesel is photographed in his office in New York. Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial says Elie Wiesel has died at 87. Romanian police on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 began an investigation after anti-Semitic graffiti appeared on the house of late Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel in northwest Romania. The probe was launched Saturday after comments were scrawled overnight on Wiesel’s small house, a protected historical monument_ in the town of Sighetu Marmatiei. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
August 04, 2018 - 10:23 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian police began an investigation Saturday after anti-Semitic graffiti appeared on the house of late Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel in northwest Romania. The probe was launched after comments in bright pink paint were scrawled overnight on Wiesel's small house— a...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks in a sit-down conversation styled event with Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La, at Dillard University in New Orleans, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
August 03, 2018 - 9:28 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Potential Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has a message about the U.S. criminal justice system. Speaking to a historically black college, she delivered what she called "the hard truth about our criminal justice system: It's racist ... front to back." The...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks in a sit-down conversation styled event with Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La, at Dillard University in New Orleans, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
August 03, 2018 - 6:54 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Speaking Friday at a historically black university, potential Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren delivered what she called "the hard truth about our criminal justice system: It's racist ... I mean front to back." The Massachusetts senator identified some of the...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., left, greets Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La, as she arrives to speak in a sit-down conversation styled event at Dillard University in New Orleans, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
August 03, 2018 - 4:09 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two possible contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have drawn enthusiastic cheers from a gathering of liberal activists in New Orleans. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren told the Netroots Nation meeting Friday that President Donald Trump has helped wealthy...
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August 02, 2018 - 3:56 pm
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts college president is apologizing after campus police were called to investigate a black student quietly eating her lunch in a common room. Smith College President Kathleen McCartney says in a letter Thursday the college is hiring a "third-party investigator...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Papa John's founder and CEO John Schnatter attends a meeting in Louisville, Ky. Schnatter says the pizza chain needs him back as its public face, and that it was a mistake for the company to scrub him from its marketing materials after he acknowledged using a racial slur last month. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
August 02, 2018 - 1:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of Papa John's says the pizza chain does well with him as its public face, and that it was a mistake for the company to scrub him from its marketing materials after he acknowledged using a racial slur. John Schnatter told The Associated Press that he believes he can...
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Dozens of activists gather outside the parliament in Rome to protest on Roma Holocaust Memorial Day, amid new concerns within the community about discrimination. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Simone Somekh)
August 02, 2018 - 9:45 am
ROME (AP) — Dozens of activists have gathered outside Italy's parliament on Roma Holocaust Memorial Day amid new concerns about discrimination against the minority community. Waving Roma flags and displaying signs reading "Stop xenophobia" and "No to pogroms," the activists gathered Thursday to...
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