Race and ethnicity

September 18, 2017 - 9:28 pm
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Rohingya Muslims are quite literally being wiped off the map in Myanmar. After attacks by Muslim militants last month, thousands of homes were burned in Rohingya enclaves of the predominantly Buddhist nation. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fled to neighboring Bangladesh...
Read More
Bangladeshi villagers help two elderly Rohingya women get down from a boat after crossing a canal at Shah Porir Deep, in Teknak, Bangladesh, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. Three boats carrying ethnic Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar have capsized in Bangladesh and 26 bodies of women and children have been recovered, officials said Thursday. Last week, a group of ethnic minority Rohingya insurgents attacked at least two dozen police posts in Myanmar's Rakhine state, triggering fighting with security forces that left more than 100 people dead and forced at least 18,000 Rohingya to flee into neighboring Bangladesh. (AP Photo/Suvra Kanti Das)
August 31, 2017 - 8:44 pm
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Three boats carrying ethnic Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized in Bangladesh and 26 bodies of women and children have been recovered, officials said Thursday. Bangladesh border guard commander Lt. Col. S.M. Ariful Islam said at least three boats carrying an...
Read More
August 31, 2017 - 10:07 am
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Officials say three boats carrying ethnic Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar have capsized in Bangladesh and 26 bodies have been recovered. Bangladesh border guard commander Lt. Col. S.M. Ariful Islam said Thursday that the bodies of 15 children and 11 women were...
Read More
August 31, 2017 - 4:27 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The mayor of a major South Carolina city is calling for an African-American monument and new plaques to be erected there. Local news outlets report Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg asked the city's Historic Commission on Wednesday to consider adding a number of revised...
Read More
Supporters of nationalist Buddhist monks display banners during a protest rally demanding to give wider powers to Myanmar military to crackdown on Muslim Rohingya militants in Yangon, Myanmar, Wednesday, Aug. 30,2017. At least 18,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled fresh violence in Myanmar and crossed into Bangladesh in less than a week, with hundreds stranded in no man's land at the countries' border, the International Organization for Migration said Wednesday. (AP Photo)
August 30, 2017 - 12:06 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Several hundred Buddhist nationalists, including monks, rallied in Myanmar's largest city on Wednesday to urge stronger action against insurgents from the Muslim Rohingya minority for attacks on police last week. The attacks in Rakhine state in western Myanmar have spiraled into...
Read More
This image provided by the Monroe County Ga., Sheriff's Office shows Alex Michael Ramos, who turned himself Monday evening,, Aug. 28, 2017, in Monroe County, Ga. Ramos has been charged in connection with the beating of a black man during violent clashes in Charlottesville the day of a white nationalist rally on Aug. 12, 2017. Ramos faces one count of malicious wounding in the attack on DeAndre Harris, which was captured in photos and video that went viral. (Monroe County Sheriff's office via AP)
August 29, 2017 - 4:55 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A man wanted in connection with the beating of a black man in Charlottesville on the day of a white nationalist rally turned himself in to authorities in Georgia and will be extradited to Virginia, officials said. Alex Michael Ramos, 33, surrendered Monday evening at the...
Read More
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for her annual press conference at the Federal Press Conference in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
August 29, 2017 - 5:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel during her annual summer press conference (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Chancellor Angela Merkel is condemning as "racist" a remark by a leader of a German nationalist party that her government's integration commissioner could...
Read More
August 28, 2017 - 12:01 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The founder of the internet's oldest white supremacist site said he was trying to get back online Monday after a company revoked its domain name following complaints that it promotes hatred and is linked to dozens of murders. Don Black, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who has...
Read More
Kendrick Lamar accepts the award for best hip hop video for "HUMBLE." at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
August 28, 2017 - 1:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar was the king of the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, winning six awards on a night full of emotional performances, political moments and a new, eye-popping Taylor Swift music video. Lamar's "Humble" won video of the year, best hip-hop video, direction, cinematography, art...
Read More
Kendrick Lamar accepts the award for best hip hop video for "HUMBLE." at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
August 28, 2017 - 12:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar was the king of the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, winning six awards on a night full of emotional performances, political moments and a new, eye-popping Taylor Swift music video. Lamar's "Humble" won video of the year, best hip-hop video, direction, cinematography, art...
Read More

Pages