Racial and ethnic discrimination

November 17, 2017 - 12:56 pm
BREVARD, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina teenager found guilty of ethnic intimidation and simple assault plans to appeal the decision. WLOS-TV in Asheville reports authorities in Transylvania County say the teen threatened to hang a classmate at Brevard High School, hit the teenager with a nylon strap...
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Demonstrators burn flares and wave Polish flags during the annual march to commemorate Poland's National Independence Day in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Thousands of nationalists marched in Warsaw on Poland’s Independence Day holiday, taking part in an event that was organized by far-right groups. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 13, 2017 - 5:25 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish president has sharply condemned expressions of xenophobia and racism at a weekend march by nationalists, saying there is no place in the country for anti-Semitism and "sick nationalism." It was the strongest and first unequivocal condemnation by a representative of...
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November 13, 2017 - 3:29 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A lawsuit brought by a female geography professor accuses UNC-Chapel Hill officials of gender discrimination and retaliation for raising concerns of sex and racial discrimination. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports 23-year faculty member Altha Cravey filed a...
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Demonstrators burn flares and wave Polish flags during the annual march to commemorate Poland's National Independence Day in Warsaw, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Thousands of nationalists marched in Warsaw on Poland's Independence Day holiday, taking part in an event that was organized by far-right groups. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 11, 2017 - 5:34 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Tens of thousands of nationalists marched in a demonstration organized by far-right groups in Warsaw Saturday, as Poles celebrated their country's Independence Day. The far-right march was one of many events marking Poland's rebirth as a nation in 1918 after being wiped off...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 2, 2014 file photo, Lupita Nyong'o accepts the award for best actress in a supporting role for "12 Years a Slave" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. British magazine Grazia U.K. on Friday Nov. 10, 2017, has apologized to Lupita Nyong'o after the actress accused it of altering her hair on its front cover "to fit a more Eurocentric notion" of beauty. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
November 10, 2017 - 10:36 am
LONDON (AP) — British magazine Grazia U.K. has apologized to Lupita Nyong'o after the actress accused it of altering her hair on its front cover "to fit a more Eurocentric notion" of beauty. The Academy Award winner tweeted before-and-after images, saying the magazine "edited out and smoothed" her...
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November 10, 2017 - 5:38 am
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Basketball players at the College of Coastal Georgia have continued their protest by kneeling during the national anthem. The Brunswick News reports the men's team and several women's basketball players kneeled during the anthem at Wednesday night's game. Players say they're...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 file photo, nationalists, burning flares as they march in large numbers through the streets of Warsaw to mark Poland's Independence Day in Warsaw, Poland. Fascists and other far-right extremists are set to assemble in Warsaw for a march that has become one of the largest gatherings in Europe for increasingly emboldened white supremacists. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)
November 10, 2017 - 5:28 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Fascists and other far-right extremists are set to assemble in Warsaw for a march that has become one of the largest gatherings in Europe and perhaps beyond for increasingly emboldened white supremacists. The march held annually since 2009 on Poland's Nov. 11 Independence Day...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, file photo, Four of the five Kennesaw State cheerleaders who took a knee three weeks ago during the Kennesaw State football game, take a knee once again out of sight of the fans under the visitors' bleachers, during the national anthem before an NCAA college football game between Kennesaw State and Gardner-Webb in Kennesaw, Ga. Kennesaw State, which moved its football cheerleaders inside a stadium tunnel after a group of black cheer squad members knelt during the national anthem, has decided to let them again take the field during pre-game ceremonies. (Kelly J. Huff/The Marietta Daily Journal via AP, File)
November 08, 2017 - 6:50 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia university which moved its football cheerleaders inside a stadium tunnel after a group of black cheer squad members knelt during the national anthem has decided to let them again take the field during pre-game ceremonies. This time, it will be at a game where military...
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November 07, 2017 - 11:40 am
GRIFFIN, Ga. (AP) — In a Nov. 5 story about the cold-case slaying of Timothy Coggins in Georgia, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Sandra Bunn worked as a Spalding County detention officer until her arrest, and that Gregory Huffman was also a detention officer and later a police...
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November 02, 2017 - 12:09 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Black students at Kansas State University voiced concerns about recent racist incidents at a meeting with top school officials on Wednesday night after a car was found near campus earlier in the day scrawled with racial slurs and threats. University spokesman Jeff Morris said...
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