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Robert E. Lee statue removed in Charlottesville
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Robert E. Lee statue removed in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Confederate monument that helped spark a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been…
UN rights chief: Reparations needed for people facing racism
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UN rights chief: Reparations needed for people facing racism

GENEVA (AP) — The UN human rights chief, in a landmark report launched after the killing of George Floyd in…
For first time in history, Muslim judge appointed to Supreme Court of Canada
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For first time in history, Muslim judge appointed to Supreme Court of Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a historic decision on Thursday to appoint the first non-white judge to Canada’s Supreme…
Biden to honor forgotten victims of Tulsa race massacre
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Biden to honor forgotten victims of Tulsa race massacre

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will take part in a remembrance of one of the nation’s darkest — and…
Tulsa Race Massacre centennial events proceed amid hiccups
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Tulsa Race Massacre centennial events proceed amid hiccups

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Joi McCondichie is a native of this city, but her life and career in public education…
Deep-rooted racism, discrimination permeate US military
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Deep-rooted racism, discrimination permeate US military

For Stephanie Davis, who grew up with little, the military was a path to the American dream, a realm where…
UK Black activist critical in hospital after shooting
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UK Black activist critical in hospital after shooting

LONDON (AP) — An activist who has played a leading role in anti-racism demonstrations in Britain was in critical condition…
Far-right crime hits record high in Germany
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Far-right crime hits record high in Germany

Germany saw a big jump last year in politically motivated crimes, and offences committed by far-right supporters hit a record…
Asian American business leaders launch $250M effort to combat anti-Asian hate
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Asian American business leaders launch $250M effort to combat anti-Asian hate

Business leaders launched a five-year, $250 million drive on Monday to support the causes of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders, vowing…
Asian Americans wary about school amid virus, violence
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Asian Americans wary about school amid virus, violence

BOSTON (AP) — A Chinese American mother in the Boston suburbs is sending her sons to in-person classes this month,…
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