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'Sundown towns': Midwest confronts its complicated racial legacy
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'Sundown towns': Midwest confronts its complicated racial legacy

Yahoo News After all, there aren’t many people around town who look like Mr. Cooper, who is African-American. According to the 2010 United States Census, 97 percent of Utica, Ohio, identifies as

Melbourne City keeper suspended over racial slur
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Melbourne City keeper suspended over racial slur

Yahoo News SYDNEY (AP) — Melbourne City A-League goalkeeper Dean Bouzanis has been suspended for five matches after racially abusing Melbourne Victory's former Albania international Besart Berisha.

Obama racial legacy: Pride, promise, regret _ and deep rift
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Obama racial legacy: Pride, promise, regret _ and deep rift

Yahoo News CHICAGO (AP) — He entered the White House a living symbol, breaking a color line that stood for 220 years.

House measure extends reviews of unsolved racial murders
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House measure extends reviews of unsolved racial murders

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to renew a law that would extend federal and state reviews of cold cases of racially motivated killings during the civil rights era.

Poll: Racial vulnerability linked to youth vote choice
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Poll: Racial vulnerability linked to youth vote choice

WASHINGTON (AP) — Among the youngest white adult Americans, feelings of racial and economic vulnerability appear to be closely connected to their support for Donald Trump in last month's election.

Northern California homicide may involve racial motivations
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Northern California homicide may involve racial motivations

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area are investigating the slaying of a young black man as a possible hate crime amid growing concern over racially motivated incidents and

African player says he faced racial abuse in Russian game
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African player says he faced racial abuse in Russian game

MOSCOW (AP) — An African footballer in the Russian Premier League says he faced racial abuse from an opponent during a soccer game.

Trump chooses racial conciliator in UN pick Nikki Haley
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Trump chooses racial conciliator in UN pick Nikki Haley

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Nikki Haley has developed a national reputation as a racial conciliator who led the charge to bring down the Confederate flag at the Statehouse and guided South Carolina

Trump's UN pick Haley: governor who vaulted to prominence amid racial tensions
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Trump's UN pick Haley: governor who vaulted to prominence amid racial tensions

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for ambassador to the United Nations, was relatively unknown on the national stage until a mass shooting in her state vaulted

Racial issues likely to come up at Sessions' Senate hearing
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Racial issues likely to come up at Sessions' Senate hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, is likely to rehash racially charged allegations that derailed his

Sen. Al Franken Has Questions For Uber And Lyft About Racial Bias
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Sen. Al Franken Has Questions For Uber And Lyft About Racial Bias

And he wants answers by December 16, 2016.

Poll: Clinton's edge with young people crosses racial lines
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Poll: Clinton's edge with young people crosses racial lines

WASHINGTON (AP) — Young Americans across races and ethnicities are now more likely to support Hillary Clinton than Donald Trump for president, and to say the former secretary of state will help

Dutch politician Wilders will face trial on charges of inciting racial hatred
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Dutch politician Wilders will face trial on charges of inciting racial hatred

By Toby Sterling THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders can be tried on charges of inciting racial hatred, a court in The Hague ruled on Friday, setting the stage for a politically

Trump says U.S. should mull more racial profiling after Orlando shooting
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Trump says U.S. should mull more racial profiling after Orlando shooting


Republican Donald Trump said on Sunday the United States should consider more racial profiling, in response to a question about whether he supported greater law enforcement scrutiny of Muslim