African-Americans

March 26, 2017 - 8:51 pm
NCAA TOURNAMENT UPDATE: East vs. West set in Final Four next weekend UNDATED (AP) — The Final Four is set. And in an unusual bit of geography, it'll be schools from neighboring states out west (Oregon, Gonzaga) against schools from neighboring states in the east (North Carolina, South Carolina)...
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March 25, 2017 - 5:38 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH-OVERHAUL Epic collapse of GOP health care bill puts effort into limbo WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans passed roughly 60 bills over the past six year dismembering President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. They knew the measures would go nowhere with the Democrat still in the...
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March 25, 2017 - 4:40 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH-OVERHAUL Epic collapse of GOP health care bill puts effort into limbo WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans passed roughly 60 bills over the past six year dismembering President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. They knew the measures would go nowhere with the Democrat still in the...
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March 25, 2017 - 3:34 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH-OVERHAUL Epic collapse of GOP health care bill puts effort into limbo WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans passed roughly 60 bills over the past six year dismembering President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. They knew the measures would go nowhere with the Democrat still in the...
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March 24, 2017 - 9:03 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A study of the Chicago Police Department's stop-and-frisk procedures released Friday revealed a dramatic decrease in the number of stops since an American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois lawsuit, but found that officers were still targeting racial minorities. The report by former U...
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In this March 20, 2017 photo, Rachel Dolezal poses for a photo with her son, Langston in the bureau of the Associated Press in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal, who has legally changed her name to Nkechi Amare Diallo, rose to prominence as a black civil rights leader, but then lost her job when her parents exposed her as being white and is now struggling to make a living. (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios)
March 24, 2017 - 3:19 am
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A woman who rose to prominence as a black civil rights leader then lost her job when her parents exposed her as white is struggling to make a living these days. Rachel Dolezal said she has been unable to find steady work in the nearly two years since she was outed as a white...
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James Harris Jackson is escorted out of a police precinct in New York, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Police said Jackson, accused of fatally stabbing a black man in New York City, told investigators he traveled from Baltimore specifically to attack black people. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 23, 2017 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One was a neighborly black man who lived in a rooming house in New York's Garment District, liked to collect autographs outside Broadway's theaters, struck up a Twitter friendship with a Hollywood actress and took photos of himself with Oprah and Beyonce. The other was a white Army...
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James Harris Jackson is escorted out of a police precinct in New York, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Police said Jackson, accused of fatally stabbing a black man in New York City, told investigators he traveled from Baltimore specifically to attack black people. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 22, 2017 - 6:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A white U.S. Army veteran from Baltimore bent on making a racist attack took a bus to New York, the "media capital of the world," randomly picked out a black man who was collecting bottles on the street and killed him with a sword, police said Wednesday. James Harris Jackson turned...
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President Donald Trump meets with members of the Congressional Black Caucus in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 22, 2017 - 6:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Black lawmakers emerged from a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday saying the president was at least willing to listen to their concerns that his policies and positions could hurt their African-American constituents. However, beyond a promise of...
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James Harris Jackson is escorted out of a police precinct in New York, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Police said Jackson, accused of fatally stabbing a black man in New York City, told investigators he traveled from Baltimore specifically to attack black people. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 22, 2017 - 4:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A white man from Baltimore bent on making a racist attack took a bus to New York City, the "media capital of the world," randomly picked out a black man who was collecting bottles on the street and fatally wounded him with a sword, police said Wednesday. James Harris Jackson, 28,...
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