Discrimination

August 24, 2017 - 1:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — American rabbis critical of President Donald Trump will not try to organize a conference call with him for the Jewish High Holy Days in protest of his response to a white nationalist rally in Virginia. The conference call for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur was a tradition under...
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August 24, 2017 - 12:45 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A court settlement over election districts in a rural North Carolina county should help black candidates get on the local governing board after an absence of two decades. A national civil rights organization sued Jones County leaders and boards in February on behalf of black...
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City workers drape a tarp over the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Emancipation park in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. The move to cover the statues is intended to symbolize the city's mourning for Heather Heyer, killed while protesting a white nationalist rally earlier this month. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 24, 2017 - 11:45 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville officials will meet behind closed doors Thursday to discuss "personnel matters" in the wake of a deadly white nationalist rally, the city's mayor said in a statement. The City Council decided to hold an emergency closed session with the city manager on...
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City workers drape a tarp over the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Emancipation park in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. The move to cover the statues is intended to symbolize the city's mourning for Heather Heyer, killed while protesting a white nationalist rally earlier this month. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 24, 2017 - 10:35 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville residents will get a chance this weekend to talk with city officials about a white nationalist rally earlier this month that devolved into deadly violence. The city had planned Thursday evening to host what it calls a "community recovery town hall," in...
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August 24, 2017 - 9:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — American rabbis critical of President Donald Trump will not try to organize a conference call with him for the Jewish High Holy Days in protest of his response to a white nationalist rally in Virginia. The conference call for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur was a tradition under...
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August 24, 2017 - 8:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — American rabbis critical of President Donald Trump say they won't try to organize a conference call with him for the Jewish High Holy Days next month. The conference call for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur had been a tradition under President Barack Obama, though it was never planned...
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August 24, 2017 - 8:23 am
TRUMP Within 24 hours, a pair of wildly different Trump speeches RENO, Nev. (AP) — President Donald Trump can shift dramatically in tone from one speech to the next. Within a 24-hour span, Trump delivered one speech in which he tore into the media and members of his own party, and a second in which...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the National Convention of the American Legion, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 24, 2017 - 8:22 am
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Within a 24-hour span, President Donald Trump delivered one speech in which he tore into the media and members of his own party, and a second in which he called for national unity and love. The about-face seemed to reflect the president's real-time internal debate between calls...
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Phillip Butler speaks during a news conference at his attorney's office in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. The Butlers, victims of a cross burning on their property forty years ago, is questioning the sincerity of Catholic Priest William Aitcheson, a Ku Klux Klan "wizard", who has come forward after decades about his past. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
August 24, 2017 - 5:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Phillip and Barbara Butler hadn't given much thought to the man who burned a cross on their front lawn 40 years ago. Then they heard the startling news Tuesday that the perpetrator had become a priest and was ministering to Catholics not far from their home. "I didn't know what to...
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City workers drape a tarp over the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Emancipation park in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. The move to cover the statues is intended to symbolize the city's mourning for Heather Heyer, killed while protesting a white nationalist rally earlier this month. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 24, 2017 - 4:40 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville residents are getting a chance to talk with city officials about a white nationalist rally earlier this month that devolved into deadly violence. The city is hosting what it calls a "community recovery town hall" Thursday evening, in collaboration with...
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