Discrimination

August 18, 2017 - 3:11 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump's response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary. They want to seize the moral high ground, but without getting sucked into a politically risky culture war. Democrats have denounced Trump for blaming "both sides" for deadly...
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People march in the streets of Durham protesting against a possible march by the Ku Klux Klan, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Durham, N.C. Hundreds of anti-racist demonstrators gathered in a North Carolina city in response to rumors of a white supremacist march. The sheriff had issued a statement that he was investigating the rumors, but no gathering of white supremacists was apparent by midafternoon. However, officers blocked streets and businesses closed. (AP Photo/Jonathan Drew)
August 18, 2017 - 3:08 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to a violent white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): ___ 3 p.m. The mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia, is calling on the governor to convene an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to allow the city to...
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FILE - In this April 29, 2017, file photo, Steve Bannon, chief White House strategist to President Donald Trump is seen in Harrisburg, Pa. According to a source, Bannon is leaving White House post. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
August 18, 2017 - 1:59 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on reaction to President Donald Trump, the terrorist attack in Barcelona and the Charlottesville violence (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Democrats on the House's tax-writing committee have sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, asking for his...
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People march in the streets of Durham protesting against a possible march by the Ku Klux Klan, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Durham, N.C. Hundreds of anti-racist demonstrators gathered in a North Carolina city in response to rumors of a white supremacist march. The sheriff had issued a statement that he was investigating the rumors, but no gathering of white supremacists was apparent by midafternoon. However, officers blocked streets and businesses closed. (AP Photo/Jonathan Drew)
August 18, 2017 - 1:52 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to a violent white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): ___ 1:30 p.m. Hundreds of anti-racist demonstrators are marching through the streets of a North Carolina city in response to rumors of a white...
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Isaiah Moore, right, argues with counter demonstrators about race relations during a rally in Coolidge Park on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Organizers said that the purpose of the demonstration, held in response to Saturday's rally by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., was to declare resistance against Nazism. (Doug Strickland/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)
August 18, 2017 - 1:10 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to a violent white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): ___ Noon Four people have been charged with trying to rip away a plaque honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from its place of honor in a North...
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump walks across the tarmac from Marine One to board Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J. Bombarded by the sharpest attacks yet from fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, dug into his defense of racist groups by attacking members of own party and renouncing the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
August 18, 2017 - 1:09 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on reaction to President Donald Trump, the terrorist attack in Barcelona and the Charlottesville violence (all times local): 1:00 p.m. President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post. That's according to two people familiar...
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FILE- In this Oct. 27, 2016, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an announcement of new products in Cupertino, Calif. Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of Cook’s pledge to help lead the fight against the hate that fueled the violence in Charlottesville, Va., during a white-nationalist rally. Cook made the commitment late Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in an internal memo obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
August 18, 2017 - 12:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tech companies' efforts to banish extremist groups and individuals are continuing as a social network popular with extremists disappeared from Google's Android app store. Gab had already been unavailable in Apple's store, though it remains accessible on the web. The banishments come...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at the State Department in Washington. Tillerson is condemning hate speech and bigotry as un-American and antithetical to the values the U.S. was founded on and promotes abroad. In his most extensive comments on race and diversity since last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville, Va., Tillerson on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, called racism “evil.” He said freedom of speech is sacrosanct but that those who promote hate poison the public discourse and damage the country they claim to love. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 18, 2017 - 12:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday condemned hate speech and bigotry as un-American and antithetical to the values on which the U.S. was founded and promotes abroad. He also lamented a lack of diversity in the U.S. diplomatic corps and pledged to increase minority hiring...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at the State Department in Washington. Tillerson is condemning hate speech and bigotry as un-American and antithetical to the values the U.S. was founded on and promotes abroad. In his most extensive comments on race and diversity since last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville, Va., Tillerson on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, called racism “evil.” He said freedom of speech is sacrosanct but that those who promote hate poison the public discourse and damage the country they claim to love. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 18, 2017 - 10:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is condemning hate speech and bigotry as un-American and antithetical to the values the U.S. was founded on and promotes abroad. In his most extensive comments on race and diversity since last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia,...
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August 18, 2017 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is condemning hate speech and bigotry as un-American and antithetical to the values the U.S. was founded on and promotes abroad. In his most extensive comments on race and diversity since last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia,...
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