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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2016 file photo Janet Murguia, the President and CEO of the National Council of La Raza, speaks during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. The nation's largest Latino civil rights group is changing its name to make it less polarizing and more inclusive. National Council of La Raza, or NCLR, will announce Monday, July 10, that they will be known as UnidosUS. Murguia said the name change was three years in the making and was in response to members of the organization who felt the term "raza" was outdated. The term means "the people." (AP Photo/Susan Walsh,File)
July 10, 2017 - 2:44 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The largest Latino civil rights organization in the U.S. is changing its name to be less polarizing and more inclusive as it steps up its battle against what it calls anti-immigrant policies by the Trump administration. The National Council of La Raza, or NCLR, will announce Monday...
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July 01, 2017 - 11:59 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A former University of North Carolina chancellor who led the school into its third century while increasing faculty diversity has died. Paul Hardin III was 86. A university news release said that Hardin died at his Chapel Hill home on Saturday after battling ALS, or Lou...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2016, file photo, Duncan Wallace drives a golf cart from his house to his golf club as a group of landscape workers take a break in Vista, Calif. The United States is growing older and more ethnically diverse, a trend that is could put strains on government programs from Medicare to education, the Census Bureau reported Thursday, June 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
June 22, 2017 - 12:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau says the nation is aging and becoming more ethnically diverse. The government agency that counts Americans says all race and ethnic groups grew in the year following July 1, 2015, including a 2 percent jump among non-white Hispanics and a 3 percent increase...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Kalanick will take a leave of absence for an unspecified period and let his leadership team run the troubled ride-hailing company while he’s gone. Kalanick told employees about his decision Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in a memo. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
June 14, 2017 - 3:33 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Freewheeling Uber faces major change. Its board is cracking down, its founder and CEO is stepping away indefinitely, and the company itself is coming to grips with measures intended to reform its toxic culture and aggressive business practices. And it all started when Susan...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Kalanick will take a leave of absence for an unspecified period and let his leadership team run the troubled ride-hailing company while he’s gone. Kalanick told employees about his decision Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in a memo. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
June 13, 2017 - 6:29 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It's clear from former Attorney General Eric Holder's recommendations on how to fix Uber's dysfunctional management that the male-dominated company grew huge without even the most basic procedures to prevent sexual harassment, bullying and other bad behavior. The 13-page...
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Graphic shows results of AP-NORC poll on retirement; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
May 18, 2017 - 6:06 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Older white Americans are nearly twice as likely as African-Americans to say they've saved enough for retirement, a new poll found. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey also found that African- Americans and Latinos have less financial security than...
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Fox News anchor Kelly Wright speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in New York to discuss his part in a lawsuit accusing the network of allowing racial discrimination. Wright and ten former and current employees of Fox News Channel filed the suit on Tuesday, saying they repeatedly complained about an executive's racist behavior but no action was taken. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
April 26, 2017 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News Channel anchor who is black has joined a racial discrimination lawsuit against his company, saying Wednesday that the network marginalized him and has little interest in promoting diversity. Kelly Wright, who primarily works an overnight shift at Fox, said at an emotional...
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April 19, 2017 - 8:56 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A U.S. Olympic champion who famously raised his black-gloved fist during a 1968 medal ceremony says he's proud to see current professional athletes drawing attention to racial inequality and social injustice using peaceful protests during the national anthem. Tommie Smith...
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April 19, 2017 - 6:36 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A U.S. Olympian who famously raised his black-gloved fist during a 1968 medal ceremony says he's proud to see current professional athletes drawing attention to racial inequality and social injustice using peaceful protests during the national anthem. Tommie Smith received his...
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A bronze statue of Brooklyn Dodgers great Jackie Robinson is unveiled outside Dodger Stadium before the Los Angeles Dodgers' baseball game with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 18, 2017 - 4:22 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As Major League Baseball celebrates the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, a diversity report finds that the league could do a better job of identifying and hiring minority and female candidates for top decision-making jobs. The annual report card...
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