Tag: Race and ethnicity

Black lawmaker hopes highway project can right an old wrong

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Harold Love Jr. raised his voice over the blare of traffic from the interstate above as he stood near the spot...

50-year war on drugs imprisoned millions of Black Americans

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Landscaping was hardly his lifelong dream. As a teenager, Alton Lucas...

Duke Slater, NFL’s 1st Black lineman, is now Hall of Famer

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Duke Slater was so good the NFL couldn't keep him out. ...

Soccer players kneel to start ew era of Olympic activism

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TOKYO — The referee’s whistle blew, the British players glanced at one another and they dropped to their knees. Their Chilean counterparts responded in...

Zimbabwe sends its 1st Black swimmer to the Olympics

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HARARE, Zimbabwe — The southern African nation of Zimbabwe is sending a Black swimmer to the Olympics, the first from her country to go...

Ex-Detroit chief Craig launches Michigan governor campaign

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LANSING, Mich. — Republican ex-Detroit police chief James Craig launched his campaign for governor on Wednesday, seeking to become Michigan's first Black governor with...

Bank of England sets itself ‘stretching’ diversity targets

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LONDON — The Bank of England said Wednesday it has set itself “stretching” targets to increase ethnic diversity within its ranks after falling just...

Tennessee immigrant youth shelter sues state over suspension

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A group that runs a Tennessee shelter for unaccompanied immigrant youth has sued the state over its decision to suspend the...

White woman granted probation for spitting on Black woman

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HARTFORD, Conn. — A white woman who was charged with a hate crime after being caught on video spitting on a Black woman during...

AP sources: Iowa plans to name football field for Slater

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa plans to name the field at Kinnick Stadium for Duke Slater, a trailblazing Black player who...