Tag: Racial and ethnic discrimination

Country star Morgan Wallen addresses his use of racial slur

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In his first interview in six months, disgraced country star Morgan Wallen said it was ignorant of him to use a...

Activist who helped desegregate Birmingham library dies

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Black Army veteran who helped peacefully desegregate an Alabama city's library with a sit-in protest in 1963 has died, according...

Activist who helped desegregate Birmingham library dies

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Black Army veteran who helped peacefully desegregate an Alabama city's library with a sit-in protest in 1963 has died, according...

EXPLAINER: What’s the history of the Olympics protest rule?

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TOKYO — The simple act of taking a knee felt like something more monumental when it happened on Olympic soccer pitches in Japan on...

Rights groups take French racial profiling case to top body

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PARIS — Leading rights organizations and grassroots groups are taking France’s first class-action lawsuit targeting the nation’s powerful police machine to the highest administrative...

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...

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...

Delaware lawmaker apologizes for making Asian slur in email

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WILMINGTON, Del. — A Democratic lawmaker in Delaware has apologized for using a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers, saying he...

An Olympics like no other, Tokyo perseveres to host Games

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TOKYO — It's an Olympics like no other — and the Tokyo Games are surely that — but this is an event that has...

Anger as French protesters compare vaccines to Nazi horrors

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PARIS — A French Holocaust survivor has denounced anti-vaccination protesters comparing themselves to Jews who were persecuted by Nazi Germany during World War II....