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September 12, 2017
South Africa marks 40th anniversary of Steve Biko's death
South African leaders on Tuesday marked the 40th anniversary of the death of Steve Biko, the anti-apartheid activist and ...
September 11, 2017
Hurricane Irma exposes racial tensions on smashed St. Martin
In the chaotic days after Hurricane Irma smashed St. Martin, the storm also exposed simmering racial tensions on the island's ...
August 23, 2017
Charlottesville votes to shroud statues after the violence
The Charlottesville City Council voted to drape two Confederate statues in black fabric during a chaotic meeting packed with ...
August 21, 2017
Most American Indian tribes opt out of federal death penalty
In a heinous case on the Navajo Nation, an 11-year-old girl was lured into a van, sexually assaulted and killed. The man who ...
August 17, 2017
In letter to staff, DeVos condemns Charlottesville violence
Facing criticism over her muted response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on ...
August 10, 2017
AP Interview: DeVos says she didn't decry racism enough
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday distanced herself from her comment earlier this year about the nation's ...
August 02, 2017
Minor fire produces menacing black smoke over Paris
A minor blaze in Paris has sent dramatic black smoke over the historic Montparnasse neighborhood and left one person slightly ...
July 11, 2017
Portugal charges 18 policemen over alleged racist conduct
Authorities in Portugal are bringing charges of torture, assault, providing false statements and other crimes against 18 ...
June 20, 2017
South Africa-born lawyer who defended Mandela dies
The Nelson Mandela Foundation has paid tribute to the late Joel Joffe, a South Africa-born human rights lawyer who defended ...
June 15, 2017
Ex-college student from Norway settles suit over racial post
A former Michigan Technological University student has settled his lawsuit against the school over an alleged internet threat ...
June 09, 2017
Journal criticized for not consulting black scholars on race
A leading journal of political philosophy took up the Black Lives Matter movement in its June issue without a single ...
June 02, 2017
Once inspired by Tiger, minority golfers saddened by fall
Tiger Woods inspired a generation of minority golfers when he burst on to the scene as a charismatic young star who won ...
May 30, 2017
South Africa strips citizenship from activist's killer
South Africa has renounced the citizenship of the man who killed anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani in 1993. Polish immigrant ...
May 29, 2017
Paris mayor says 'solution' found for black feminist event
The mayor of Paris said Monday that a "clear solution" has been found with organizers of a festival for black feminists, an ...
May 22, 2017
'Alt-right' leader loses gym membership after confrontation
A leading figure in the "alt-right" movement had his gym membership revoked after a Georgetown University professor ...
May 16, 2017
Report: Bullying persists in schools, sex assault reports up
One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual ...
May 08, 2017
In South Africa, farmers get bail in racially sensitive case
Two South African white farmers who are accused of murdering a black teen-ager were granted bail in the racially sensitive ...
May 03, 2017
Low-income, minority students lag in high school grad rates
Despite rising national graduation rates, low-income and minority students continue to lag behind their peers in finishing ...
May 03, 2017
Australian winger gets 8-game ban for racial abuse
Australian rugby league winger Justin Carney has been banned for eight games for racially abusing a black opponent while ...
April 28, 2017
'Apartheid' furor comes amid 50 years of Israeli occupation
Labeling Israel's treatment of Palestinians as "apartheid" is like flinging a burning match into spilled gasoline — so ...