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UN Human Rights Council to hold urgent debate on “systematic racism and police brutality”

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) will hold an urgent debate on human rights violations, “systematic racism, police brutality and violence against peaceful protests” on Wednesday, the organization said ...

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NASCAR legends voice support for George Floyd protests

NASCAR drivers have joined the growing list of athletes and sports leagues throwing their support behind the nationwide protests against police brutality. Bubba Wallace wore a black T-shirt that said ...

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Man hit with acid in alleged racist attack in Milwaukee

A man was reportedly hit with acid in an alleged racist incident in Milwaukee. Local TV station WTMJ, citing police, reported that a person threw acid at another person’s face ...

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Hundreds gather in Brooklyn to protest the NYPD after a violent subway video

Hundreds gather in Brooklyn to protest the NYPD after a violent subway video

Hundreds of people marched through downtown Brooklyn for hours to protest what they described as brutality by the New York Police Department. Protesters chanted “no justice, no peace” Friday night ...

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Contemporary racism erupts in our country

This isn’t a scene from a hundred years ago. This is right now, in front of the Hillsborough, NC Courthouse. Contemporary racism erupts in our backyard. Citizens of Hillsborough are ...

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Trump: Demoted New York Times editor should have been fired

President Trump on Thursday suggested The New York Times did not go far enough in demoting one of its editors earlier this week, though it was unclear if he was ...

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Jackson Lee: ‘Racism is a national security threat’

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) on Tuesday said the Trump administration should declare racist beliefs a threat to U.S. national security. During a hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee, ...

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Texas police apologize for horseback leading a handcuffed black man by a rope

Texas police have apologized after an image of two white officers on horseback leading a handcuffed black man by a rope caused an outcry online. Galveston Police Chief Vernon Hale ...

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James Comey: Trump should take a stand against racism

James Comey is a former director of the F.B.I. He has written this article in THE NEW YORK TIMES: America has long had a radioactive racist soup in the center ...

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Reagan’s daughter: no defence for my father ‘monkeys’ remark

The daughter of the late US President Ronald Reagan has said there is “no defence” for racist comments he made in a 1971 phone conversation. Newly unearthed tapes reveal Reagan ...

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