racism

Jussie Smollett
Paul Beaty/AP, file
AP News
February 11, 2020 - 5:40 pm
A grand jury returned a six-count indictment accusing actor Jussie Smollett of lying to Chicago police. Read the latest here.
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U.S. federal courthouse in Camden.
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David Madden
January 15, 2020 - 12:32 pm
Federal prosecutors have responded to a motion filed by defense lawyers for the former chief of Bordentown police who seek to have a conviction against him thrown out, contending there was racial bias in the jury room. Read more here.
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In this Tuesday, July 10, 2018 file photo, members of the royal family gather on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
Matt Dunham/AP
AP News
January 14, 2020 - 1:04 pm
When accomplished, glamorous American actress Meghan Markle married Prince Harry in 2018, she was hailed as a breath of fresh air for Britain’s fusty royal family. That honeymoon didn’t last.
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#WeAreNotAtRisk campaign
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
January 07, 2020 - 3:57 pm
A youth-led global campaign, which recently planted its roots at 15th and Cherry streets, wants to change the negative narrative about young people across the globe. Read more here.
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Members of the Froggy Carr club march during the Mummers Parade.
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Cherri Gregg
January 02, 2020 - 5:00 pm
The Mummers Parade's record of racist parody turned up again this year, and a former mummer — who has since left the tradition after learning about its racist origins — believes the bigotry needs to come to an end. Read more here.
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Acting Police Commissioner Christine Coulter
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Kristen Johanson
December 29, 2019 - 11:41 am
This year turned out to be a challenging one for the Philadelphia Police Department, including racist Facebook posts written by officers, the shooting of six cops in Nicetown, and the sudden resignation of the police commissioner. Read more here.
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Teacher wears blackface
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CNN
November 04, 2019 - 2:31 pm
A high school teacher has been placed on administrative leave in California after he wore blackface to school on Halloween. Read more here.
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People in a couple of South Philadelphia neighborhoods found anti-Semetic and racist flyers on cars, sidewalks and porches over the weekend.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
November 04, 2019 - 7:57 am
People in a couple of South Philadelphia neighborhoods found anti-Semetic and racist flyers on cars, sidewalks and porches over the weekend, and police are now trying to track down the source.
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AP News
October 23, 2019 - 2:48 pm
A white Pennsylvania teacher who was captured on video calling a black parent a racist slur following a fender bender has resigned. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP
AP News
October 22, 2019 - 3:56 pm
President Donald Trump triggered outrage Tuesday by comparing the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry to a lynching, assigning the horrors of a deadly and racist chapter in U.S. history to a process laid out in the Constitution. Read more here.
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