racism

President Donald Trump
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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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Civil rights attorney Ben Crump's book "Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People," discusses inequalities in the criminal justice system.
Courtesy of Ben Crump
Flashpoint
October 20, 2019 - 8:56 am
The nationally known civil rights lawyer who represented the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Tamir Rice and others will be in Philadelphia Monday for a chat about his new book.
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University of Pennsylvania Law School
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John McDevitt
October 18, 2019 - 12:47 pm
Minority law student groups at the University of Pennsylvania are calling for the dismissal of a professor who they say is offensive. The students claim professor Amy Wax has been delivering remarks that are racist, bigoted and homophobic over the years.
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Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 15, 2019 - 11:56 am
It was another tense and emotional day in court Tuesday, as Michael White, the man accused of fatally stabbing a real estate developer near Rittenhouse Square last year, took the witness stand. Read more here.
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
October 09, 2019 - 4:51 pm
The head of the Philadelphia police union has formally confronted the district attorney over his spokeswoman's since-deleted tweet, which some argue is racially charged. Read more here.
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Federal courthouse in Camden.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
October 09, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Jurors in the hate trial of he former Bordentown police chief have reached a guilty verdict on lying to the FBI a charge that could carry a jail term of up to five years when sentencing takes place.
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U.S. federal courthouse in Camden.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
October 08, 2019 - 5:59 pm
The federal trial of the former Bordentown police chief continues with jurors announcing they’ve reached a partial verdict in the case, and deliberations will resume Wednesday morning.
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David Madden
October 03, 2019 - 9:58 am
Jurors in Camden Federal Court are considering the case of Frank Nucera, the former police chief in Bordentown, Burlington County, who is accused of abusing a black man during an arrest, committing civil rights violations and lying to investigators.
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Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO and National Director of the Anti-Defamation League, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo, File
AP News
September 26, 2019 - 7:54 am
The "OK" hand gesture, a mass killer's bowl-style haircut and an anthropomorphic moon wearing sunglasses are among 36 new entries in a Jewish civil rights group's online database of hate symbols used by white supremacists and other far-right extremists.
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Lawsuit filed against PGW by Joseph and Patricia Dean
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Cherri Gregg
September 17, 2019 - 5:00 pm
A former employee sued Philadelphia Gas Works Tuesday, alleging discrimination and retaliation. He claims he was fired for reporting racist acts in the workplace.
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