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People are watched by police as they attend a demonstration in eastern Germany, Sept. 7, 2018, after several nationalist groups called for marches protesting the killing of a German man two weeks ago, allegedly by migrants from Syria and Iraq.
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September 09, 2018 - 9:25 am
BERLIN (AP) — The attack on a kosher restaurant in Chemnitz by masked neo-Nazis on the sidelines of an anti-migrant protest shows there's a deep problem with right-wing extremism in the region and should be treated as a call to action, the head of Germany's Central Council of Jews said Sunday...
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Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum celebrates his victory with supporters during his election watch party at Hotel Duval.
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August 30, 2018 - 10:21 am
Commentary by LZ Granderson (CNN) -- White people linking black people to monkeys has been a racist trope for centuries. That's why when Florida Rep. Ron DeSantis, the Republican nominee for governor, used the phrase "monkey this up" when talking about the handling of the economy by his black...
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In this Aug. 23, 2017, file photo, city workers prepare to drape a tarp over the statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson in Justice park in Charlottesville, Va.
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August 11, 2018 - 12:28 pm
By Russ Bynum, Associated Press Pressure to take down America's monuments honoring slain Confederate soldiers and the generals who led them didn't start with Charlottesville. But the deadly violence that rocked the Virginia college town a year ago gave the issue an explosive momentum. Confederate...
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In this Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 photo, Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer, who was killed during the Unite the Right rally last year, looks over memorabilia in her office in Charlottesville, Va.
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August 07, 2018 - 3:44 pm
Sometimes Alfred Wilson still has to take a moment to collect himself after he pulls open files at the law firm where he works and sees Heather Heyer's handwriting. "I get choked up and have to gather myself before I talk to the client," said Wilson, who hired Heyer, the 32-year-old paralegal...
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Philadelphia police are investigating a racially-charged act of vandalism at a Queen Village playground.
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August 02, 2018 - 4:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two young boys have come forward as the ones who hung a black doll on a noose at Weccacoe Playground in Queen Village, unaware of the history of the property or lynching in the U.S. Philadelphia police began investigating the incident Thursday afternoon, believing it...
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The Monday, July 30, 2018 screenshot shows the #MeTwo Twitter website. The hashtag, a play on the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, was created by journalist Ali Can following the resignation of soccer star Mesut Ozil.
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July 30, 2018 - 12:37 pm
By Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — After #MeToo comes #MeTwo . The hashtag has become a rallying point for scores of second- and third-generation immigrants in Germany, who have taken to Twitter to share their accounts of everyday racism and how they still struggle to be accepted...
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June 01, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is a sad reality that racism occurs in our society, and although the hope is that we are making progress in dealing with this issue, it is still a problem. Over the...
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May 29, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On the same day Starbucks closed thousands of its doors for a few hours so employees could undergo anti-bias training, Black coffee shop owners opened up about the importance of inclusive and fair business models as a way to advance racial justice. The viral video...
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Roseanne Barr participates in the "Roseanne" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in January.
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May 29, 2018 - 1:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC canceled its hit reboot of "Roseanne" on Tuesday following star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet that referred to former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the Muslim Brotherhood and the "Planet of the Apes." ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey said the comment "...
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May 04, 2018 - 10:08 am
CHERRY HILL, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Camden Catholic High School President Mary Whipkey sent a statement to school alumni about allegations of racism from former history teacher and head football coach Nick Strom. He said earlier this week that the school fired him because he has too many black...
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