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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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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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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
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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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City Council hearing on racist posts by officers
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Pat Loeb
September 10, 2019 - 7:47 pm
A City Council hearing Tuesday intended to discuss police officers' racist Facebook posts took a detour Tuesday, when a councilmember called for the resignation of Philadelphia's acting police commissioner. Read more here.
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey
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AP News
August 30, 2019 - 9:30 am
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey apologized for wearing blackface decades ago, becoming the latest politician to face scrutiny over racially insensitive photos from their university days.
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In this Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, photo, Scott Bremner, talk radio host, works in Erie, Pa.
Claire Galofaro/AP Photo
August 06, 2019 - 12:32 pm
By Claire Galofaro and Bill Barrow, Associated Press ERIE, Pa. (AP) — It was the last morning of the workweek, and Scott Bremner, a popular talk-radio host here, found himself — again — in the role of accidental referee on the issue of race. And again, the discussion was inspired by racial...
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Jamal Lewis
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Flashpoint
August 02, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jamal Lewis doesn't consider himself to be "that brave." Originally from South Philly, Lewis has lived in Johnstown for two years. As a black man living in the western Pennsylvania town — which is nearly 80 percent white — he said it has been interesting, to say the...
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Philadelphia police officers
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Kristen Johanson
August 01, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Seven Philadelphia police officers linked to the racist Facebook investigation have resigned, just a few weeks after Philadelphia's police commissioner announced 13 cops would be fired. A spokesman for the Philadelphia Police Department confirmed the names of officers...
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Dutch Village apartments
Julio Cortez/AP
July 31, 2019 - 11:36 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Davon Jones doesn't have to look far to see the irony in President Donald Trump's tweets that Baltimore is a "rat and rodent infested mess." His apartment owned by the president's son-in-law has been invaded by mice since he moved in a year ago. "I don't know how they come in,"...
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