File-This March 5, 2019, file photo shows a memorial marker standing in the University of Mississippi campus cemetery that has…
The marble statue of a saluting Confederate soldier will be taken to a Civil War cemetery in a secluded area of campus
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Tue, 07/14/2020 - 17:01
Tulsa City Councilor Vanessa Hall-Harper poses for a portrait in front of a monument to the 1921 Black Wall Street massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S., June 18, 2020.
The Tulsa Race Massacre, also known as the Tulsa Race Riot, during which white mobs murdered Black residents and destroyed businesses in an affluent area known as Black Wall Street, is arguably the worst outbreak of racial violence in US history
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Tue, 07/14/2020 - 12:38
Crews remove a statue of Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart on Monument Avenue July 7, 2020, in Richmond, Va.
Professor with archeological training cautions against tearing down monuments in the heat of passion or due to political expediency
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Tue, 07/14/2020 - 08:44
Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor, left, talks with starting pitcher Mike Clevinger during a simulated baseball game at…
For some, the time has come for widespread changes to sports nicknames, mascots and symbols as the country reckons with its legacy of racism
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Tue, 07/14/2020 - 07:57
FILE - A demonstrator holds up a sign in front of a civil war statue at the State House in Columbia, South Carolina, July 10, 2020.
Two groups of protesters were outside the Capitol Friday on the fifth anniversary of the Confederate flag's removal from the grounds
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Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:39
FILE - The Washington Redskins logo is shown on the field before the start of a preseason NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Landover, Md.
National Football League franchise to adopt new nickname after years of criticism for being racially insensitive toward Native Americans
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Mon, 07/13/2020 - 00:36
Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle is the first known Black female tactical aircraft pilot. (U.S. Navy)
The Naval Academy graduate will receive her Wings of Gold insignia this month
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Sun, 07/12/2020 - 00:45
Anti-Racist Tattoos: A Modern Way to Spark Change
Conversation around racial justice in the US has penetrated all areas of life in the country — including tattoo artistry
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Sat, 07/11/2020 - 19:22
Jasmin Pierre poses for a photo with her smartphone app, in New Orleans, July 2, 2020. Pierre, who survived multiple suicide attempts, doesn't want people struggling alone. She created The Safe Place, a free Black-oriented mental health app
Mental health advocates are calling for more specialized federal attention on Black suicides, including research funding. Counselors focusing on Black trauma are stepping in to offer free virtual help
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Sat, 07/11/2020 - 10:50
Smoke rises from the ruins of African Americans' homes following the race massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1921.     Alvin C…
After 99 years and delays caused by the pandemic, Tulsa to face the truth about one of the worst acts of racial violence in US history
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Fri, 07/10/2020 - 17:28
FILE - In this July 10, 1996 file photo, a crowd gathers at the base of the Arthur Ashe Monument after the ceremony dedicating…
Ashe became the first Black player selected to the US Davis Cup team and was the only Black man to ever win the singles title at the US Open, Wimbledon and the Australian Open
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Fri, 07/10/2020 - 16:28
Tracie Simmons Retired Deputy Chief Police, Maryland
A conversation with a retired police officer in Laurel, Maryland, about her perspective on racism among her peers
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Sun, 07/12/2020 - 03:02
Katrina Hendricks, left, pushes a stroller holding her son, Melo, as her mother, Elaine Loving, walks alongside her at a Juneteenth rally and march through a historically Black neighborhood in Portland, Ore, June 19, 2020.
DHS has deployed officers in tactical gear from around the country under an executive order to protect federal property and monuments
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Fri, 07/10/2020 - 08:45
Riot police chase a man as they rush protesters to clear Lafayette Park and the area around it across from the White House for President Donald Trump to be able to walk through for a photo opportunity in front of St. John's Episcopal Church, June 1, 2020.
Defense secretary, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff tell members of Congress they do not know who ordered protesters cleared ahead of president’s walk to church
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Thu, 07/09/2020 - 21:04
FILE - Defense attorney Earl Gray, center, talks to reporters outside court in downtown Minneapolis after his client, former Minneapolis police Officer Thomas Lane, made his first court appearance in the death of George Floyd, June 4, 2020.
Continued publicity 'will impair all parties' right to a fair trial,' judge says
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Thu, 07/09/2020 - 18:43