Race and ethnicity

In a photo from, Friday, April 27, 2018, a statue of former Mayor Orville Hubbard, who spent decades trying to keep the city all white, is displayed in Dearborn, Mich. The statue was socked away for more than a year after leaders decided it didn't belong outside a new City Hall. Vestiges of racism and intolerance are slowly being moved and removed in Michigan and other northern states as calls continue in the South to take down such monuments. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
May 20, 2018 - 10:56 am
DETROIT (AP) — Vestiges of racism and intolerance are slowly being moved and removed in Michigan and other northern states as calls continue in the South to take down such monuments. Crews in southwestern Michigan's Kalamazoo have dismantled a nearly 80-year-old statue depicting a European settler...
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Jenice Armstrong of Burlington, N.J. takes a photo during a television viewing party of the royal wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry , Saturday, May 18, 2018, at the Armstrong-Turner residence in Burlington, N.J. From pubgoers in pajamas to merrymakers in finery at a posh hotel, Americans cheered and teared up Saturday as they watched Meghan Markle marry Prince Harry in a royal wedding with trans-Atlantic resonance. (AP Photo/Corey Perrine)
May 19, 2018 - 9:39 pm
BURLINGTON, New Jersey (AP) — With a gospel choir, black cellist and bishop, Oprah, Serena and Idris Elba in the audience and an African-American mother-of-the-bride, Saturday's wedding of Prince Harry to American actress Meghan Markle was a blend of the solemn and the soulful. Guess who's coming...
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle leave after their wedding ceremony at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Ben Birchhall/pool photo via AP)
May 19, 2018 - 8:56 pm
WINDSOR, England (AP) — The son of British royalty and the daughter of middle-class Americans wed Saturday in a service that reflected Prince Harry's royal heritage, Meghan Markle's biracial roots and the pair's shared commitment to putting a more diverse, modern face on the monarchy. British...
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Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle leave after their wedding ceremony, at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Gareth Fuller/pool photo via AP)
May 19, 2018 - 2:40 pm
WINDSOR, England (AP) — The Latest on the royal wedding (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have made a dramatic departure for their evening reception, making the short drive from Windsor Castle to Frogmore House in a classic Jaguar convertible with the top down...
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From left, Jennifer Whetter of Milwaukee and her daughter, Nora Whetter of St. Paul, Minn. pose with a cutout photograph of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle outside Brit’s Pub for a royal wedding viewing party in downtown Minneapolis on Saturday, May 19, 2018. From pubgoers in pajamas to merrymakers in finery at a posh hotel, Americans cheered and teared up Saturday as they watched Meghan Markle marry Prince Harry in a royal wedding with trans-Atlantic resonance. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
May 19, 2018 - 9:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — From pubgoers in pajamas to merrymakers in finery at a posh hotel, Americans cheered and teared up Saturday as they watched Meghan Markle marry Prince Harry in a royal wedding with trans-Atlantic resonance. People gathered at wedding watch parties — some before dawn — at a Hollywood...
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Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim, left, arrive with his wife Wan Azizah, right, at a rally in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Anwar has been freed from custody after receiving a pardon from the king, paving the way for a political comeback following his alliance's stunning election victory. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
May 17, 2018 - 4:34 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Pardoned Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim said Thursday that decades-old affirmative action policies for the country's Malay majority must be discarded in favor of a new program to help the poor regardless of race. In an interview with The Associated Press, the prime...
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May 17, 2018 - 4:28 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's new anti-Semitism commissioner says a leading newspaper crossed a "red line" with a caricature of Benjamin Netanyahu portraying the Israeli Prime Minister with oversized lips, ears and nose. Felix Klein, who was appointed this year amid concerns over rising anti-Semitism,...
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White nationalist Matthew Heimbach is led away in handcuffs on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky, after a judge ruled that he violated the probation he was serving for physically harassing a protester at a 2016 Donald Trump campaign rally. Heimbach was arrested in March on battery charges after a domestic incident in Paoli, Indiana. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan)
May 15, 2018 - 6:18 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Led from a courtroom in handcuffs Tuesday, one of the nation's most recognizable white nationalists will have 38 days behind bars to ponder the dizzying demise of the group he led before his arrest exposed a bizarre sex scandal. Matthew Heimbach's jail sentence for a...
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Actor John David Washington, from left, director Spike Lee, and Adam Driver pose for photographers during a photo call for the film 'BlacKkKlansman' at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
May 15, 2018 - 7:26 am
CANNES, France (AP) — In a passionate, expletive-ridden monologue at the Cannes Film Festival, director Spike Lee lambasted Donald Trump for the U.S. president's response to last year's violent white supremacist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. Lee told reporters Tuesday that following the...
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May 13, 2018 - 3:18 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A senior German official reportedly wants authorities to prosecute anti-Semitic hate speech posted online, even if the material is hosted abroad. Bavaria's justice minister told weekly Welt am Sonntag that he plans to propose a change in the law when he meets with counterparts from...
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