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CHICAGO — After fumbling the answer to a question about whether a former Ku Klux Klan leader is a racist, the campaign of Republican...
Myanmar army enjoys popularity surge amid Rohingya crackdown

BANGKOK — Activist Nyo Tun spent 10 years as a political prisoner locked away by Myanmar's military in the notorious Insein prison, where he...
Civil rights veteran Rep. Lewis being honored in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. — Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will speak at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, months after refusing to join President...
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Police would be required to collect data on race and traffic stops, under an anti-racial profiling bill approved Tuesday by the...
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HARRISON, Ark. — An Arkansas community college will investigate allegations that fans attending basketball games yelled racial slurs toward black players on the opposing...
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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana has a reputation for intolerance that will remain if the state Legislature declines again to approve a hate crimes law this...
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BURLINGTON, Vt. — A North Carolina dialogue expert zeroed in on Burlington-area race relations ahead of a white allies workshop because, he says, people...
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AUSTIN, Texas — The U.S. Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal from the Texas Democratic Party charging that the Republican-controlled Legislature illegally gerrymandered the...
Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites including...
Serb leader’s death in Kosovo raises Balkan region tensions

MITROVICA, Kosovo — A leading Serb politician was shot to death Tuesday near his political party's offices in northern Kosovo, an attack that raised...

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