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By Associated Press
Historians say Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wrongly used the term "indentured servants" when referring to the first Africans to arrive in what is now Virginia. Scholars say they were enslaved.
By Alan Suderman, Associated Press
He promised to start an honest conversation about race and how to heal the lingering wounds of Virginia's painful past. Then he disappeared.
With two Virginia state leaders admitting to wearing blackface and another accused of sexual assault, Democrats are debating not only a change in leadership but what their party stands for. Amna Nawaz is joined by Washington Post reporter Eugene Scott…
Organizers said they were cancelling interviews and photo opportunities for "Cold Pursuit" hours after Neeson appeared on "Good Morning America" to explain his past racist thoughts.
By Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press
Blackface incidents are not only hurtful; they can be harmful when they happen at institutions of higher learning and are perpetrated by people who go on to impact the lives of people of color as decision-makers — from politicians to…
The Democratic governor released a statement Friday afternoon, acknowledging that it was a photograph of him "in a costume that is clearly racist and offensive," and apologizing for "the hurt that decision caused then and now."…
By Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press
Three groups met for just a few minutes Friday at the base of the Lincoln Memorial, an encounter captured in videos that went viral over the weekend — and again cast a spotlight on a polarized nation that doesn't appear…
By Amna Nawaz
After 13-year-old Divyne Apollon II became the target of racist taunts by opponents, his teammates jumped to his defense. The camaraderie caught the eye of Washington Capitals’ players John Carlson and Devante Smith-Pelly, one of the NHL’s few black members,…
By Matthew Daly, Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Veteran Republican Rep. Steve King will be blocked from committee assignments for the next two years after lamenting that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive terms.
By Laurie Kellman, Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The Senate majority leader is the highest-ranking Republican to criticize King, R-Iowa, who lamented last week that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive terms. Meanwhile, House Democrats said they'll seek formal punishment for King.
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