Tag: Race and ethnicity

Jesse Jackson’s decades in public eye shaped by many roles

CHICAGO — For more than 50 years, the Rev. Jesse Jackson has been in the public eye as an activist, a two-time presidential candidate...
FBI report on black ‘extremists’ raises new monitoring fears

WASHINGTON — An FBI report on the rise of black "extremists" is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights...
Why few women of color in wave of accusers? ‘Stakes higher’

PHILADELPHIA — In the weeks since dozens of women have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape or sexual harassment, unleashing an avalanche of...
Anti-gay supporters rally for Moore, worrying LGBT community

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies. ...
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lankan police said Saturday that 19 people were arrested following racial violence in the country's south that started over...
Boston free speech rally draws supporters, protesters

BOSTON — A few dozen free speech advocates rallied peacefully Saturday on Boston Common but just like last summer's event, they were outnumbered by...
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RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republican legislative leaders balked again Friday at having an outside expert redraw some House and Senate district boundaries and...
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BREVARD, N.C. — A North Carolina teenager found guilty of ethnic intimidation and simple assault plans to appeal the decision. ...
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WESTFIELD, Mass. — Officials at a Massachusetts university say they will install cameras and step up security following a series of racist incidents on...
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SHERIDAN, Wyo. — Northern Wyoming Community College officials have announced a wave of changes after Native American students were targeted in at least two...

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