Racism

Pittsburgh
Melinda Roeder
December 05, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Pittsburgh City Council is hosting a public hearing Thursday on a resolution that would formally recognize racism as a public health crisis.
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 The Connellsville Area School District will be required to bring in an outside consultant to do racial and cultural sensitivity training under a ruling today from the WPIAL.
Andrew Limberg
September 17, 2019 - 10:28 am
The parents of the Taylor Allderdice boy’s soccer team is asking for change in the way the WPIAL and PIAA deal with racism.
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(Brian Wells/The Times Herald via AP)
Associated Press
August 26, 2019 - 4:33 pm
A city council candidate in Michigan who said last week that she wants to keep her community white "as much as possible" withdrew from the council race on Monday.
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 07, 2019 - 3:20 pm
President Donald Trump has often railed about an "invasion of illegals" at the southern border, words echoed in a screed the El Paso shooting suspect apparently posted that called the attack that killed 22 people at a Walmart his response to an "Hispanic invasion of Texas."
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August 07, 2019 - 1:41 pm
A Muslim woman was told to go back where she came from Tuesday after an encounter at the Sesame Street themed amusement park, Sesame Place in Langhorne, PA.
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(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
August 05, 2019 - 4:30 pm
By ELANA SCHOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first public statement since mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, former President Barack Obama says Americans must "soundly reject language coming out of the mouths of any of our leaders that feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalizes...
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Jamal Lewis
Lynne Hayes-Freeland
August 01, 2019 - 3:36 pm
Make Racism Wrong Again” that is a phrase on the shirt and hat of Johnstown resident Jamal Lewis that is getting a lot of attention online.
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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 29, 2019 - 12:27 pm
Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics Monday and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist.
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(Jessica Taylor/House of Commons via AP)
July 15, 2019 - 4:30 pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May and the two men competing to succeed her condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's berating of four female lawmakers of color but stopped short Monday of calling his remarks racist.
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(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 15, 2019 - 9:47 am
Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their "broken and crime infested" countries. Condemnation of his comments "doesn't concern me because many people agree with me," he...
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