Discrimination

August 12, 2017 - 1:46 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the white nationalist rally being held in Charlottesville (all times local): ___ 1:40 p.m. President Donald Trump is tweeting about the violence that has erupted amid a white supremacist march in Virginia. Trump tweeted Saturday that "we ALL must be united...
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August 12, 2017 - 1:04 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the white nationalist rally being held in Charlottesville (all times local): 12:50 p.m. First Lady Melania Trump is calling for peace after violent clashes broke out at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville. Trump said Saturday on Twitter: "Our...
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This July 8, 2017 photo shows members of the KKK escorted by police past a large group of protesters during a KKK rally in Charlottesville, Va. Some white Southerners are again advocating for what the Confederacy tried and failed to do in the 1860s: secession from the Union. So-called Southern nationalists are within the group of demonstrators who are fighting the removal of Confederate monuments around the South. They say it’s time for Southern states to secede again and become independent of the United States.(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 12, 2017 - 12:46 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings said Saturday they are considering legal action to stop white nationalists from using their logo as part of a "disturbing" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The team said in a statement it "vehemently" disagrees with the rally and is in no way associated with...
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August 12, 2017 - 12:40 pm
PGA CHAMPIONSHIP Spieth's bid for career Grand Slam slipping away CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Spieth's bid for a career Grand Slam is beginning to slip away. Spieth entered the third round of the PGA Championship 11 shots back and needing a big round to get back into contention. Instead, he's...
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August 04, 2017 - 11:14 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish soccer club, Legia Warszawa, says it condemns anti-Semitism and has vehemently denied that any of its fans were behind an attack on an Israeli soccer team. Masked soccer hooligans attacked and slightly injured two Israelis following a friendly match in Poland on...
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July 21, 2017 - 6:48 am
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has ordered Hajduk Split to play its next Europa League home game in an empty stadium as punishment for racist chants by fans. UEFA says its disciplinary panel also fined the Croatian club 50,000 euros ($58,000). Hajduk will serve the ban when it hosts Brondby on Aug...
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This image taken with a fisheye lense shows The Philips Arena, home of the Atlanta Hawks NBA basketball team, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Atlanta. A former security manager at the arena says white entertainers performing there were allowed to bypass security measures while similar requests by black entertainers were denied. Alleging racial discrimination, Samuel R. Hayes III filed a federal lawsuit on Monday against Atlanta Hawks LLC, which operates the arena. The lawsuit says Hayes was fired because he's black and because he complained about security measures that he says were selectively enforced based on race. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 06, 2017 - 5:38 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A former security manager at the arena where the Atlanta Hawks play says white entertainers performing there were allowed to bypass security measures while similar requests by black entertainers were denied. Alleging racial discrimination, Samuel R. Hayes III filed a federal lawsuit...
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July 06, 2017 - 3:32 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A former security manager at the arena where the Atlanta Hawks play says white entertainers performing there were allowed to bypass security measures while similar requests by black entertainers were denied. Alleging racial discrimination, Samuel R. Hayes III filed a federal lawsuit...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2017 file photo, MLB umpire Angel Hernandez (55) is seen in the first inning during a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Cleveland Indians, in Phoenix. Hernandez, a big league umpire for nearly a quarter-century, sued Major League Baseball on Monday, July 3, 2017, alleging race discrimination. In a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati, Hernandez, 55, who was born in Cuba, alleges MLB chief baseball officer Joe Torre "has a history of animosity towards Hernandez stemming from Torre's time as manager of the New York Yankees." (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
July 06, 2017 - 2:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Angel Hernandez, who sued Major League Baseball this week alleging racial discrimination, is among the umpires for Tuesday's All-Star Game in Miami. Hernandez will be at first base as part of a crew headed by Joe West. Hernandez was at third base for both the 1999 All-Star Game in...
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July 06, 2017 - 2:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A former security manager at the arena where the Atlanta Hawks play says white entertainers were consistently allowed to bypass security measures while similar requests by black entertainers were denied. Samuel R. Hayes III filed a federal lawsuit on Monday alleging racial...
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