Tag: race and ethnicity

Dick Gregory, 84, Dies; Found Humor in the Civil Rights Struggle

| August 20, 2017 | 0 Comments




A black satirist who gave white audiences a deeper feel for the nation’s shameful racial history.

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Dick Gregory, 84, Dies; Found Humor in the Civil Rights Struggle

Charlottesville Wounds Still Fresh, Boston Girds for Dueling Protests

| August 19, 2017 | 0 Comments




Amid heightened tensions, a handful of cities were preparing for demonstrations this weekend over Confederate symbols and white nationalism.

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Charlottesville Wounds Still Fresh, Boston Girds for Dueling Protests

In Monument Debate, Calls for an Overdue Reckoning on Race and Southern Identity

| August 19, 2017 | 0 Comments




A longtime mantra used by many defenders is being undercut by the embrace of Confederate imagery by white supremacists.

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In Monument Debate, Calls for an Overdue Reckoning on Race and Southern Identity

How Do Trump’s Black Friends Feel? It’s Complicated

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments




As questions of racism increasingly dog the president, his past, from dating a biracial model to efforts to hang out publicly with African-American celebrities, paints a complex picture.

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How Do Trump’s Black Friends Feel? It’s Complicated

Alt-Right, Alt-Left, Antifa: A Glossary of Extremist Language

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Alt-Right, Alt-Left, Antifa: A Glossary of Extremist Language

Under Armour and Intel C.E.O.s Follow Merck Chief, Quitting Panel in Rebuke to Trump

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments




Three corporate leaders stepped down from a White House advisory group after President Trump equivocated in his initial remarks on racially motivated violence in Charlottesville, Va.

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Under Armour and Intel C.E.O.s Follow Merck Chief, Quitting Panel in Rebuke to Trump

Bulletin Board: Some Readers Say ‘White Nationalist’ Normalizes the Charlottesville Protesters

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Bulletin Board: Some Readers Say ‘White Nationalist’ Normalizes the Charlottesville Protesters

DealBook: Merck’s C.E.O. Took a Stand. What About Other Executives?

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments





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DealBook: Merck’s C.E.O. Took a Stand. What About Other Executives?

Far-Right Groups Surge Into National View in Charlottesville

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments




After Charlottesville, will extremist groups return to the margins of politics, or become normalized and enter the national conversation?

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Far-Right Groups Surge Into National View in Charlottesville

Comment on Race Reopens New York Democrats’ Split Over Schools

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Comment on Race Reopens New York Democrats’ Split Over Schools

Planned Rally by White Nationalists Has College Town on Edge

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments




A rally against the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee has Charlottesville, home to the University of Virginia, bracing for a weekend of potential violence.

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Planned Rally by White Nationalists Has College Town on Edge

Daniel Loeb, a Cuomo Donor, Makes Racial Remark About Black Leader

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments




A major financial backer of the New York governor accused State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins of having done “more damage to people of color than anyone who has ever donned a hood.”

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Daniel Loeb, a Cuomo Donor, Makes Racial Remark About Black Leader

Mike Duggan and Coleman Young Will Face Off in Detroit’s Mayoral Election

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments




Mr. Duggan, the incumbent mayor, was far ahead among eight candidates, and Mr. Young, the son of Detroit’s longest serving mayor, was a distant second.

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Mike Duggan and Coleman Young Will Face Off in Detroit’s Mayoral Election

Right and Left React to the Justice Dept.’s Moves on Affirmative Action

| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments




Writers from across the political spectrum weigh in on the news that the government may investigate college admissions programs that some say are discriminatory.

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Right and Left React to the Justice Dept.’s Moves on Affirmative Action

Activists Aim to Turn Sun Belt Into Front Line on Climate

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments




In the sweltering Sun Belt, workers laboring outdoors are wrestling with the personal and political consequences of a worsening environment.

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Activists Aim to Turn Sun Belt Into Front Line on Climate

Asian-Americans’ Complaint Prompted Justice Inquiry of College Admissions

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments




The Justice Department said it is gearing up to investigate a complaint by Asian-Americans about a college’s affirmative action admissions practices.

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Asian-Americans’ Complaint Prompted Justice Inquiry of College Admissions

Affirmative Action Battle Has a New Focus: Asian-Americans

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments





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‘The Big Sick,’ South Asian Identity and Me

| July 23, 2017 | 0 Comments




The hit movie reflects the world that one New York Times writer grew up in. But does it do so at the expense of South Asian women?

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2 Asian-American Actors Leave ‘Hawaii Five-0’ Amid Reports of Unequal Pay

| July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments




Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park were unable to agree to new contracts with CBS. “The path to equality is rarely easy,” Mr. Kim wrote on Facebook.

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2 Asian-American Actors Leave ‘Hawaii Five-0’ Amid Reports of Unequal Pay

A Campus Argument Goes Viral. Now the College Is Under Siege.

| June 17, 2017 | 0 Comments





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In Quick Reversal, Southern Baptists Denounce White Nationalists

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments




At a conference, pastors at first declined a resolution denouncing the so-called alt-right. Facing backlash, they approved a less harsh version.

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In Quick Reversal, Southern Baptists Denounce White Nationalists

Portland Killings Dredge Up Legacy of Racist Laws in Oregon

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Portland Killings Dredge Up Legacy of Racist Laws in Oregon

Bill Maher Uses Racial Slur on ‘Real Time’

| June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments




Mr. Maher and his guest, Senator Ben Sasse, Republican of Nebraska, were swiftly criticized on social media after Mr. Maher’s comments were broadcast.

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First Rule of Far-Right Fight Clubs: Be White and Proud

| June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments





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First Rule of Far-Right Fight Clubs: Be White and Proud

Protesters Out to Reclaim King’s Legacy, but in Era That Defies Comparison

| January 18, 2015




On the eve of Martin Luther King’s Birthday, protesters mobilized by the shooting deaths of young blacks and angry about racial inequality are evoking his work, denouncing what they say is an attempt to sanitize his message.

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Protesters Out to Reclaim King’s Legacy, but in Era That Defies Comparison

At Home and at Work, Black Police Officers Are on Defensive

| December 25, 2014




Life for black officers, many say, has long been a delicate balancing act between fellow blacks and their police station houses.

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At Home and at Work, Black Police Officers Are on Defensive

About New York: Officers’ Killer Took Aim at New York City of Today

| December 22, 2014




In an instant this weekend, it seemed as though it was 1971 again, a time when the city was riven and dangerous, its ordinary criminal activity outdone by political violence.




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This Land: Police Killed Her Son; Afterward, Louisville Evolved

| December 21, 2014




Several young black men in the city died in police shootings from 1999 to 2004. Interactions between the police and black residents have improved since then, but remain a work in progress.

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This Land: Police Killed Her Son; Afterward, Louisville Evolved

St. Louis County Prosecutor Says Actions on Ferguson Were Correct

| December 20, 2014




Robert P. McCulloch defended his office’s presentation of the Michael Brown case to a grand jury and his decision to announce its finding in the evening.

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St. Louis County Prosecutor Says Actions on Ferguson Were Correct

Police Face a Long and Complex Task to Mend Distrust Deepened by Killings

| December 8, 2014




After killings in New York, Ferguson, Mo., and Cleveland, some analysts say a broad shift in training is needed, along with changes in officers’ behavior and attitudes.




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Police Face a Long and Complex Task to Mend Distrust Deepened by Killings