Discrimination

April 22, 2017 - 3:27 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian anti-fascists and Serb minority groups on Saturday held a commemoration ceremony at the site of a notorious World War II death camp, boycotting the official event over alleged government inaction in curbing the surge of neo-Nazi sentiment in the Balkan country. The...
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April 22, 2017 - 2:12 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian anti-fascists and Serb minority groups have held a commemoration ceremony at the site of a notorious World War II death camp, boycotting the official event over alleged government inaction to curb the surge of neo-Nazi sentiment in the Balkan country. The ceremony...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 23, 2016 file picture, former Romanian tennis ace Ilie Nastase watches a match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase was thrown out of the venue hosting Saturday's World Group II playoff against Britain after abusive comments led to the playoff being suspended. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
April 22, 2017 - 12:21 pm
CONSTANTA, Romania (AP) — Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase was thrown out of the venue hosting Saturday's World Group II playoff against Britain after abusive comments toward players and the umpire led to play being briefly suspended. The 70-year-old former top-ranked Nastase also publicly...
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April 22, 2017 - 11:50 am
CONSTANTA, Romania (AP) — Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase was thrown out of the venue hosting Saturday's World Group II playoff against Britain after abusive comments toward players and the umpire led to play being briefly suspended. The 70-year-old former top-ranked Nastase also publicly...
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April 21, 2017 - 11:50 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida state senator who used a racial slur and vulgar language in a conversation with two African-American colleagues is resigning. Republican Sen. Frank Artiles submitted a resignation letter to the Senate president's office on Friday, four days after he used the 'n-...
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April 21, 2017 - 8:40 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island city has given first passage to a sweeping new ordinance that would ban racial profiling by police and establish strict controls on how to conduct traffic and pedestrian stops. The Providence City Council voted 12-0 in favor of the bill on Thursday. Three...
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In this Thursday, April 20, 2017 photo, South Korean army soldiers walk to take their trains at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. A watchdog group says South Korea's army is hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a video of two male soldiers having sex was posted on the internet earlier this year, stoking fear in an already persecuted minority group. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 21, 2017 - 2:47 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A watchdog group says South Korea's army is hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a video of two male soldiers having sex was posted on the internet earlier this year, stoking fear in an already persecuted minority group. Military investigators looking into the...
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April 20, 2017 - 9:40 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A watchdog group says South Korea's army is hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a video of two male soldiers having sex was posted on the internet earlier this year, stoking fear in an already persecuted minority group. Military investigators looking into the...
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April 20, 2017 - 7:16 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Republican-drawn map setting the boundaries of Texas' statehouse districts violates the U.S. Constitution by intentionally discriminating against minority voters, a federal court found Thursday — the third such ruling against the state's voting laws in roughly a month. The...
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FILE - This March 9, 2012, file photo shows Republican state senator Frank Artiles, R-Miami, asking a questions about a pip insurance bill during house session in Tallahassee, Fla. Artiles, a Republican state senator, is expected to apologize publicly Wednesday April 19, 2017, for using racial slurs and obscene insults in a private after-hours conversation with African-American colleagues. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)
April 20, 2017 - 4:26 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No matter what variation of the 'n-word' is spoken, a Florida state senator is learning the term is still offensive as Democrats and Republicans admonish him for using it during an exchange with two African-American colleagues. Republican Sen. Frank Artiles tried to say his...
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