Discrimination

The police take vegan chef Attila Hildmann into custody during a demonstration against COVID-19 measures, in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. Berlin police ordered a protest by people opposed to Germany’s pandemic restrictions to disband after participants refused to observe social distancing rules. Tens of thousands of people had gathered at the  Brandenburg Gate before marching through the German capital in a show of defiance Saturday against Germany's coronavirus prevention measures. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
August 29, 2020 - 1:44 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Far-right extremists tried to storm the German parliament building Saturday following a protest against the country's pandemic restrictions, but were intercepted by police and forcibly removed. The incident occurred after a daylong demonstration by tens of thousands of people opposed...
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Members of the Baylor football team including Dave Aranda, left, bow their heads during a prayer after marching around campus, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Waco, Texas, protesting the shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)
August 29, 2020 - 11:06 am
With every get-out-the-vote campaign, every shutdown of a major sport, every detailed list of actions by athletes demanding change, one new reality comes into sharper focus: The days of “shut up and play” are winding down. This summer of police shootings of Black people — the aftershocks...
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In this photo taken on March 28, 2018, Danielle Obono arrives at a ceremony at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris. A French magazine has apologized after portraying a Black lawmaker as a slave, as France's government and officials across the political spectrum decried the publication. The legislator, Danielle Obono from the far-left party Defiant France, said the publication flies in the face of those who complain that free speech is threatened by the fight against racism and sexism. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)
August 29, 2020 - 9:57 am
PARIS (AP) — A French magazine apologized Saturday after portraying a Black lawmaker as a slave, as France's government and officials across the political spectrum decried the publication. The legislator, Danielle Obono from the far-left party Defiant France, said the publication flies in the face...
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New York Mets' Dominic Smith celebrates after hitting a go-ahead solo home run off New York Yankees relief pitcher Chad Green in the sixth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 28, 2020 - 8:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dominic Smith hit the go-ahead home run in his first game since tearfully pleading for help combating racial inequality, Pete Alonso also connected and the New York Mets beat the crosstown Yankees 6-4 in the opener of a doubleheader Friday. Amed Rosario hit a walkoff, two-run homer...
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Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel, right, talks with special teams coach Craig Aukerman during NFL football training camp Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, Pool)
August 28, 2020 - 2:44 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans safety Kenny Vaccaro made clear he won't let the fight against racial injustice recede from the conversation even as Tennessee returned to practice Friday. And he won't be talking about football the rest of this season. “I know for me, the next step is just taking...
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Cameron Champ, wearing two different shoes Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, displays the message "Jacob Blake BLM" during a practice round for the BMW Championship golf tournament at the Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
August 27, 2020 - 5:57 pm
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — Golf played on even as other sports in America stopped, and it gave Cameron Champ a chance to speak out at the BMW Championship. First, with his shoes. Then, with powerful words about a desire to find a solution to racial injustice. Champ is one of four players of Black...
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Mosque shooting victim Taj Mohammad Kamran reacts as he leaves the Christchurch High Court after the sentencing hearing for Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, in Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. Tarrant, a white supremacist who killed 51 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques in March 2019 was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
August 26, 2020 - 11:38 pm
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The white supremacist who slaughtered 51 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole, the first time the maximum available sentence has been imposed. Judge Cameron Mander said the crimes committed...
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Groundskeepers work on the field as the scoreboard at Oracle Park reads Black Lives Matter at scheduled game time after a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants was postponed on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
August 26, 2020 - 11:07 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Three Major League Baseball games were postponed Wednesday as players across the sports landscape drove the decisions in the wake of the weekend shooting by police of Jacob Blake, a Black man, in Wisconsin. Games between the Cincinnati Reds and Brewers in Milwaukee, Seattle...
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White House counselor Kellyanne Conway tapes her speech for the third day of the Republican National Convention from the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
August 26, 2020 - 7:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans aggressively defended law enforcement on the third night of their convention, as the nation faced renewed tensions following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Wisconsin that sparked protests in a state that could decide the fall election. Vice...
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FILE - In this June 18, 2019 file photo Dravon Ames, holding microphone, speaks to Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams and Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, as his fiancee, Iesha Harper, right, holds 1-year-old daughter London, at a community meeting, in Phoenix. The Phoenix City Council will vote Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 on a settlement for the Black couple who had police officers point guns at them in front of their children last year after their young daughter took a doll from a store without their knowledge. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
August 26, 2020 - 5:49 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix City Council agreed Wednesday to pay a settlement to a Black couple who had police officers point guns at them in front of their children last year after their young daughter took a doll from a store without their knowledge. Iesha Harper said at a news conference that she...
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